'Caractere' Tulip Bulbs, Triumph

  • Free Delivery
Free Returns
5 Years Guarantee For signed up members
Shade Full Sun
Area Frost Pockets, Scotland & The North
Soil Good, Well Drained, Acidic, Alkaline/Chalky
Colour Yellow/Gold
Flowering Apr, May

Tulipa 'Caractere'

See full product description

  Buy 2 or more bareroot packs and save

SIZES 1 2-910+
Pack of 25 Stock = 47 £11.09Stock = 47 £10.68Stock = 47 £10.08
  Prices include VAT

Please select the quantity of Bareroot packs you would like


Tulip, Caractere needs...
  • Mycorrhizal Fungi for Bulbs, Corms, Tubers

    Rootgrow, Bulb Starter

    From £3.60

    Out of stock

Frequently bought together...
  • Allium, Aflatunense

    From £12.89

    Colour: Mauve/violet Height: 60 cms Scent: Faint Flowering: May/June B
  • Tulip, Abba

    From £11.09

    Group: Double EarlyHeight: 30 cm Colour: Red Flower Size: Large Scent: Fragrant Group: Double Early
  • Tulip, Negrita

    From £10.49

    Group: Triumph Height: 45 cm Colour: purple Flowering time: April/May Foliage: mid-green

Tulipa Caractere

A modern tulip, Caractere differentiates itself from the plethora of other yellow tulips by being a strong but never over-powering buttercup yellow. At the base of each petal there is the slightest tinge of dark grey. The flower is typical for the single tulip that it is but closes slightly at the rim making it more of a wine glass shape and all the more refined for that. Many people find yellow a difficult colour for a garden, but Caractere suffuses a warmth and energy without ever looking acid yellow or just too bright. Triumph tulip flowers last for about six weeks and provide a happy filler between the early and the late tulips. Browse our other tulip bulbs here.

A cast of Caracteres in your garden

In a way this tulip is the ultimate spring flower, taking over where the cheery yellow daffodils have left off and keeping brightness and warmth going at a time of year that may still be drear and grey. Hardy and strong-stemmed Caracteres look vibrant in stone or terracotta pots and planters. Muddle in a few Negritas and you have the perfect colour wheel complement. Although all tulips flower better in full sun you can get away with using this one to brighten and lighten a more shady part of your garden - grow it in front of a white Clematis Montana Grandiflora or C. Alpina Blue Dancer for fantastic contrast in shape and texture or try it against the foliage of Artemisia lactiflora which itself then bursts into panicles of creamy flowers later in the summer. Lastly, don't forget to keep a few bulbs back for your cutting garden. Triumph tulips last up to ten days in a vase.

Features of Tulipa Caractere

  • Height: 45 cm
  • Colour: purest yellow
  • Flowering time: April/May
  • Group: Triumph
  • Foliage: green

Triumph Tulip Trivia

The reason why Triumph tulips are perhaps the most important category of tulip is because they are a cross between the single early tulips with their classic tulip shape and the Darwin tulips which have enormous flowers with stunningly brilliant colours. The sum of these two is greater than their parts and the wizardry results in the long-lasting Triumph with the enormous range of colours and patterns they produce.

  • Small Box

    Small box

    (Orders containing only seedlings or rooted cuttings)


    including VAT per order


    For ORDERS
    Over £60 inc VAT

  • Standard box

    (Bareroots up to
    1.2m & plants in p9 pots)


    including VAT per order


    For ORDERS
    Over £60 inc VAT

  • Large box

    (Pots up to
    and incl. 7.5L)


    including VAT per order


    For ORDERS
    Over £100 inc VAT

  • Trees & Hedging

    (Bareroot plants and trees
    over 1.2 metres in height)


    including VAT per order


    For ORDERS
    Over £120 inc VAT

  • Pallets

    (Root balls, large pots,
    trees etc)


    including VAT per order


    For ORDERS
    Over £240 inc VAT

  • *Delivery to mainland Britain & the Isle of Wight ONLY. Surcharges to the Isle of Wight and some areas of Scotland apply.

Bareroot planting is best done between October and April
Bareroot and potted - what's the difference?

We do use cookies, which are bits of code that stay on your browser. They help you to buy products from us online in a convenient and secure manner, and help us to improve and give you the smooth service that you desire.

Thank you, The Ashridge Nurseries Team.

Back to top