£3.50 – £6.75
A popular and showy tulip
A flamenco dancer of a tulip with flowers of red, yellow and green.
Month: late April / May
Light: full sun
Soil: well drained sand, clay, loam, chalk, moderately fertile
Type: parrot tulip
Bulb size 10/11cm
A showy, multi-coloured tulip that can create a display of its own. It looks great in the border though, with other bold, warm colours or a simple white to make it stand out.
Care: plant in autumn 10 – 15cm deep, after the first cold snap. Add grit to wet or heavy soils.