Growing Calendar for Tulip Bulbs 'Double Sugar' x6
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Variety with petals that open up just like a peony in spring. What’s more this variety gives off a sweet-sugary scent reminiscent of childhood trips to the sweet shop.
Plant this gorgeous variety in autumn so that in spring you are rewarded with a charming collection of rose-looking tulips.
They look fantastic grown in containers either on their own or planted beneath a larger containerised shrub or tree. Beneath a containerised olive tree or bay they will add a welcome splash of colour in spring before the trees start to grow their fresh set of leaves in earnest.
These tulips make beautiful cut flowers for vases on account of their generous 50cm (20in) stems. Add to bouquets that include freesias and camassias for sophisticated displays.
You can even naturalise these tulips in the lawn for a natural look. The open red blooms contrast perfectly against a rich lawn – a lovely sight on a spring to summer evening.
How you receive your bulbs
You receive our spring-flowering bulbs in autumn in a plastic mesh. This is to keep the bulbs together in a pack which is nice and airy – perfect to keep the bulbs healthy while in transit.
Can’t plant straight away?
Keep your bulbs in a cool, light and dry place and preferably hanging on a hook so that air can get to the bulbs at all angles. Look to planting your bulbs within a week of receiving them.
Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.
We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days