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Tulip 'Silver Parrot'

Tulip 'Silver Parrot'

10 bulbs — £3.45

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Orders placed before 1 September 2023
You can expect your order in September 2023

Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2023
You can expect your order in October 2023

Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2023
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Description

“Sail on, silver bird. Sail on by. Your time has come to shine. All your dreams are on their way.” Simon and Garfunkel’s lines from their Bridge over Troubled Waters hit, will stick in your mind as you view these tulips. The Tulip 'Silver Parrot', with its huge pink petals brushed with silver on the outside will make your dreams of a beautiful landscape a reality when their time comes to shine in late spring. The frilly and feathered blooms of Tulip 'Silver Parrot' are lifted aloft by variegated foliage edged with yellow-ivory, creating a refreshing spectacle of white and various shades of pink.

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Perfect for pots

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • Fully hardy

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Tulipa 'Silver Parrot'

  • Tulip group

    Parrot (10)

  • Flower colour

    Pink

  • Bulb size

    12/+

  • Established height

    50-70cm

  • Established spread

    10-20cm

  • Plant spacing

    60 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Variegated

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Short-lived perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

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

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Stony
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • 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

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  • Planting
  • Flowering

Other information

    • Plant your Tulip 'Silver 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 'Silver Parrot' bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards

    Read all Tulip planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 September 2023
    You can expect your order in September 2023

    Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2023
    You can expect your order in October 2023

    Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2023
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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