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Black Hero Tulip

One of the few tulips with a fragrance

Black Hero Tulip

One of the few tulips with a fragrance

  • Double tulip, resembles a Peony
  • Blend of purple and black
  • Green foliage with contrasting white edge
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Product Description

Add dramatic impact to flower beds or bouquets with this striking double tulip. Black Hero's petals are a blend of purple and black that take on a spherical form and look especially nice next to white blooms in a bouquet or amid pastel varieties in the garden. Black Hero is a great choice for a busy gardener because it looks impressive but requires very little work. A container full of these adds a welcoming touch to any porch or patio.

Light Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Height: 20-24 inches

Zone: 3-7

Bloom Time: Late Spring

Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Tulipa 'Black Hero'
  • Season: Fall
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.
  • Height: 20-24 inches.
  • Spacing: 4 - 6 inches.
  • Zone: 3-7
  • Spread: 4 - 6 inches.
  • Color: Purple, black
  • Foliage: Green leaves with a contrasting white edge.
  • Depth: Plant 4-6 inches deep.
  • Blooms: Late spring
  • Soil Preference: Well-drained enriched soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Pruning: It is important to let the foliage mature and die down naturally, do not cut back a next year's bloom is being developed. When foliage is yellow or dried up, deadhead after flowering.
  • Form: Upright
  • Flowers: Double tulip. A cluster of petals in a spherical form reminiscent of an artichoke.
  • Size: 11-12 cm Bulb
Shipping Information

Orders for in-stock seeds and hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

Fall 2020 Shipping Schedule
  Zones   All Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants
1A-4A 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
4B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
5A 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
5B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
6A 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
6B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
7A 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
7B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
8A & B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
9A & B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
10A & B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
Last Order Date 10/26/2020

2020 Insects Shipping Schedule
  Zones   Nematodes & Encapsulated Worms
1A 5/13/20 - 10/30/20
1B - 2A 5/13/20 - 10/30/20
2B - 3B 4/29/20 - 10/30/20
4A - 6A 4/15/20 - 10/30/20
6B - 7A 4/8/20 - 10/30/20
7B - 8B 3/11/20 - 10/30/20
9A - 10B 2/25/20 - 10/30/20
Last Order Date 10/23/2020

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order--via the U.S. Postal Service or United Parcel Service. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the continental United States.

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