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Victoria's Secret Tulip
- Light: Sun to Part Shade
- Size: 12+ cm
- Zone: 3 to 8
- Bloom Time: Mid to Late Spring
- Height: 16–18"
- Soil Requirement: Well drained
- SKU: 09759
- Availability: In Stock
For each offer ordered, get 8Satisfy your craving for plush, purple flowers with the Victoria's Secret Parrot Tulip. This decadent perennial contains a blue-flushed eye within the purple folds of each flower. With its astounding colour and disheveled, ruffled petals, the Secret parrot tulip adds intensity and sophistication to your garden. The regal flower grows to a dignified height of 16 - 18 inches and vigorously blooms in mid to late spring. Once it blooms, the tulip's petals explode in a variety of deep purple hues.
Situate your parrot tulip bulbs 3 to 6 inches apart and 6 inches deep in well drained clay, loamy, or sandy soil. Plant the bulbs during the fall months in a spot with either full sun or half sun /half shade in zones 3 - 8. Optimize the beauty of your flowers after they bloom by cutting and removing the scape.
Outstanding as an accompaniment to blue bells, grape hyacinths, and other purple, blue and white flowers, purple parrot tulips look superb in the garden or as an indoor arrangement in a vase. The cluster of exotic purple blooms creates a sumptuous atmosphere wherever you place them. Add a touch of drama to your garden or home with the darkly luxurious Victoria's Secret parrot tulip.
- Botanical Name Tulipa parrot 'Victoria's Secret'
- Form Perennial
- Hardiness Zone 3-8
- Flowering Time Mid Spring, Late Spring
- Light Requirements Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Flower Color Opens blue-flushed eye to flirt with velvety rich purple
- Flower Form Feathery looking petals
- Foliage Type Gray-green, linear or broadly ovate.
- Growth Rate Medium
- Zones 3 to 8
- Height/Habit 16–18"
- Spread 3 - 6 inches
- Planting Instructions 6" deep and 3-6" apart
- Soil Requirements Well drained
- Will Tolerate Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
- Pruning Only dead heading. It is important to let the foliage mature and die down naturally, do not cut back. Next year's bloom is being developed
Breck's Shipping Schedule
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule.
|2018 Spring Shipping Schedule|
|ZONES||Bareroot Perennials & Bulbs|
|1AB - 5A||3/19/18- 6/16/18|
|5B||2/26/18 - 6/16/18|
|6A & 10AB||2/19/18 - 6/16/18|
|Last Order Date||6/11/2018|
|1AB - 5A||4/16/18- 6/1/18|
|5A||4/12/18 - 6/1/18|
|5B||3/19/18 - 6/1/18|
|6A & 6B||3/5/18 - 6/1/18|
|7A & 7B||2/26/18 - 6/1/18|
|8A & 8B||2/19/18 - 6/1/18|
|9A - 10B||1/22/18 - 6/1/18|
|Last Order Date||5/28/2018|
|2018 Fall Shipping Schedule|
|1AB-7A||8/15/18 - 10/28/18|
|7B-13B||8/22/18 - 10/28/18|
|Last Order Date||10/16/18|
|ZONES||Bulbs from Holland|
|1AB-5AB||8/15/18 - 12/16/18|
|6AB-7AB||8/22/18 - 12/16/18|
|8AB-13AB||8/29/18 - 12/16/18|
|Last Order Date||12/12/2018|
|1AB-13B||9/6/18 - 12/16/18|
|Last Order Date||12/12/2018|
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or your area may affect the anticipated shipping schedule above.
Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible in the planting season to allow for the best root development once planted.
To promote optimum stress protection in transit and your success in the garden, bareroot perennials are kept in the ground in our nurseries until fully dormant. In the Fall these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window above.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to delivery your orders via the USPS or FedEx. Large orders may be shippied in more than one package.
Bulb and perennial shipments direct from Holland are harvested in July and August dependent on the season and crop. Once fully inspected and packaged they are shippied direct to you in the most efficient manner to follow the dates above.
Upon placing 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 actually ships with an updated arrival estimate.
At any time after you place your order you can check your order status on our website using your email or the account number found in your order confirmation email.
Gift Certificates are shipped immediately.
If they are in stock, Garden Essentials ship within 4-7 days.
Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.
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Our shipping and handling charges are as follows:
|Up to $40.00 order-||$9.95|
|$40.01 to $60.00-||$12.95|
|$60.01 to $80.00-||$14.95|
|$80.01 to $100.00-||$16.95|
|$100.01 to over-||$18.95|