February 1, 2023
Tulipa 'Apricot Parrot'

Tulipa 'Apricot Parrot'

Tulipa ‘Apricot Parrot’ is also known as Tulip ‘Apricot Parrot’. It is part of the Liliaceae family of plants. It is a bulbous perennial. Tulips are originally native from Europe to Central Asia. The tulip is derived from a Persian word for turban as the flower was thought to resemble one.

Tulipa ‘Apricot Parrot’ is part of the Parrot Group is truly unusual and beautiful tulips that have a single flower that is open cup-shaped in fact in the sun it could open almost flat. The petals are apricot-pink with white and yellow stripes and fringed edges. It looks like a flower right out of a renaissance still life painting. It flowers in late spring.

Tulipa 'Apricot Parrot'
Tulipa ‘Apricot Parrot’

Tulipa ‘Apricot Parrot’ grows to about 60cm or 24in tall. Place Tulipa ‘Apricot Parrot’ in the sun. Plant it in rich, moist, and fertile but well-drained soil. It does well in warm dry climates. Plant them in a sheltered area due to the size of the flower as it could strain its stems. Plant them in autumn for next spring.

Tulipa 'Apricot Parrot'
A flower bed of Tulipa ‘Apricot Parrot’ at Kew Garden, London, UK

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