Tulip 'Rasta Parrot'
Tulip 'Rasta Parrot'
Tulip 'Rasta Parrot'
Tulip 'Rasta Parrot'
Tulip 'Rasta Parrot'
Tulip 'Rasta Parrot'
Tulip 'Rasta Parrot'
Tulip 'Rasta Parrot'

Tulip 'Rasta Parrot'

Tulip 'Rasta Parrot'

5 bulbs — £3.75

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Delivery schedule

Orders placed before 1 September 2022
You can expect your order in September 2022

Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2022
You can expect your order in October 2022

Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2022
You can expect your order within 10 business days

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Description

Tulip 'Rasta Parrot' is curious and exotic, and provides an explosion of colour and interest. It has intriguing, twisted, curling petals, of irregular shape and in unusual patterns. They are streaked with a variety of coloursjust like the plumage of a parrot on steroids! The large, showy blooms are in a blend of warm red, orange and bright yellow, with hints of purple and shades of green: it is guaranteed to bring a smile to your face every spring. It’s perfect for creating a dramatic display in beds, borders and patio containers, especially when grown en masse in large swathes. The stems together do not need anything else around them to steal the show! 

The exciting Tulip 'Rasta Parrot' makes an excellent cut flowerand is often grown purely for this purpose. It will certainly attract attention in a vase indoors. 

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Perfect for pots

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • Fully hardy

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Tulipa 'Rasta Parrot'

  • Flower colour

    Purple, red, orange

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Bulb size

    11/12

  • Established height

    30-50cm

  • Established spread

    10-20cm

  • Plant spacing

    60 bulbs per m2

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Short-lived perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun, Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Borders
    Cottage gardens
    Coastal gardens
    Cut flower gardens
    Gravel gardens
    Large containers
    Low maintenance gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Loam-based compost
    Multipurpose compost
    Sandy
    Stony

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    No

  • Toxicity

    Skin/eyes irritant
    Harmful if eaten

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Other information

    • Plant your Tulip 'Rasta Parrot' bulbs from mid to late autumn

    • Plant in borders or containers in sun or partial shade

    • Plant your bulbs two to three times as deep as the bulb is high

    • Space the bulbs about twice the bulb diameter apart

    • Place the Tulip 'Rasta Parrot' bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards

    Read all Tulip planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 September 2022
    You can expect your order in September 2022

    Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2022
    You can expect your order in October 2022

    Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2022
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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