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PlantFiles: Parrot Tulip
Tulipa 'Fantasy'

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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:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

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:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive saya 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.

Positive grampapa 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.

Regional...

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

North Tonawanda, New York
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania



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