Tulip ‘Café Noir’
Deep, deep chocolate-purple
‘The’ black tulip for 2019, Café Noir is a deep, rich purple-chocolate tulip, almost black in some light. We shall test it alongside ‘Black Hero’ and ‘Queen of Night’ to see which is really the blackest! Limited stock.
Light: full sun
Soil: well drained sand, clay, loam, chalk, moderately fertile
Type: single late tulip
Bulb size 12cm+
Care: plant in autumn 10 – 15cm deep, after the first cold snap, the deeper the better for the tulip to return each year. Add grit to wet or heavy soils.