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Tulip 'Vincent van Gogh'
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Tulip 'Vincent van Gogh'

Tulip 'Vincent van Gogh'

10 bulbs — £7.90

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Description

Tulip 'Vincent van Gogh' brings starry nights right to your doorstep with a bold combination of burgundy and near-black. The 125th anniversary of the death of this remarkable and individualistic artist was marked by the release of Tulip 'Vincent van Gogh' in the magnificent Keukenhof gardens. See our video footage and join us in admiring the way sunlight brings out the fire in the dark coloured blooms. Vincent would have loved ‘his’ tulip, and it’s light, pleasant scent would inspire any artist!

Plant your 'Van Gogh' tulips in groups en masse, or contrast them with pink, white, red or yellow for an extra-vibrant effect. In flower arrangements, they will be the focal point – or use them on their own for a simple yet striking effect.

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Perfect for pots

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • RHS Award (AGM)

  • Fully hardy

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Tulipa 'Vincent van Gogh'

  • Tulip group

    Fringed or Crispa (7)

  • Flower colour

    Near-black

  • Bulb size

    12/+

  • Established height

    50-70cm

  • Established spread

    10-20cm

  • Plant spacing

    60 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Short-lived perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

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

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Stony
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • RHS Award (AGM)

    Yes

  • 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

  • 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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