On March 16th, 2011, Tulip ‘Armscote was be baptised by Deborah Williams at the ‘Adamas’ Inloophuis at Nieuw-Vennep, the Netherlands. Armscote Manor and Dix Export hope to raise monies for Shipston Home Nursing and Adamas Inloophuis by selling this Tulip.


On March 16th, 2011, Deborah Williams of Armscote Manor, Warwickshire, England baptised a Jan Lighthart created Tulip at the Adamas Inloophuis, Eugenie Prévinaireweg 61, 2151 BB Nieuw-Vennep, The Netherlands. Over the years, many Tulips from the range of Jan Ligthart have been named after celebrities, presidents, companies and institutions.

This beautifully fringed white Tulip is named ‘Armscote’, after Armscote Manor. Deborah Williams of Armscote Manor raises money in various ways for Shipston Home Nursing, a charity based in Warwickshire, England providing the best quality of life, nursing and care for those experiencing terminal illness. Shipston Home Nursing will provides nursing and respite care within the last three months of life for those who wish to remain in their own home.

Tulipa ‘Armscote’ is being sold in memory of Deborah’s brother Leighton, who died at the age of 48 from cancer.

The profits from the sale of this new Tulipa ‘Armscote’ will be donated by Armscote Manor and Dix Export BV to Shipston Home Nursing.

Shipston Home Nursing is fully committed to helping sick people and their relatives; and they are dependent on sponsors and donations.


  • Height: 40cm
  • Blooms: April – May
  • Bulb size: 11-12cm

Tulipa Armscote bulbs can be purchased directly from us at Armscote Manor by email or post, or in our online shop.

  • 6 Bulbs – £5.00
  • 12 Bulbs – £9.50
  • 24 Bulbs – £18.00
  • 36 Bulbs – £25.00
  • 48 Bulbs – £34.00

Larger discount prices are available for larger orders.

Cheques to be made payable to:

D L Williams Fundraising Account
Armscote Manor
Armscote Warwickshire
CV37 8DA

Tel: 01608 682 375
Fax: 01608 682 564

Email: [email protected]

Or directly from Dutch Exporter:

Simone van den Oever Director
Dix Export b.v.
Leidsevaartweg 46
2106 NA Heemstede
The Netherlands

Tel.: 0031-23-5848726
Fax: 0031-23-5849054
Mobile: 0031-6-51835610
Email: [email protected]

BTW nr.: NL807812626B01
KvK nr. 34079396

Half of all proceeds from the sale of the bulbs will go to Shipston Home Nursing in memory of Deborah’s brother Leighton and half to Adamas House in Holland.

2018: £2,465 was raised for Children’s Hospise South West, and £1,500 was raised for Shipston Home Nursing

2016: Deborah recently gave a donation of £3,500 from the sales of the Tulips.