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Tulip bulbs are very easy to grow and look fabulous planted in large groups in borders or in containers on the patio. They boast superb weather resistance and will come back year after year. With a wide range of colours and flower forms, there's something for every garden. Tulip flowers are edible too - read our edible flowers guide for more information.
Tulip 'Silver Parrot' - Dutch Gardens
A magnificent variety that looks fabulous even when it's not in bloom! Enormous, ruffled and fringed tulip flowers in warm, rosy pink and cream tones are carried above unusual variegated foliage with creamy white edges. The huge blooms reach up to 20cm across when fully open, so you will only need a few to fill a vase indoors. With a strong growth habit, Tulip 'Silver Parrot' is a late-season bloomer that's well worth waiting for. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 15cm (6"). Bulb size 11/12.
Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. However,some people have had strong allergic reactions to Tulip flowers. If touching them causes a rash, numbness etc. then Tulip flowers should not be eaten. For more details about edible flowers click here.More info
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