These are among the last and largest Tulips to flower. Shaggy-petalled flowers are carried on tall stems, making them great for cut flowers as well as for borders
Large flowers, which appear in May
Over 120 varieties
Buds are green, but other colors take over as flowers open
Height is 40cm (16") to 60cm (24")
Fantastic cut flower with long-lasting blooms
Many are scented
Plant Parrot Tulips in a sheltered position, out of extreme wind and cold
Plant bulbs about 8cm (3") apart
Plant bulbs deep for more stability and to deter hungry rodents
If you're looking companions, Lily Flowered Tulips, Double and Single Late Tulips, Darwin Hubrids, most Viridiflora Tulips and some Fringed Tulips also flower in May
Multi-colored flowers and variegated foliage.
Apricot, yellow and pink flowers. RHS AGM winner.
A magnificent tulip in shades of red, burgundy, wine and gold.