Tulip Cairo ®
Tulip Cairo ® Tulip Cairo ® Tulip Cairo ® Tulip Cairo ®

Tulip Cairo ®


Delivery: From end August

The lovely Tulip Cairo sports bronzed, orange petals that shimmer beautifully in the sun. They are lightly fragrant and look stunning with purple tulips such as Burgundy, Havran or Victoria's Secret.  

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Colour Orange
Delivery From end August
Garden Position Sun
Hardiness Hardy
Height (Mature plant) 50 cm
Month of Blooming April (Early), April (Late)
Planting Depth 15cm
Planting Time Autumn, Winter
Planting density (per m2) 60-75
Planting position Middle, Back
Scented Yes
Size 11 - 12cm Bulb
Special Features Good for Cut Flowers, Fragrant
Suitable for Pots Yes
Type of Soil Fertile, Well Drained

A brilliant orange, Cairo is a Triumph tulip. On close inspection you will see a combination of fine orange and yellow stripes which contribute to the glowing presence of this garden gem.

Triumphs are hard working tulip bulbs 

  • Flower in the middle of spring
  • 40-45cm tall
  • Classic single tulip shape
  • The largest range of colours
  • Perfect cut flowers
  • Long lasting (upto 3 weeks)

Tulip Cairo has proven itself to be a worthy perennial tulip. It will flower for a number of years. Although we do recommend removing any failing tulips after 2-3 years and replacing them.

How to care for perennial tulips

  • Remove the flowers and see heads after flowering
  • Let the leaves turn brown
  • Remove the foliage once it has died
  • Feed the bulbs after flowering and in autumn
  • Remove any small bulblets to give the bigger tulip bulb more room to grow. 

A large crop of Cairo will certainly give your garden a warm glow. Equally these tulip bulbs mix extremely well with other Triumph tulip bulbs, flowering at the same time. 



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