Tulipa 'Golden Apeldoorn'

Darwin hybrid tulip bulbs

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Buy Tulipa 'Golden Apeldoorn' Darwin hybrid tulip bulbs: Popular large, yellow flowering tulip

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: April
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size:11/12

    Glorious, golden-yellow, cup-shaped flowers with a contrasting black centre and base in April and strap-like, grey-green leaves. These golden-yellow Darwin hybrid tulips look fantastic planted 'en masse' in a sunny, well-drained border. As well as providing a stunning mid-season display they make excellent and long-lasting cut flowers.

  • Garden care: In November or December plant bulbs 15-20cm (6-8in) deep in fertile, well-drained soil. 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.

  • Harmful if eaten/may cause skin allergy
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Very good tulips

5

Mainly for cutting

Pudding

Oxfordshire

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Bulbs look great

5

Always difficult to comment on bulbs, as they haven't flowered yet. Bulbs arrived in good condition and were planted at the right time - time will tell if they are a success, but that's down to me and not the supplier

tin-ribs

Yorkshire

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I shall buy these again

5

I have used this beautiful tulip in large pots and also in the border. They are a gorgeous clear yellow, tall and sturdy. I try new varieties of tulip most years, but these I use time and again. A real favourite.

onlygirl

W Midlands

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