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Tulip Dolls Minuet
Tulip Dolls Minuet

Tulip 'Dolls Minuet'

Stunning deep and rich flower colour.
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Cut Flower
Easy To Grow
  • A stunning, beautifully shaped lily flowered tulip with flared blooms and slender petals.
  • Bright magenta-red flowers with a green stripe to each petal.
  • Perfect planted in large groups in planters of borders and superb with other bold colours such as pink or orange.
  • Leave them in the ground to naturalise and spread or dig them up and store over winter.
  • Supplied as 15 bulbs, size 10/11, ready to plant in autumn, growing to a height of 55 cm (22 in) and width of 15 cm (6 in).
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Product Description

‘Dolls Minuet’ is a beautifully shaped lily flowered tulip with slender, flared petals in the most luxurious bright magenta-red with a green stripe, set against lush grey green foliage that sets off the colour perfectly.

The vibrant colour looks stunning when planted in large groups and is spectacular when grown with other boldly coloured flowers such as bright pinks and oranges, and they look superb in a vase. 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 it’s well drained, so you’ll 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 spring.

Supplied as 15 bulbs, size 10/11, ready to plant in autumn, growing to a height of 55 cm (22 in) and width of 15 cm (6 in).

What Is Supplied

Item 600315 supplied as:

Supplied as 15 bulbs, size 10/11.

Harmful if eaten/may cause skin allergy.

Plant Information

Top Tips

  • Add mycorrhizal fungi to the roots before planting to encourage faster and more reliable establishment.

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, they’ll 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

  • Tulips can be planted as late as November, but it’s 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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Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
55cm
15cm
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Tulip 'Dolls Minuet'
Tulip 'Dolls Minuet'
15 Bulbs
Item: 600315
RRP £5.99
Deal Price £3.99
Save: £2.00 - 33%
Currently Unavailable