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  • Flowering Time
    • May
  • Planting Time
    • October
    • November
  • Growing
    • Hardy
  • RHS Recommended
    • Award of Garden Merit
  • Perfect For
    • Cutting
  • Flowering Height
    • 45 cm
  • Bulb Size
    • 12/+ cm
  • Colour
    • Oranges & Yellows
    • Greens

Apricot Parrot Tulip

(inc. 20.0% VAT)



Tulip ‘Apricot Parrot’ produces enormous, striking peach blooms to add colourful flamboyance to the late spring garden.

Apricot-pink petals unfurl and gently curl with rippling, feathered edges and green and ivory streaks. 

These attention-demanding tulips have been granted an Award of Garden Merit by the RHS and are excellent for cutting and adding a touch of glamour to floral displays.

Plant en masse in garden beds, borders and pots for a spectacular show in May.

Care Guide

November is the optimum month for planting Tulip bulbs. The cooler late-autumn temperatures help to keep disease at bay, whilst still allowing time for your bulbs to put roots down before spring. Any well-drained, fertile soil is perfect for Tulips, ideally in full sun or part shade. Plant the bulbs 10-20cm deep, spaced 10-20cm apart. A piece of chicken wire or mesh can be placed on top of the soil or pots after planting if squirrels or rodents are a problem in your area. After flowering in March to May, remove withered stems, foliage and any fallen petals to promote good plant health and apply a top dressing of high-potash fertiliser in late winter.

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