Tulip Sun Lover

Late Spring blooming Double

Tulipa, Double Late

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Cultural and Growing Info is provided below.

Plant Code: BTULO

Double yellow flowers open with striations of tangerine orange and red. As though bronzed by a day at the beach, mature blossoms morph into toasty orange streaked with scarlet. The lush layered petals of Tulip Sun Lover add dramatic color to the late Spring garden. 10 bulbs per bag. Bulb size 12 + cm.

Double Late Tulips like Tulip Sun Lover are also known as Peony Flowering Tulips because they closely resemble a peony blossom.


Type: Bulbs
Height: Short 16-18"
Spacing: Plant 6" apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun / Half Shade
Zones: 3-7   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: Yellow
Accent: Orange/Copper

Features to Note

  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • OK in Containers

Tulip General Information

Double Late Tulips have extremely large blooms that resemble peonies. Their blossoms can be up to 4" across when fully opened. Ideal choice for rock gardens, beds, borders, and indoor forcing.

Tulip Plant Care

Plant in well drained soil at least 6" deep and 6" apart. Foliage should not be removed until withered as energy is being stored for the next growing season. Stems can be cut back to maintain appearances if desired. Interested in forcing bulbs? Visit our Useful Links page.