Fringed tulip

Tulipa 'Black Jewel'

Fringed tulip - Tulipa  'Black Jewel'

Common Name: Fringed tulip
Genus: Tulipa
Cultivar: 'Black Jewel'

Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Makes good cut flowers

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.60 m (60 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.10 m (10 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Purple
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: April & May

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

A recently introduced tulip. It has deep blackish-maroon petals with ruffled edges that appear in late April and early May. This is quite a tall variety of tulip, so a good choice if you want to add height to your spring bedding displays.

  • Garden care: In September to December plant bulbs 15-20cm deep and 10-15cm apart in fertile well-drained soil. Alternatively allow 7-9 bulbs per 30cm sq. After flowering dead-head and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser each week for the first month. Once the foliage has died down naturally, lift the bulbs and store in a cool greenhouse.



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