Parrot Tulip
Tulipa 'Flaming Parrot'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tulipa (TOO-li-pa) (Info)
Cultivar: Flaming Parrot
Hybridized by Heemskerk/Verdegaal
Registered or introduced: 1968
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Division:

Division 10 - Parrot

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Red

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Blue-Green

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

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

Regional

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

Little Rock, Arkansas

Garberville, California

Oakland, California

Clifton, Colorado

Jacksonville, Illinois

Niles, Illinois

Palmyra, Illinois

Davenport, Iowa

Calvert City, Kentucky

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Greeneville, Tennessee

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On May 22, 2007, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Breeder/hybridizer: P. Heemskerk & C.A. Verdegaal, 1968. Sport from 'Red Parrot'.