Tulipa 'Ballerina'

lily flowered tulip bulbs

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Buy Tulipa 'Ballerina' lily flowered tulip bulbs: Scented, orange flowers

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

    A lovely lily-flowered tulip with soft tangerine orange flowers, and a heady scent when warmed in the sun. This is a late spring-flowering tulip that looks stunning planted in bold drifts or growing up through forget-me-not flowers.

  • 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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Notes on Tulipa 'Ballerina'

"Marigold-orange tulip with gently curving petals on smaller flowers. One of the most fragrant and just like lithe young dancers they sway and gyrate."

Gorgeous

5

Planted these bulbs in a trough near the front door and everyone who visited admired them.

BustersMum

South Shields

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I would buy again

5

Amazing vibrant colour, use in pots or mixed border

Seaholly

Northwest

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Really beautiful colour and form - my favourite!

5

Really beautiful colour and form - my favourite!

Jo

Devon

Great shaped flowers sculpted

4

In a tub

Markie Barkie

Chichester

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Vibrant orange tulip

5

I put these into a planter and sited it where I could see it from the house. Beautiful shape, my favourite and the colour so welcome in Spring

shirley

Bucks

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Will definitely buy again

5

These bulbs are first class, every one sound, and top size, my pot display of this variety is a joy to me (especially the scent!). In my opinion nothing compares with Ballerina! Will definitely be buying my supply from Crocus for 2019.

Meredith

northampton

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Yes

5

These tulips really glow in the spring sunshine

Weedy

Newark on Trent

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Spectacular

5

The most amazing colour and shape - real showstoppers. Every bulb produced a plant. Will purchase more this year.

Anemone

Suffolk

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A very elegant plant

5

A very beautiful two-toned tulip with a long stem and a delicate perfume. An ideal plant for planters on a patio.

Carole

London

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Tulipa'Ballerina'

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2006 Planting Chelsea Flower Show enquiry Hi, I see you have plants available for the current show, but do you have a plant list for the 2006 award winner (Daily Telegraph,Tom Stuart Smith) available as I am interested in buying some of these plants? Thank you for your time, Kelly

kelly mackenzie

Hello Kelly, He did use a lot of plants in his garden - here is a list which includes most. Allium Purple Sensation Anthriscus Ravens Wing Aquilegia Ruby Port Astrantia Claret Carex testacea Cirsium rivulare atropurpureum Dahlia Dark Desire Euphorbia Fireglow Geranium Lily Lovell Geranium phaeum Samobor Geranium Phillipe Valpelle Geranium psilostemmon Geum Princess Juliana Gillenia trifoliata Hakonechloa macra Iris Dusky Challenger Iris Dutch Chocolate Iris Sultan's Palace Iris Superstition Iris Supreme Sultan Knautia macedonica Lavandula angustifolia Nepeta subsessilis Washfield Nepeta Walkers low Purple fennel - Giant Bronze Rodgersia pinnata Superba Rodgersia podophylla Salvia Mainacht Sedum matrona Stachys byzantina Stipa arundinacea (syn.Anemanthele lessoniana) Stipa gigantea Tulip Abu Hassan Tulip Ballerina Tulip Queen of Night Verbascum Helen Johnston I hope this helps. Helen Plant Doctor

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