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Black Parrot

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🚚 Shipping Starts: Sold-out for this season
📦 Quantity per Package: 10 Bulbs

☀️ Light Required: Full Sun / Partial Shade
🌷 Height: 20-22"
🌸 Blooming Period: Late Spring
🌱 Bulb Size: 12/+
Planting Distance: 4-5"
Planting Depth: 6"
📍 Hardiness Zone: Zone 3-8
🦌 Deer Resistant: No
💐 Minimum Bulbs for Effect: 10-15
Black Parrot

About Black Parrot

The enchanting Tulip Black Parrot will captivate you with its dramatic and unique beauty. This exquisite flower features deep, velvety black petals with vibrant green accents, creating a stunning contrast that will add a touch of elegance to any garden or floral arrangement.

  • Striking black petals with vibrant green edges
  • Distinctive fringed and ruffled appearance
  • Tall and sturdy stems for excellent vase life
  • Blooms in late spring, adding a splash of drama to your garden

How to plant and take care of Black Parrot

  • Choose a well-draining location with full or partial sun
  • Plant bulbs in the fall, about 6 inches deep and 4-5 inches apart
  • Water thoroughly after planting and keep the soil moist
  • Mulch around the bulbs to maintain moisture and regulate temperature
  • Provide regular watering during dry spells
  • Deadhead spent flowers to promote continuous blooming
  • Allow foliage to yellow and wither naturally before removing
  • Protect bulbs from excessive moisture during the dormant period

Frequently Asked Questions

You can successfully grow Black Parrot Tulips in pots. These beautiful flowers are well-suited for container gardening, making them a popular choice for individuals with limited garden space or those looking to add a vibrant touch to their patios, balconies, or porches. When planting Black Parrot Tulips in pots, ensure you use a well-draining potting mix and select a container that is deep enough to accommodate the bulb's growth. Place the pot in an area that receives ample sunlight, and water the tulips regularly, allowing the soil to dry slightly between waterings. Remember to provide adequate winter protection if you live in a cold climate.

Whether Black Parrot Tulips are better in pots or in the ground depends on your specific gardening preferences and circumstances. Planting Black Parrot Tulips in the ground offers certain advantages, such as the potential for larger displays and more natural growth. In the ground, tulips can benefit from the surrounding soil and have more space to spread their roots. On the other hand, growing Black Parrot Tulips in pots provides greater flexibility and allows you to enjoy their stunning blooms even in small spaces or urban environments. Pots also offer better control over soil conditions and make it easier to protect the tulips from pests or extreme weather conditions.

It is generally recommended to stake Black Parrot Tulips, especially if you are growing them in an area prone to strong winds or heavy rainfall, but necessary. The large, showy blooms of Black Parrot Tulips can make the stems top-heavy, increasing the risk of flopping or bending under their weight. Staking provides much-needed support, preventing the flowers from drooping and ensuring they remain upright, enhancing the overall visual appeal. Use bamboo stakes or other sturdy materials that can withstand outdoor conditions. Gently tie the tulip stems to the stakes using soft twine, being careful not to damage the plant. Staking will help maintain the tulips' elegant form and prolong their enjoyment

Black Parrot Tulip bulbs are not considered deer resistant. Deer are known to be attracted to tulips, including Black Parrot varieties, and may feed on the foliage and flowers if given the opportunity. To protect your Black Parrot Tulips from deer damage, you can employ various strategies. One option is to plant deer-resistant companion plants nearby, which may help deter the animals from approaching the tulips. Alternatively, you can use physical barriers such as fencing or netting to create a barrier between the deer and your tulips. Additionally, certain repellents or deterrents, both natural and commercial, can be applied to the plants to discourage deer from feeding on them.

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