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Tulipa ‘Van Eijk’

Tulip

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  • Botanical name: Tulipa 'Van Eijk'
  • Common name: Tulip
  • Family: Liliaceae
  • Plant Type: Bulb

Tulipa ‘Van Eijk’ is a Darwin hybrid tulip. These are all single-flowered and brightly coloured varieties, with long-lasting flowers on strong stems. Unlike many tulip cultivars, Darwin hybrids usually flower again for several years after they were first planted, making them more reliable than other options. 

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‘Van Eijk’ has vibrant, dark pink-red, weather-resistant blooms. It’s a great option for growing in containers and herbaceous borders, and works well when grown with other tulips. It makes an excellent cut flower. 

How to grow Tulipa 'Van Eijk'

  • Plant size

    45cm 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

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 'Van Eijk' and wildlife

Tulipa 'Van Eijk' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Tulipa 'Van Eijk' poisonous?

Tulipa 'Van Eijk' can be toxic.

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Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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