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Tulip 'Black Hero' (Pack of 10 Bulbs)
Tulip 'Black Hero' (Pack of 10 Bulbs) Black Hero Tulip Black Hero tulip with Fritillaria Maxima Lutea
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Tulip 'Black Hero' (Pack of 10 Bulbs) Tulips

Bulbs for sale for Autumn dispatch

Also known as Peony Tulip
Genus Double/Late Tulip
Colours Black/Red
Aspect Full Sun/Partial Shade
Height 55-60cm / 22-24"
Planting period Autumn (Sept to Nov)
Flowering period April/May
Soil Type Well drained Soil
Bulb Size 12cm+
Hardiness Very Hardy - H6 (-20°C to -15°C)
Shipping est Order now for delivery in the Autumn
Delivery time Autumn delivery (Sept to Nov 2020)
Also suitable for containers Yes
Scented Yes
Double flowered Yes
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Description of Tulip 'Black Hero' (Pack of 10 Bulbs) Tulips

Black Hero double, peony tulip is the sport of the single tulip 'Queen of the Night', but stands in its own right as a triumphant black tulip. 
 
Black Hero tulip has multiple layers of deep dark burgundy petals with a fragrance to give your spring garden a dramatic look and feel.
Pack of 10 Bulbs
Order now for delivery in Autumn (Sept to Nov).
 
Buy Tulip Bulbs | Tulipa Black Hero | Gold Medal winning Harts Nursery.

Planting and growing instructions: Buy Tulip Bulbs | Tulipa Black Hero | Gold Medal winning Harts Nursery.

How to plant Tulips

  • Find a location with well-drained soil. Tulips will not thrive in water-logged areas.
  • Tulips like to receive full sun for most of the day. However, some varieties can tolerate shady areas too. Check with the individual variety.
  • If planting in the garden, plant the bulbs with their pointed tops 12cm below the soil surface. Allow 4 to 5 bulbs per square foot.
  • If planting in Pots, find a large container and fill it with good-quality, multi-purpose compost. Ensure there is adequate draining holes. Again, plant 12cm below the soil surface.
  • Plant in the Autumn; September through to November.
  • After planting, water the Tulips well, gently soaking the soil to settle it around the bulbs.
  • Tulips will flower early Spring.

Plant care: Buy Tulip Bulbs | Tulipa Black Hero | Gold Medal winning Harts Nursery.

How to care for Tulips

  • Deadhead the flowers during the season before the petals fall off.
  • After flowering has finished for the season leave the foliage in place; don't cut it off. The leaves will gather sunlight, create food through photosynthesis and strengthen the bulbs for the future.
  • Water as needed during active growth periods.
  • By mid summer the leaves may yellow and die back. Foliage may be removed at this point.
  • Some tulips flower well for one year and then need lifting out of the soil and carefully stored if you want to use them again. Once everything has fully died back, you can lift them and store them in a dark, dry, airy place over summer, allowing the air to circulate around them. They can then be replanted in the Autumn. 

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