Tulipa 'Queen of Night'

Tulipa 'Queen of Night'

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Tulipa 'Queen of Night'
  • Plant type: Bulb
  • Evergreen/Deciduous: Evergreen

Height: 60cm

Spread: 15cm

Flower colour:
  • Purple
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Flowers

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Tulipa 'Queen of Night' is a distinctive tulip, bearing deep maroon, almost black flowers, making it quite the darkest of any tulip. It's well-suited tor growing among light-coloured tulips in the border or container, and makes a striking cut flower.

For best results grow Tulipa 'Queen of Night' in moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Plant bulbs in November. Once they have flowered, water regularly and remove blooms as they fade to prevent plants wasting energy setting seed.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Middle
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Maintenance: Prefers rich soil, Needs regular watering in pots
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: Irritates skin

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