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Negrita Parrot Tulip


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    Item Number: 38152
    Bulbs per Package: 25
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    Negrita Parrot Tulip is a rich, deep purple tulip which blooms late in spring. The huge, brilliant colored flowers are very showy with feathered, curled, twisted or waved petals. Can be sensitive to cold wet weather, but excellent cut flowers. When the blooms on the Negrita Parrot Tulip are open they are often 2-4" in diameter--an amazing tulip to wow your neighbors! 

    Bloom Time
    Late Spring Blooming Late Spring
    Mature Height
    20 - 22 inches
    Hardiness Zones
    Zone 3 Hardy
    Zone 4 Hardy
    Zone 5 Hardy
    Zone 6 Hardy
    Zone 7 Hardy
    Suitable Zones
    Zone 3 Suitable
    Zone 4 Suitable
    Zone 5 Suitable
    Zone 6 Suitable
    Zone 7 Suitable
    Zone 8 Suitable
    Zone 9 Suitable
    Bulb Size
    12/+ cm
    Plant Spacing
    4-6
    Planting Depth
    6-8
    Sunlight
    Full Sun
    Partial Shade
    Color
    Purple
    Package Contents
    25 bulbs

    When to Plant Tulip Bulbs?

    Plant Tulips in fall when temperatures are in the 60's or lower during the day.

    Tulips require 12-16 weeks of consistently cold temperatures (50's during the day or lower) in order to produce a flower bud in spring.

    How to Plant Tulip Bulbs?

    Plant tulip bulbs in well-drained soil. Tulips do not like wet soil, if water pools in the area they are planted add compost to help improve drainage.

    Plant Tulip bulbs 6-8" deep. The pointed end of the bulb should be facing the sky.

    Place the soil that was removed from the planting hole over the Tulips. Water the bulbs in after the initial planting. Avoid watering after the planting as they prefer to be dry in winter.

    Bouquet Planting Tulips

    For a full bouquet appearance plant 5 bulbs per one 10-12" wide planting hole. The bulbs can be planted 1-2" from each other in this larger hole.

    Planting Tulips in Pots

    Tulips can be planted in pots in temperate climates that do not experience many freeze and thaw cycles. If tulips are planted in pots in above ground containers in a climate that has varying winter temperatures the pots will need to be insulated to protect the bulbs from the effects of the freezing and thawing that may occur.

    What to do when your Tulips are done blooming?

    The flower stems can be removed once the blooms have faded. Keep the leaves intact until they yellow, wither and can easily be removed from the soil. The leaves gather energy from the sun after the blooms fade to provide energy for the next seasons blooms. If possible, keep the bulbs dry during summer, as they prefer dry conditions when dormant.

    Overall Customer Rating of 2 Reviews:
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    SE Michigan

    Excited

    Rating:
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    Pros:
    • Unique
    • Healthy
    • Big
    Cons:
    Excited to plant these unique beautiful tulips. The bulbs looked very healthy and were big.

    Barnegat, NJ

    Healthy bulb

    Rating:
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    Pros:
    • Beautiful color
    Cons:
    • None
    I can’t wait for the bloom

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