Tulipa 'Estella Rijnveld'


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Plant type

Spring-blooming bulb

Flower colour






Skill level


photo by Chris Burrows, copyright GAP Photos (281457)

Plant details

Parrot tulips are gorgeously coloured, with deeply fringed, frilled and wavy petals. Altogether extravagant in appearance, they are quite spectacular massed in the right spot in the garden. Their very large heavy heads makes them vulnerable to wind and rain, and too lavish for the usual spring bedding schemes. They are best grown as a display on their own, in borders or containers, and either as a mixture or in groups of single varieties. 'Estella Rijnveld' has fantastic red flowers with irregular white splashes.

Family: Liliaceae

Genus: Tulipa

Cultivar: Estella Rijnveld

Plant type: Spring-blooming bulb

Flower colour: Red

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 55cm

Time to plant: November to November

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