Tulipa 'Blue Ribbon'

triumph tulip bulbs

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A plummy tulip with a cool sophisticated look. This vibrant Triumph tulip could jostle among clear pinks or rub shoulders with purple-tinted whites like 'Shirley'.

Val Bourne - Garden Writer

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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: April
  • Flower colour: deep plum
  • Other features: excellent cut-flowers
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 11/12

    A classically shaped, deep plum (not blue) coloured tulip which fades to lilac around the edges of the petals. Being a triumph tulip it is robust and has long lived flowers. Plant it up densely into pots so you can move it to a prominent spot on the patio when they are at their best.

  • Garden care: 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.

    • Harmful if eaten/may cause skin allergy

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disappointing colour

By ccbath

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      Comments about Crocus Tulipa'Blue Ribbon':

      I bought some of these from Crocus a couple of years ago and planted with care (on grit). The flowers were a grubby beigey pink, not at all like the lovely clear pink in the photo. Few of them came up in the second year - unlike the other tulips that were planted in the same way at the same time - but that is just as well as they were not attractive.

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