Tulip Bulbs - Speciality

Unique, eye-catching, unusual? For those that are bored of the standard tulips, we have sourced the best varieties to ensure your garden is the envy of your neighbours. From amazing colourful ruffled petal parrot varieties such as our Apricot Parrot tulips to the gigantic blooms of Exotic Emperor tulips or the show-stopping Estella Rijnveld tulips. Can't find what you are looking for? Give us a call and we will be happy to help.

 

Like everything we supply here at Boston Seeds, we pride ourselves on supplying professional quality - and for flower bulbs, that means BIG! Our bigger bulbs produce bigger, better and bolder flowers. Choose from our exciting range of varieties - Concerto Tulip Bulbs, old favourites, garden classics as well as striking new lines for 2022.

Tulip bulbs are available to pre-order now to be delivered from September in time for autumn planting. For spring planting, view our wildflower bulbs in the green.

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Delivery from September

BS Wild Tulip Bulbs (Tulipa sylvestris)

The only relative of the garden tulip found wild in Britain. It flowers in April with rich yellow blooms and the added bonus of a delicious scent. Great for helping to naturalise areas.

  • This species grows to a height of 12"
  • Bulb size: 6/7cm
  • These are UK native bulbs
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Apricot Emperor
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Apricot Emperor Tulip Bulbs

Standing proud on ivory-lemon stems, these coral coloured petals deepen to apricot with age. This Fosteriana Tulip is perfect for adding a subtle splash of colour to borders, beds and gardens.

  • Category: Fosteriana
  • Height (cm): 40
  • Bulb Size (cm): 12/14
  • Blooms: April
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Delivery from September

Apricot Parrot Tulip Bulbs

An impressive flower the Apricot Parrot tulip has large ruffled petals in rich shades of apricot, yellow and tinged with green stripes. Being slightly fragranced they are popular for planters and containers.

  • Category: Parrot
  • Height (cm): 50cm
  • Bulb Size (cm): 12/14cm
  • Blooms: April/May
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Delivery from September

Black Parrot Tulip Bulbs

A true talking piece for any avid gardener, this unusual tulip opens to reveal ruffled cupped petals in a rich velvet maroon. Suitable for containers or beds where their beauty can be appreciated.

  • Category: Parrot
  • Height (cm): 55cm
  • Bulb Size (cm): 12/14cm
  • Blooms: May
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Concerto Tulip Bulbs
Delivery from September

Concerto Tulip Bulbs

Delicate crisp white petals fading into a sunshine yellow base, these smaller flowering tulips are perfect for pots and borders as they also produce a light sweet fragrance.

  • Category: Fosteriana
  • Height: 25cm 
  • Bulb Size: 12/14cm
  • Blooms: March/ April
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Cool Crystal
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Cool Crystal Tulip Bulbs

A double fringed Tulip with pale rose-pink blooms to add texture and dimension to your garden and borders. Later flowering, it opens to reveal segments with white highlights. 

  • Category: Fringed
  • Height: 35cm 
  • Bulb Size: 12/14cm
  • Blooms: April/May
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Crystal Beauty Tulip Bulbs

Bold and beautiful brilliant red flowers that have amazingly frilled edged petals. This decorative variety is well suited to being grown in pots so you can show off their beauty or amongst your borders to bring a splash of colour.

  • Category: Fringed
  • Height (cm): 50cm
  • Bulb Size (cm): 12/14cm
  • Blooms: May
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Delivery from September

Crystal Star Tulip Bulbs

With defined fringed petals, these rich striking yellow flowers look amazing in window boxes, formal beds or even as cut flowers to add to a bouquet with their long tall stems.

  • Category: Fringed
  • Height (cm): 55cm
  • Bulb Size (cm): 12/14cm
  • Blooms: April/ May
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Delivery from September

Dolls Minuet Tulip Bulbs

Striking fuschia-red petals melting down to light green, sturdy stems. These elegant Viridiflora Tulips add boldness to any border and garden with their slender fluted blooms.

  • Category: Viridiflora
  • Height: 55cm  
  • Bulb Size: 12/14cm
  • Blooms: May
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Delivery from September

Estella Rijnveld Tulip Bulbs

With rippled petals, the vivid red and white blooms are striking. They are perfect in patio planters as they create a real talking piece.

  • Category: Parrot
  • Height (cm): 50cm
  • Bulb Size (cm): 12/14cm
  • Blooms: May
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Delivery from September

Exotic Emperor Tulip Bulbs

With its creamy yellow blooms, this popular variety is perfect for adding opulence and delicate colour to borders and beds.

  • Category: Exotic
  • Height (cm): 50cm
  • Bulb Size (cm): 12/14cm
  • Blooms: April
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Delivery from September

Flaming Parrot Tulip Bulbs

The most striking bulb in our range! Fierce, bold and unique, this Tulip is a real eye-catcher - tall fluted fringed petals, swirls of red and sun-set yellow which fade to a creamy white with age. 

