Tulip 'Purple Pride'
Tulip 'Purple Pride'
Tulip 'Purple Pride'
Tulip 'Purple Pride'
Tulip 'Purple Pride'
Tulip 'Purple Pride'
Tulip 'Purple Pride'
Tulip 'Purple Pride'
Tulip 'Purple Pride'

Tulip 'Purple Pride'

Tulip 'Purple Pride'

10 bulbs — £6.90

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Orders placed before 1 September 2024
You can expect your order in August/September

Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2024
You can expect your order in September/October

Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2024
You can expect your order within 10 business days

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Description

Use Tulip 'Purple Pride' to make meandering swathes of mellow mauve in your borders or plant perfect purple-themed pots on your patio. If pastel shades are your spring aesthetic, introducing candy-purple tulips with cool but intense colour like Tulip 'Purple Pride' to your planting scheme will help you to achieve that blissful, soft-hued floral perfection. A cross between two much-loved tulip types, darwin hybrid and fosteriana, you can enjoy long-lasting colour, large blooms, strong stems and look forward to perennial flower power striking from your Tulip 'Purple Pride' bulbs not just in the first year, but also in future years.  

Combine Tulip 'Purple Pride' with other mid-height tulips in shades of pink and white or add layers of colour with dainty lower-height bulbs such as Chionodoxa, Anemone blanda or botanical tulips. If you want to add height, a strong contrast and vertical accent, perfect your planting scheme with a few near-black Fritillaria persica like 'Twin Towers Tribute' or 'Purple Dynamite'. A combo with Tulip 'Purple Pride' will look incredible!

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Perfect for pots

  • Comes back every year

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • Fully hardy

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Tulipa 'Purple Pride'

  • Tulip group

    Darwin hybrid (4)

  • Flower colour

    Purple, pink, mauve

  • Bulb size

    12/+

  • Established height

    30-50cm

  • Established spread

    10-20cm

  • Plant spacing

    60 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun, Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Borders
    Cottage gardens
    Coastal gardens
    Cut flower gardens
    Gravel gardens
    Large containers
    Low maintenance gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Loam-based compost
    Multipurpose compost
    Sandy
    Stony

  • 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

Useful information

    • Plant your Tulip 'Purple Pride' 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 'Purple Pride' bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards

    Read all Tulip planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 September 2024
    You can expect your order in September 2024

    Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2024
    You can expect your order in October 2024

    Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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