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'Claudia' Tulip Bulbs, Lily

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Shade Full Sun
Area Frost Pockets, Scotland & The North
Soil Good, Well Drained, Acidic, Alkaline/Chalky
Colour Pink (Dark), White/Cream
Also Good Vase Life
Flowering May
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SIZES 1 2-910+
Pack of 25 Out of Stock £10.75Out of Stock£9.12Out of Stock£8.16
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Out of Stock - Now sold out until August 2021

£1.20

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Tulipa Claudia

The Claudia tulip belongs to that exclusive group of tulips whose flowers look like lilies. There isn't the range of colours in this category that you see in the others but Lily tulips compensate by their amazingly long-lasting blooms and their attenuated, reflexed, They are the bewitching catwalk models of the tulip world. Claudia herself is an indefinable pinky/purple colour a little like Colonel Plum in Cluedo if that is not an unflattering comparison, with a remarkable white border edging each petal. The combination is most fetching and is set off by silvery-green foliage. Have a look at our other tulip bulbs here.

Casting Claudia

There aren't many Claudias around but two of them - Cardinale and Schiffer - have to rate as some of the most beautiful women in the world and this tulip is right up there with them. With an amazing '50s hourglass figure, cinched waist and flattering colouring, pots filled with Tulip Claudia will be a catwalk or box office success. Make sure that the pots are somewhere sheltered though. Utterly versatile, Claudia is fascinating enough to stand on her own or be surrounded by friends - pink and white Triumph Tulip Hemisphere would add sparkle to the cast, or perhaps use White Dreams as an understudy to Claudia's starring role. All brightly coloured tulips look wonderful emerging from the foliage of the fashionable ornamental grasses which in spring are yet to get into their stride; Miscanthus gracilis or Deschampsia cespitosa would make wonderful foils to the charms of Claudia. Anyone looking for a more traditionally shaped tulip at this time of year should look no further than the single late tulips like 'Queen of Night' or Menton.

Features of Tulipa Claudia

  • Height: 50 cm
  • Colour: white and pink/purple
  • Flowering time: May
  • Group: Lily flowered
  • Bulb size: 10/11 cm
  • Foliage: silvery-green
Tulip Claudia

The word tulip comes from the Turkish word for Turban. Tulip bulbs originated from Turkey and Asia Minor and it was an ambassador in Constantinople who first sent tulip bulbs to Europe for cultivation and investigation.

  • Small Box

    Small box

    (Orders containing only seedlings or rooted cuttings)

    £7.20

    including VAT per order

    FREE

    For ORDERS
    Over £60 inc VAT

  • Standard box

    (Bareroots up to
    1.2m)

    £11.40

    including VAT per order

    FREE

    For ORDERS
    Over £60 inc VAT

  • Large box

    (Pots up to
    and incl. 7.5L)

    £15.00

    including VAT per order

    FREE

    For ORDERS
    Over £100 inc VAT

  • Trees & Hedging

    (Bareroots &
    trees 1.2m+)

    £18.00

    including VAT per order

    FREE

    For ORDERS
    Over £120 inc VAT

  • Pallets

    (Root balls, large pots,
    trees etc)

    £60.00

    including VAT per order

    FREE

    For ORDERS
    Over £240 inc VAT


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

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