A picture of a Tulip 'Angélique'

Tulip 'Angélique'

Tulipa (11: Double Late Group) 'Angelique'

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

10cm

10cm

Min

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Tulip 'Angélique' Overview

Tulipa 'Angélique' produces double delicate pale-pink flowers which have tepals which are often tinged green. Plant bulbs three times their own depth in autumn and only water during periods of drought. They prefer full sun and free draining sites making them perfect to plant in containers ready for the following spring. Tulip 'Angélique' is classified as a division 11; Double Late. They flower late in the season with large heavy blooms and range from 46 to 56 cm (18 to 22") in height. This cultivar has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.

Common problems with Tulip 'Angélique'

Tulip bulbs can be eaten by squirrels and also suffer from tulip fire (rot).

How to harvest Tulip 'Angélique'

Generally not harvested but flowers are cut for floral arrangements.

How to propagate Tulip 'Angélique'

Division

Divide bulbs when dormant. A new small bulblet will take three years to develop into a flowering bulb.

Bulbs

Lift and divide bulbs during the summer dormancy.

Seed

Many hybrids have been developed by crossing special traits - sow seed in Autumn and keep moist.

Special features of Tulip 'Angélique'

Attractive flowers

Attracts bees

Bees are attracted to the flowers.

Drought resistant

Survive dry summers in bulb form.

Indoor plant

Can be grown indoors, place in high light areas but limit direct sunlight to early mornings.

Pot plant

Tulips make beautiful potted flowers. Plant in well draining potting medium in enough sunlight to promote flowering. Plant close together for a stunning show.

Other uses of Tulip 'Angélique'

This easy bulb can be planted in containers for spring displays or scattered through borders for a naturized look. It's elegant appearance can provide architectural in urban courtyard gardens as well as bank or slopes of informal gardens.

Ornamental

Grown for their colourful flowers.

Floristry

Grown commercially for the cut flower industry.