Parrot Tulip (Tulipa 'Rococo') in the Tulips Database

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Data specific to Tulips (Edit)
Division: Div. 10: Parrot
Registrant: H.Slegtkamp & Co
Year Registered: 1942
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Spring Bloom Season: Late
Special Classifications: Single-flowered
Historic

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 12 - 18 inches
Plant Spread: 6 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Green
Multi-Color: Red, green, yellow
Other: Cardinal-red with purple and green feathering
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Takes about 6 years from seed to flower.
Propagation: Other methods: Bulbs
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2003 Japan Bulb of the Year
Parentage: Sport of: Couleur Cardinal
Child plants: one child plant

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Ordered Bulbs for fall already just now at Brent and Beckies by Newyorkrita Oct 29, 2013 8:55 PM 26

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