Tulipa 'Apricot Beauty'


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Plant type

Spring-blooming bulb

Flower colour






Skill level


Tulipa 'Apricot Beauty'

Plant details

Tulipa 'Apricot Beauty' bears single, cup-shaped, early flowers in a delicate salmon-pink with orange margins, fading to soft, sunset tones just before the petals fall. A compact tulip, it grows only to 35cm tall and is ideal for forcing for an indoor display, or planted in containers on the patio.

For best results grow Tulipa 'Apricot Beauty' in moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Plant bulbs in November. Once they have flowered, water regularly and remove blooms as they fade to prevent plants wasting energy setting seed.

Family: Liliaceae

Genus: Tulipa

Cultivar: Apricot Beauty

Plant type: Spring-blooming bulb

Flower colour: Salmon

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 35cm

Time to plant: November to November

Reader reviews


5 Star, I have this Tulip together with Tulip La Belle Epoque, Spring Green and Exotic Emperor planted in a narrow ribbon border at the base of a stone wall all under planted with Pulmonaria Sissinghurst White. This early spring display is followed by Allium Christophii and Digitalis purpurea Suttons Apricot and finally Hydrangea Arborescens Annabelle, and I am pleased as punch

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