  • Category: Parrot
  • Height: 60cm
  • Bulb Size: 12 +cm
  • Blooms: early May
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Delivery from September

Flaming Purissima Tulip Bulbs

A stunning tulip that will open in early spring to reveal multiple shades of white, cream and rose pink which then fade into a raspberry pink.

  • Category: Fosteriana
  • Height (cm): 40cm
  • Bulb Size (cm): 12/14cm
  • Blooms: April
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Green Wave Tulip Bulbs
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Green Wave Tulip Bulbs

Once fully mature, these large blooms open up to reveal their true unique beauty. Rippled petals with pink frilled edges and a distinctive green stripe down the centre.

  • Category: Parrot
  • Height: 50cm 
  • Bulb Size: 12/14cm
  • Blooms: May
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Greenland Tulip Bulbs
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Greenland Tulip Bulbs

Painted petals in shades of rose pink, cream and soft green this stunning tulip is a great addition to any garden design. Appearing mid-spring the soft coloured tulip is great for adding into a pastel or cottage garden scheme.

  • Category: Viridiflora
  • Height (cm): 50cm
  • Bulb Size (cm): 12/14cm
  • Blooms: April/May
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Honeymoon Tulip Bulbs
Delivery from September

Honeymoon Tulip Bulbs

Wonderfully fringed crisp white flower heads, these stunning and unique tulips are a delight to behold. Their unique frilled petals make these great to add to landscaped areas and pots in particular.

  • Category: Fringed
  • Height (cm): 50cm
  • Bulb Size (cm): 12/14cm
  • Blooms: April/ May
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Kiev Tulip Bulbs
Delivery from September

Kiev Tulip Bulbs

A stand out variety, the bold red petals have flame yellow edges standing quite short on their deep green stems. Best suited for edging borders or pots so you can create a real impact in your garden.

  • Category: Greigii
  • Height (cm): 25cm
  • Bulb Size (cm): 12/14cm
  • Blooms: April
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Purissima White Emperor Tulip Bulbs

Brilliantly classic clear white tulips having a lovely soft green brushstroke of colour on the outer petals. This ivory tulip can be spotted in formal garden displays, parks and is perfect for adding into themed cottage garden designs.

  • Category: Fosteriana
  • Height (cm): 45cm
  • Bulb Size (cm): 12/14cm
  • Blooms: April
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Rococo Tulip Bulbs

With distinctive blooms, the Rococo tulip has frilled petals with lovely green and red markings. A later flowering tulip, planted amongst other spring bulbs this will add continued colour to pots and borders for the late spring months.

  • Category: Exotic
  • Height (cm): 55cm
  • Bulb Size (cm): 12/14cm
  • Blooms: early May
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Spring Green Tulip Bulbs

Wonderfully feathered petals, the ivory white petals are striped with green flashes. A real gem to add contrast and interest in borders

  • Category: Viridiflora
  • Height (cm): 40cm
  • Bulb Size (cm): 12/14cm
  • Blooms: May
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Bulb Planter

Making bulb planting easier, quicker and cleaner, our bulb planter is the ideal tool for helping you plant your spring-flowering bulbs.

  • Made of high quality steel
  • Automatic release on handle
  • Duroplast coating - impact, elastic, abrasion, and corrosion - resistant
  • Depth Scale
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Delivery from September

Bulb Fibre

Specifically designed to help bulbs establish in pots, without the risk of the bulbs rotting, providing an open and free draining soil structure.

  • Ideal for planting with Narcissi, Crocus, Hyacinths and other spring-flowering bulbs
  • Universal bulb potting fibre
  • 500gm bag - This pack is sufficient for 3 x 1-litre pots
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Delivery from September

Bulb Planting Essentials Pack

Our bulb planting essentials pack has been put together for the ease of ensuring quick planting and a great display. The bulb planter will help you plant the bulbs with ease whilst the fibre will ensure the bulbs do not rot when planted into pots or containers. Using the bulb fertiliser will ensure your bulbs have all the nutrients they need whilst establishing.

  • 1 x Bulb Fibre
  • 1 x Bulb Planter
  • 1 x Bulb Fertiliser
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Bulb Fertiliser
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Bulb Fertiliser

Our flowering bulb fertiliser has been specifically designed to help your spring-flowering bulbs flower to their full potential. Whether you are establishing in pots or containers, sprinkle a small amount into each hole prior to planting your bulbs. Also suitable for use in early spring to encourage your bulbs to flower well in the following season.

  • Tailored to give your bulbs all the nutrients they need
  • Can be mixed with compost or Bulb Fibre
  • NPK - 12.11.18 + MgO
  • Recommended coverage: 5kg per 200sqm. Apply at 25g/sqm
  • Not suitable for use with Wildflower Bulbs
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