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    Parrot King

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    Product Information
    🚚 Shipping Starts: Last week of September '24
    📦 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
    Parrot King

    About Parrot King

    Behold the majestic Tulip Parrot King! This vibrant and flamboyant flower reigns supreme in the garden, mesmerizing all with its regal charm and colorful plumes. Don't miss the opportunity to crown your floral kingdom with this extraordinary beauty. Order now and let the reign of the Tulip Parrot King begin!

    • Exquisite and Rare: The Tulip Parrot King is a true gem, with its unique and captivating parrot-like petals. It's a must-have for any discerning gardener seeking a touch of elegance.
    • Vibrant Color Palette: This majestic tulip boasts a rich and diverse color range, from deep royal reds to striking streaks of yellow and green. Prepare to be enchanted by its kaleidoscope of hues.
    • Heightened Drama: Standing tall and proud, the Tulip Parrot King reaches an impressive height of 20 inches (50 cm), adding a touch of drama and grandeur to any floral arrangement.
    • Long-Lasting Beauty: Enjoy the regal presence of the Tulip Parrot King for an extended period, as it boasts a prolonged blooming season. Witness its captivating beauty day after day.

    How to plant and take care of the Parrot King

    • Planting Depth: Dig a hole about 6 inches (15 cm) deep to accommodate the bulb. Ensure proper spacing, allowing approximately 4 - 5 inches between each bulb.
    • Soil Requirements: Choose a well-draining soil enriched with organic matter. The Tulip Parrot King thrives in slightly acidic to neutral soil pH levels.
    • Sunlight Needs: Provide the Tulip Parrot King with ample sunlight exposure. Plant it in a location that receives at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day.
    • Watering Routine: Maintain a moderate watering routine, keeping the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Avoid overwatering, as it may cause bulb rot.
    • Winter Protection: In colder climates, ensure the Tulip Parrot King is well-insulated during winter by adding a layer of mulch or straw over the soil.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The best place to plant Parrot King tulip bulbs is in a location that receives full sun or partial shade. These vibrant and unique tulips thrive in well-drained soil that is rich in organic matter. Before planting, ensure that the soil is loose and has good drainage to prevent waterlogging, as excessive moisture can cause bulb rot. It is recommended to plant Parrot King tulip bulbs in flower beds, borders, or containers where they can be showcased and admired. Remember to space the bulbs about 4-5 inches apart and plant them at a depth of approximately 6 inches, with the pointed end facing up for optimal growth and stunning displays of color in the spring.

    After Parrot King tulips have finished flowering, it is important to provide them with proper care to ensure their health and encourage future growth. Once the petals have faded and wilted, you can remove the flower heads. However, it is crucial to leave the foliage intact until it turns yellow and withers naturally. This allows the tulip plants to store energy for the next growing season. Avoid cutting back or braiding the foliage prematurely, as this hampers the bulb's ability to replenish nutrients. You can continue watering the plants until the foliage dies back completely. Once the leaves have turned yellow, you can carefully remove them.

    To promote faster growth of Parrot King tulips, there are a few essential factors to consider. Firstly, ensure that the tulip bulbs are planted at the correct depth, typically around 6-8 inches, with well-drained soil. Adequate sunlight is crucial for tulip growth, so plant them in a location that receives full sun or partial shade. Provide regular watering, especially during dry periods, to keep the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged. Applying a balanced slow-release fertilizer during planting and in early spring can also boost growth. Additionally, removing competing weeds and providing proper spacing between bulbs allows for optimal nutrient absorption and air circulation, leading to faster growth and stronger tulip plants.

    Deadheading Parrot King tulips is not necessary for their overall health and growth, but it can improve the visual appearance and prevent seed formation. Deadheading involves removing the faded flower heads once they have wilted. By doing so, you redirect the plant's energy away from seed production and toward bulb development. This can result in larger, stronger bulbs for the following year. However, if you are interested in collecting seeds, you can allow the tulip flowers to remain on the plant until they dry out completely and produce seed pods.

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