Tulipa 'Blue Ribbon'
triumph tulip bulbs
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'.
- 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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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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