Parrot Tulip 'Fantasy'

Tulipa

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tulipa (TOO-li-pa) (Info)
Cultivar: Fantasy
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Division:

Division 10 - Parrot

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 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)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pink

Green

Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Foliage Color:

Blue-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Regional

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

North Tonawanda, New York

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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

Introduction in 1910. 'Fantasy' has given us since then many other sports of parrot tulips.
Received the prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM) from the Royal Hurticultural Society.

Positive

On May 19, 2007, grampapa from Wheatfield, NY (Zone 6a) wrote:

This is one of my favorite tulips. It has been blooming for me for 3 seasons now. It's a very large bloom, gorgeous color; very deep pink on the inside and lighter on the outside with green 'feathers'. The petals are deeply textured.

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