Single late tulip

Tulipa 'André Rieu'

Single late tulip - Tulipa  'André Rieu'

Common Name: Single late tulip
Genus: Tulipa
Cultivar: 'André Rieu'

Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Makes good cut flowers, Suitable for growing in containers

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.40 m (40 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.10 m (10 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Purple, Pink
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: May

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained




    A gorgeous single late tulip this one is named after the famous Dutch musician. It has tall strong stems which are topped with elegant grey-purple flowers that have a blue central ring and vertical cream stripes running up the insides of each petal.

  • Garden care: In September to December plant bulbs 15-20cm (6-8in) deep in fertile well-drained soil. 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.


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