£3.50 – £6.75
Brilliant red in a classic shape
Flowers of pure scarlet will dazzle in mid spring. We pair it with forget-me-nots for a simple but beautiful scheme.
Apeldoorn has bright, clean red blooms on tall but sturdy stems. It is perfect for creating fiery displays with yellows, oranges and purples. Try it with tulips ‘Ronaldo’, ‘Dom Pedro’ or lily-flowered ‘Ballerina’.
Month: late April / May
Light: full sun
Soil: well drained sand, clay, loam, chalk, fertile
Type: Darwin hybrid tulip
Bulb size 10/11cm
Care: plant in autumn 10 – 15cm deep, after the first cold snap, the deeper the better for the tulip to return. Add grit to wet or heavy soils.