Tulip Mixture Double Touch and Shirley Double
Tulip Mixture Double Touch and Shirley Double
Tulip Mixture Double Touch and Shirley Double
Tulip Mixture Double Touch and Shirley Double
Tulip Mixture Double Touch and Shirley Double
Tulip Mixture Double Touch and Shirley Double

Tulip Mixture Double Touch and Shirley Double

Perfect for pots, these beautiful peony-like tulips also make superb cut flowers.
  • Opulent, peony-flowered tulips with vibrantly coloured margins.
  • Huge, blousy flowers and a really easy way to add stunning colour to your garden.
  • Easy to grow in pots, containers or straight in the ground for a lavish display of spring blooms.
  • A mix of tulips - you'll get lots of delightful flowers from late April.
  • Supplied as a pack of 20 tulip bulbs, ready for planting.

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Item: 600249
Pack of 20 bulbs - Item: 600249
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Bulbs such as Tulips herald the arrival of spring, and there’s nothing more exciting than the sight of their bold and bright colours as they erupt from their winter.

These premium, double-flowered tulips are so full of petals that they resemble roses or peonies, and make a stunning addition to pots and borders where their exciting blooms mark the start of the warmer

Double Touch is a blousy raspberry-pink edged tulip with layers of gorgeous petals and matched superbly with Tulip Shirly Double with its purple edged blooms.

Ideal as cut flowers, peony-flowered tulips are a definite must have bulb this year, and designers are in love with them - and we think you'll feel the same!

Opening in April and May, with luxurious, multi-petalled blooms, this collection will delight everyone who everyone who sees them! Also, being easy to grow and needing very little in the way of expertise to get great results anyone can grow them!

Supplied as a pack of 20 bulbs, ready for planting into pots or straight into flowerbeds - a spectacular tulip mix.

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Item 600249 supplied as:
Supplied as a pack of 20 bulbs, ready for planting into pots or straight into flowerbeds.

Plant Care Information

Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy
Cut Flower
Cut Flower
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow

Top Tips

Which way up? Usually pointy end up, but if you are not sure, plant the bulb on its side and it will eventually right itself.

Care Information

Planting Advice for your tulip bulbs:

  • Tulips prefer sun if possible, but some will also grow in shade so consider this before planting.
  • Tulip bulbs begin to put down roots in October and November, so can be left until hen if you're short of time, just store your bulbs in a cool, dry place.
  • Plant bulbs at twice the depth of the height of the bulb and four times their width apart. e.g. 5cm tall bulbs need to be planted 10cm below the surface of the ground and 20cm apart.
  • If you garden on heavy soil, cover the base with 5cm of sharp sand or horticultural grit. This allows bulbs to put more energy into flowering and less into forming new bulblets.
  • Please check the bag for any additional planting instructions.
  • They are fine to plant even if a little green growth is showing, they’ll just need a good watering when you plant them, and then only when the soil is dry.
  • While all the energy that a bulb needs in order to grow is stored in the bulb itself, they will do better if you feed them when in active green growth.
  • Plant in herbaceous borders, in pots, or leave in the ground to naturalise.
  • Tulips grow perfectly well in pots filled with soil-based compost with some added grit or multi-purpose compost.
  • Bulbs grown in pots should be planted deeply in the garden after flowering and pots replanted with fresh bulbs the following year.
  • If planted in pots be sure to water frequently and keep moist.


Aftercare Advice for your tulip collection:

  • Get your bulbs in the ground as soon as you can so that they can establish a good root system before the weather becomes too cold.
  • Water frequently and if in pots ensure that the compost doesn't dry out.


Tidying your Tulips:

  • Once flowering is over, it is important to leave the leaves on your tulips until they have died right down, usually by early summer. This allows the bulb to store food and produce flowers the following year.
  • While it is recommended that bulbs are dug up and dried in the summer sun, modern thought is that there is no real benefit from doing this and many gardeners now leave bulbs where they are.

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Planting Time
Flowering Time

Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
45 cm
25 cm
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