Fringed Tulips Cuban Night

Dark and dramatic.

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Maroon black petals with a frilled edge. Tulip 'Cuban Night' is a dramatic flower to add an element of depth to your floral palette. Flowers mid to late season.

Extravagant petals, Fringed Tulips have all the frills! Their unique shape creates beautiful texture in the garden. Fringed Tulips are remarkable and will create wonderful displays in your garden.

The Tulip is truly an extraordinary flower. With a past steeped in romance, it has been a muse for art, poetry and passion. The Tulip has obsessed nations, taking flower power to the extreme. It is known as the Queen of Bulbs.

While tulips can be a little more work than some bulbs, their show is second to none.

A simple way to remember when to plant your tulips is Mother`s Day! It is ideal because by this time of year the soil has cooled sufficiently for planting. It doesn’t have to be on the day but as long as you are around the date.

All our bulbs are ready to grow; they do not need to be chilled.

It is a good idea to prepare the soil for their arrival by adding some delicious organic matter. Tulips need good drainage and at least six hours sun a day to flower at their best. Plant the bulbs 15-20cm deep with the pointed end up. Space your tulips 10-20cm apart, planting closer for a more spectacular show.

In most areas it is recommended you lift and store your Tulip bulbs once their foliage has browned. You don’t need to do this if you live in an area with frost, the soil is shaded or mulched through summer and the ground does not become soggy during their dormant period. In every other case it is recommended.

Code

TUFCN

Botantical name

Tulipa hybrida

Height

30-60cm

Width

10-15cm

Flowers

Late season

Climate

Cool to Sub-Tropical

Availability

Australia wide

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Bulbs

Water needs

1