Tulips are among the most familiar and popular varieties of outdoor bulbs, considered a staple of British gardens for many years, they are bulbous perennials that boast a variety of bright colours with wonderfully attractive flower heads of different wonderful shapes and sizes. A fantastic addition to any Spring flowering garden, these are planted from mid-to-late Autumn in preperation for flowering the following Spring. Tulips are considered to be extremely versatile and can be planted in a variety of locations, they can be planted within borders, containers, patio pots as well as flowerbeds to name a few, they can also be planted with other spring flowering bulb varieties to create showstopping, colourful displays. Tulips also boast considerable resistance to extreme weather and once the flower heads die off late in the year, they will continue to come back year after year.
Here at Gardeners Dream, our stunning range of tulip bulbs are guaranteed to change your garden for the better. Tulips are spring bloomers and come in an array of vivid and bright colours. Tulips are part of the lily family and are renowned for their signature uninformed and proud appearance.
Tulips are the perfect signpost to let us know that spring is arriving. With 150 species and over 3000 variants, the tulip is a highly sought-after flower that offers a vast range of interesting colours and appearances. Notably, tulips are often the emblem of the Netherlands, as this is where the flower was first cultivated despite being native to central Asia.
Tulips prefer well-draining soil in a place of full or afternoon sun. Plant your tulip bulbs mid-autumn in preparation for their bloom in the spring. Tulips will usually only bloom for about 3-7 days but offer so much beauty when they are at their best. Whether you are wanting to plant your bulbs in one of your borders or plant pots, they’ll make a stunning addition. Why not explore our full range of Autumn bulbs here at Gardeners Dream?