Tulipa 'Silver Parrot'

parrot tulip bulbs

1 year guarantee

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: May
  • Flower colour: red streaked with green
  • Other features: excellent cut-flowers
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 12+

    From pink-flushed, silvery buds, ruffled, irregulaly-shaped petals open to show their slightly darker pink interiors. A graceful tulip, which forms big, open cups when mature. Its interesting shape and soft colouring makes it a good partner for more formal looking cultivars with stronger pink tones.

  • Garden care: In September to December plant bulbs 15-20cm deep and 10-15cm apart in fertile, well-drained soil. Alternatively, allow 7-9 bulbs per 30cm sq. After flowering dead-head and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser each week for the first month. Once the foliage has died down naturally lift the bulbs and store in a cool greenhouse.

  • Harmful if eaten/may cause skin allergy

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