The sturdy stems of these single, early-flowering tulips stand up well in wind and rain, and in March and April are topped with soft, salmon-pink, cup-shaped flowers, each with an orange margin. Robust and versatile, they're perfect for planting in a sunny, sheltered, well-drained border or a large patio container. Plant them where you can best enjoy the subtle but sweet scent of the blooms.
SITE: full sun
FLOWERING MONTHS: March/April
BULB SIZE: 10/11
In September to December plant bulbs 15-20cm deep and 10-15cm apart in fertile, well-drained soil. Alternatively, allow 7-9 bulbs per 30cm sq. After flowering dead-head and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser each week for the first month. Once the foliage has died down naturally lift the bulbs and store in a cool greenhouse.