Tulipa 'Don Quichotte'

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Buy Tulipa 'Don Quichotte' triumph tulip bulbs: Copes well with bad weather

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

    Great for mass bedding displays, this stately triumph tulip has vibrant, cherry pink flowers that appear in mid-season and mix well with other shades of pink, lavenders, blues and whites. It has sturdy stems, compact foliage and a classic flower shape, which holds up well to adverse weather conditions.

  • 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 deadhead 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 'Don Quichotte'

"This is an award-winning pink Triumph tulip, Use it with dark, sultry single late tulips such as ‘Paul Scherer’, ‘Queen of Night’ or the double late 'Black Hero'."

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fabulous perennial tulip


This tulip has a beautiful colour which goes well with euphorbium. It has come back every year and it even seems it multiplies, fingers crossed it will make a good show next year too!


Market Harborough


Bought for a customer of mine


Have used this tulip as a one colour display flowering April/May. Lasts well. Goes well with Forget me knot. Good strong pink with a classic tulip shape.

An avid tulip lover.



A good pink colour


I used this in a mixed display in pots on the patio and it looked good with darker and lighter colours. It was a good shape and stood up straight. I don't often choose pink but I would use this one again.




Best ever tulip....it is for me!


I first saw this tulip planted in a huge raised bed at a National Trust property. The display was stunning. I have had them in my garden for many years now and the bulbs never fail to delight me . I plant the bulbs in pots and buy new ones every year - the old ones are planted on my allotment. They flower for many weeks in semi shade and withstand rain and wind extremely well. I admit to love buying and planting tulips and when these flower they always make me smile.




One of the best tulips I've tried. Sturdy and long lasting.


I found them an attractive and useful colour for mixed tulip pots. I am not usually a massive fan of pink but these are good for using with dark purples and pale pinks if you want tasteful; or true red (e.g. Red Shine) and bright orange (e.g. Ballerina) if you want vibrant and zingy.




I would buy this product again


I love to grow tulips in planters on the patio. The colour of this variety is beautiful and I would choose them again.





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Early May flowering Tulips Hello! I am looking for some stunning early May flowering tulips to be planted for a wedding. I was hoping for a combination to go with a deep purple-black tulip. Do you have any suggestions regarding tulips that would flower for the start of May and hold their form if their was bad weather? I really appreciate your response. With regards, Peta

Peta Samuelsson

Hello Peta, It is always difficult to say exactly when any plant will flower, as so much is dependent on the weather, but any of the following should work:- Arabian Mystery http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/bulbs/tulips/kitchengarden/cutting-flowers/bulbs/tulipa-arabian-mystery/classid.2000008195/ Pittsburgh http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/bulbs/tulips/tulipa-pittsburg/classid.2000010953/ Don Quichotte http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/bulbs/tulips/tulipa-don-quichotte/classid.2000010947/ Ronaldo http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/bulbs/tulips/kitchengarden/cutting-flowers/bulbs/tulipa-ronaldo/classid.2000008189/ Abu Hassan http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/bulbs/tulips/kitchengarden/cutting-flowers/bulbs/tulipa-abu-hassan/classid.2000008164/ I hope this helps. Helen Plant Doctor

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