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Tulip Tropical Wave
Tulip Tropical Wave
Tulip Tropical Wave
Tulip Tropical Wave
Tulip Tropical Wave
Tulip Tropical Wave

Tulip Tropical Wave
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SIZE 12/+

Perfect for pots

Hand packed in paper bags

£8.50

Immerse yourself in a tide of totally tropical tones with this splashy mango-yellow tulip. A twist of exotic colour is just what that garden needs to turn up the colour volume in time for summer, and Tulip ‘Tropical Wave’ does it so brilliantly. With this remarkable tulip, you’ll get two refreshing colour crushes in one. Emerging first of all with a closed bloom of zesty lemon and lime outer petals, before unfurling into a fully double cone-shaped flower of tightly-packed petals which resemble a lovely fruity sorbet!

Despite its exotic looks, the beautiful and unusual Tulip ‘Tropical Wave’ is fully hardy and will bring a surge of colour to beds, borders and pots during spring whatever the weather. Opening slowly, the blooms provide a fantastically long season of interest and look truly outstanding in the garden as well as a vase. Its sturdy, compact habit makes it a particularly great choice for growing in patio pots where the flowers can be marvelled at close up. Alternatively, plant it in groups or swathes in borders to create a striking crest of gold in mixed planting schemes.

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Colour:

Yellow + green

Height:

30-35 cm / 12-14"

Planting season:

Autumn

Flowering time:

Mid to late spring

Family:

Double late / peony tulips

Botanical name:

Tulipa Tropical Wave

Light requirements:

Partial shade / Full sun

Soil moisture:

Average

Naturalising:

Poor

Perennial:

No

Critter resistant:

No

  • Plant your tulip bulbs from mid to late autumn
  • Plant in borders or containers in sun or partial shade
  • Plant the bulbs two to three times as deep as the bulb is high
  • Space the bulbs about twice the bulb diameter apart
  • Place the bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards

    Read more in our planting guide
  • Orders placed before 15 September 2018
    You can expect your order in September 2018
  • Orders placed 16 September - 15 December 2018
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

    See our full shipping & delivery schedule

Flower bulb nursery 'J.S. Pennings de Bilt' in Breezand, The Netherlands is a flower bulb company that is famous for its variety, quality and innovativeness. They grow many exclusive varieties of tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, and crocuses. It's a family business with a long tradition, growing exclusive spring- and autumn flowering bulbs for generations. The company is named after its founder of the nursery, Jan Pennings. 'De Bilt' is a reference to the typical Dutch farmhouse that housed the company for years. Nowadays, the company is run by Dick van Duin (see photo) and Joost Pennings.

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