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Tulipa ‘Fancy Frills’

Tulip

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Tulipa 'Fancy Frills'
  • Common name: Tulip
  • Family: Liliaceae
  • Plant Type: Bulb
Flower colour:

Red

Foliage colour:

Green

Tulipa ‘Fancy Frills’ is an outstanding tulip, bearing ivory white flowers with rose stripes and fringe, creating a rich medley of colour. It’s a perfect tulip for growing in spring container displays and makes a pretty cut flower. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

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For best results grow Tulipa ‘Fancy Frills’ 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.

How to grow Tulipa 'Fancy Frills'

  • Plant size

    50cm height

    15cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front, middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist / chalky / alkaline

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do not Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do Plant in October

Do Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Tulipa 'Fancy Frills' and wildlife

Tulipa 'Fancy Frills' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Tulipa 'Fancy Frills' poisonous?

Tulipa 'Fancy Frills' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

Toxic to Horses

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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