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Texas Flame Parrot Tulip

Exotic tulip with a tropical look

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  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun
  • Height/Habit: 16 - 24 inches
  • Zone: 3-7
  • Flowering Date: Late spring

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Texas Flame Parrot Tulip

Description

Reminiscent of flocks of tropical birds in flight, a planting of these gorgeous feathered tulips is quite a sight. An eye-catching color combination of bright yellow striped in bold red adds to the appeal… especially when planted in groups. They make a sensational focal point in the late-spring garden. Fantastic in cut-flower arrangements, too. Their straight, sturdy stems grow to 16-24" tall in full sun. Zones 3-7. Tulipa 'Texas Flame'

A subspecies that emerged from the 'Tulipomania' phenomenon that held Holland in thrall in the 17th century, many varieties of Parrot tulip were cultivated for showcasing in gardens both grand and small. Like their traditional counterparts, many Parrots feature the broken color patterns that were so highly prized during that period. What separates them from standard tulips is their unusual form and more vibrant colorations. Their popularity has grown over the centuries, making these unique tulips greatly sought after, even in today's market.

Among the largest and most spectacular spring flowering bulbs, Parrot tulips produce large blooms of frilled and ruffled petals in an array of brilliant colors not often found in traditional tulips. They appear on tall, straight stems that keep flowers upright and highly visible in the garden. Plant these Dutch flower bulbs in groups for a dazzling presentation of bright color and unique beauty. Decorators love parrot tulip bulbs, too! They make an eye-catching addition to bouquets and indoor arrangements.

Product Details
  • Season Fall
  • Unit of Measure5
  • Botanical NameTulipa 'Texas Flame'
  • Ships As11-12 CM
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread4 - 6 inches
  • Spacing4 - 6 inches
  • Hardiness Zone3-7
  • Flowering DateLate spring
  • Flower Color:yellow
  • Flower FormOval shaped cup like flower with slightly recurved petals
  • Foliage TypeLong sword Like green
  • Unique CharactersticsParrots are among the oldest and most eye-catching tulips. The huge, brillant colored flowers are very showy with feathered, curled, twisted or waved petals. Can be sensitive to cold wet weather, but excellent cut flowers. Flaming Parrot is yellow with flaming red stripes! Great for a centerpiece in your garden.
  • Shipped11-12 CM
  • Height/Habit16 - 24 inches
  • Growth RateMedium
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

2017 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants
1A-2B 9/5/2017 – 11/3/2017
3A-10B 9/5/2017 - 11/17/2017
Last Order Date Zones 1-2: 10/30/2017
Zones 3-10: 11/13/2017

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Bare-root perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and success in your garden. In the Fall, these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order.

For trees and other oversize items, we do not ship to PO boxes and it will be delivered via FedEx Home delivery.

After you place your order, you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate.

You will also receive an email notification when your order ships with an updated arrival estimate.

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Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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