Black Parrot Tulip has huge, brilliant deep red/purple flowers are very showy with feathered,curled, twisted or waved petals. Can be sensitive to cold wet weather, but excellent cut flowers. Black Parrot with its deep purple flower is a must for the garden. Lovely next to grey and dark red leaves.
Tulip Growing Advice
- Plant in full sun to partial shade
need cold temperatures in order to produce a bloom, and are best suited
in climates that have 12-16 weeks of consistently cold temps (below 50
degrees) during the day.
- Drainage is essential to the survival
of tulips. Plant in garden beds that have been amended with organic
matter if your soil does not drain well.
- To encourage the
possibility of blooms for the next season, keep the leaves intact until
they have yellowed, withered and can easily be removed from the soil.
tulips in fall at planting with a slow release granular fertilizer.
When leaves emerge in Spring you may fertilize your tulips again with
the same slow release granular fertilizer.