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Tulip pulchella Little Beauty
Tulip pulchella Little Beauty
Tulip pulchella Little Beauty
Tulip pulchella Little Beauty

Tulip pulchella 'Little Beauty'

A delightfully vibrant, short-stemmed tulip for early spring colour
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Cut Flower
Easy To Grow
  • One of the most popular tulips in fabulous shades of deep magenta with yellow centres
  • Bringing vibrant colour in early spring, they look great planted with white tulips for glorious contrast
  • Reaching a height of 10cm, they are perfect for the front of borders or rock gardens
  • They also look stunning planted in a container and as a cut flower
  • Supplied as a pack of 15 bulbs, ready for planting
15 Bulbs - Item: 600015
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Product Description

With stunning, deep magenta flowers and bright yellow centres, these 'Little Beauty' tulips have short stems and beautiful pointed petals. The perfect choice for planting at the front of borders or rock gardens as they will really draw in attention for you spring displays.

Tulips are one of the most popular of spring flowers; plant them with contrasting colours for a fresh and vibrant display in your garden, patio or decking.Growing happily in sun or partial shade, they are ideal in large planters or in flower borders, especially in large groups, where their wonderful flower shape can be admired.

Tulips are very easy to grow and care for and can be left in the ground after flowering as long as itís well drained, so youíll get another wonderful display the following year as they slowly naturalise and spread, or they can be dug up and stored over winter before replanting the following autumn.

Supplied as 15 bulbs, ready to plant in autumn, growing to a height of 15cm.

What Is Supplied

Item 600015 supplied as:

Supplied as a pack of 15 bulbs, size 6/7, ready to plant in the autumn.

Flowers April-May, height 10cm.

Harmful if eaten, skin irritant.

Plant Information

Top Tips

Which way up? Usually pointy end up, but if you are not sure, plant the bulb on its side and it will eventually right itself.

Care Guide

Planting Advice for your tulip bulbs:

  • Plant bulbs at twice the depth of the height of the bulb and four times their width apart. e.g. 5cm tall bulbs need to be planted 10cm below the surface of the ground and 20cm apart.
  • Please check the bag for any additional planting instructions.
  • They are fine to plant even if a little green growth is showing, theyíll just need a good watering when you plant them, and then only when the soil is dry.
  • Leave them in the ground once they die back for flowers again next year.
  • While all the energy that a bulb needs in order to grow is stored in the bulb itself, they will do better if you feed them when in active green growth.
  • Plant in herbaceous borders, in pots, or leave in the ground to naturalise.
  • If planted in pots be sure to water frequently and keep moist.

 

Aftercare Advice for your tulip bulb collection:

  • Tulips can be planted as late as November, but itís best to get your bulbs in the ground so that they can establish a good root system before the weather becomes too cold.
  • Plant in herbaceous borders, in pots, or leave in the ground to naturalise.
  • Water frequently and if in pots ensure that the compost doesn't dry out.

 

Tidying your Tulips:

  • Once flowering is over, it is important to leave the leaves on your tulips until they have died right down, usually by early summer. This allows the bulb to store food and produce flowers the following year.
  • While it is recommended that bulbs are dug up and dried in the summer sun, modern thought is that there is no real benefit from doing this and many gardeners now leave bulbs where they are.
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Planting Time
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Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
15cm
10cm
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Tulip pulchella 'Little Beauty'
Tulip pulchella 'Little Beauty'
15 Bulbs
Item: 600015
Only £5.99