Tulip orphanidea 'Lizzy'
Tulip orphanidea 'Lizzy'
Tulip orphanidea 'Lizzy'

Tulip orphanidea 'Lizzy'

Tulip orphanidea 'Lizzy'

10 bulbs — £5.90

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You can expect your order in September 2022

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Description

If it’s vibrancy you want in your spring garden, then look no further than Tulip orphanidea 'Lizzy' Its stunning blooms comprise six, pointed, bright red petals, which give the bloom a star-shaped appearance. The centre of each bloom has a distinctive black, basal blotch. This is a tulip that is a botanical wonder on its own, but when grown in groups is simply breath-taking!

With good drainage and lots of sun, botanical Tulip orphanidea 'Lizzy' is an especially long-lived tulip. It will return every year, too. It is strongly perennial — it naturalizes well, when in a position it likes —– so it will happily colonize an area. It is also ideal for beds, borders, rockeries, terraces and patio containers.

Key features

  • Perfect for pots

  • Comes back every year

  • Naturalising

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • Fully hardy

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Tulipa orphanidea 'Lizzy'

  • Flower colour

    Red

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Bulb size

    6/8

  • Established height

    10-20cm

  • Established spread

    10-20cm

  • Plant spacing

    100 bulbs per m2

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial
    Naturalising

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered
    Exposed

  • Suitable for

    Pots
    Large containers
    Borders
    Meadows
    Gravel gardens
    Coastal gardens
    Rockery
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Stony
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    No

  • Toxicity

    Skin/eyes irritant
    Harmful if eaten

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Other information

    • Plant your Tulip orphanidea 'Lizzy' bulbs from mid to late autumn

    • Plant in borders or containers in sun or partial shade

    • Plant your bulbs two to three times as deep as the bulb is high

    • Space the bulbs about twice the bulb diameter apart

    • Place the Tulip orphanidea 'Lizzy' bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards

    Read all Tulip planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 September 2022
    You can expect your order in September 2022

    Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2022
    You can expect your order in October 2022

    Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2022
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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