Tulip 'Lilac Wonder'

Tulipa saxatilis (bakeri group) 'Lilac Wonder'

Tulip 'Lilac Wonder' - Tulipa saxatilis (bakeri group)  'Lilac Wonder'

Common Name: Tulip 'Lilac Wonder'
Genus: Tulipa
Species: saxatilis (bakeri group)
Cultivar: 'Lilac Wonder'

Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Average

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.25 m (25 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.10 m (10 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Pink, Yellow, Lilac
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: April

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


  • Other features: all parts of the plant may cause a mild stomach upset if ingested; contact with any parts of the plant may aggravate skin allergies


Lilac-pink bell-shaped flowers with a bright yellow blotch at their centre top slender upright stems in mid spring. A diminuitive star for the front of the border, it flowers prolifically and is easy to grow. This tulip is one of the few that do not need to be lifted each year as it will spread to form good-sized clumps.

  • Garden care: In November or December plant bulbs 10-15cm deep in fertile well-drained soil. After flowering dead-head and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser each week for the first month.


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