Tulip Shirley

£5.99

Tulip Shirley

Pack of 10

(Code B165)

£5.99

Pack of 20

(Code C165)

£8.98
A fabulous colour changing Triumph Tulip. Shirley opens creamy pale yellow, becoming ivory white with a narrow edge of soft purplish blue, lightly spotted with same colour. A perfect tulip for pairing with darker purple shaded varieties such as Attila (illustrated here) to both bring out its lilac shades and enhance the deeper colouring of the other. The colouring will vary depending on the weather it's subjected to so you will get a uniquely different display every time! Flowers from mid-May. 11/12cm bulbs supplied.

Key Product Information

Season Interest Spring
Flower Colour WHITE
Foliage Colour GREEN
Preferred Location
  • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
  • Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
    part-shade
Positive attributes
  • Excellent for cut flowers
    cut-flower
  • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
    container
How Supplied 11-12cm Bulbs
Delivery Delivery from August/September

Key Product Information

Delivery from August/September

Season Interest

Spring

Flower Colour

WHITE

Foliage Colour

GREEN

Preferred Location
Suitable for planting in sunny locations
sun
Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
part-shade
How Supplied

11-12cm Bulbs

Flowering Time

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Available to buy

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Plant Size

Mature Height 50cm
Mature Spread 10cm
Plant Spacing 15cm
Annual Growth 50cm
Plant Spacing

15cm

Annual Growth

50cm

Mature Height

50cm

Mature Spread

10cm

Planting Plant at approx 10cm deep.
Soil Type Well drained garden soil
Planting

Plant at approx 10cm deep.

Soil Type

Well drained garden soil

Plant bulbs in well dug soil about 8-10cm deep and approx 15cm apart. It is often beneficial to use a little bonemeal or super phosphate mixed in with the soil. Tulips delight during their growth in a sunny location.
After the tulips have bloomed and when leaves fade and turn brown the bulbs can be lifted, dried, cleaned and stored in a cool place until planting time. Tulips should not be grown in the same soil for several years, so replace with fresh soil every other year.
  • Information
  • Key Product Information

    Season Interest Spring
    Flower Colour WHITE
    Foliage Colour GREEN
    Preferred Location
    • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
      sun
    • Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
      part-shade
    Positive attributes
    • Excellent for cut flowers
      cut-flower
    • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
      container
    How Supplied 11-12cm Bulbs
    Delivery Delivery from August/September

    Key Product Information

    How Supplied

    11-12cm Bulbs

    Delivery from August/September

    Season Interest

    Spring

    Flower Colour

    WHITE

    Foliage Colour

    GREEN

    Preferred Location
    Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
    Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
    part-shade

    Flowering Time

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Available to buy

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Plant Size

    Mature Height 50cm
    Mature Spread 10cm
    Plant Spacing 15cm
    Annual Growth 50cm
    Annual Growth

    50cm

    Mature Height

    50cm

    Mature Spread

    10cm

    Plant Spacing

    15cm

    Planting Plant in prepared soil, with a hole large enough to firmly hold the module.
    Soil Type Well drained fertile soil.
    Pruning Deadhead as necessary to prolong flowering.
    Planting

    Plant at approx 10cm deep.

    Soil Type

    Well drained garden soil

  • Planting & growing Instructions
  • Plant bulbs in well dug soil about 8-10cm deep and approx 15cm apart. It is often beneficial to use a little bonemeal or super phosphate mixed in with the soil. Tulips delight during their growth in a sunny location.
    After the tulips have bloomed and when leaves fade and turn brown the bulbs can be lifted, dried, cleaned and stored in a cool place until planting time. Tulips should not be grown in the same soil for several years, so replace with fresh soil every other year.