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PlantFiles: Double Late Tulip, Peony-floweredTulip
Tulipa 'Black Hero'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tulipa (TOO-li-pa) (Info)
Cultivar: Black Hero
Hybridized by Beerepoot; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1984

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Division:
Division 11 - Double Late (Paeony Flowered)

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Dark Purple/Black

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Blue-Green
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive ineedacupoftea On Apr 11, 2006, ineedacupoftea from Denver, CO wrote:

A double sport of the famous 'Queen of the Night,' with all of her good qualities (vigour, perennialization) plus one: Having more petals, (which are incidentally darker!) the flowers last a good bit longer than a single. Very full and eye-catching, taking the black tulip another dramatic step.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Clifton, Colorado
Lawrenceville, Georgia
Burnham, Illinois
, Ontario



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