Tulipa 'Queen of Night'

Tulipa ‘Queen Of Night’

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Tulipa 'Queen Of Night'
  • Family: Liliaceae
  • Plant Type: Bulb, Evergreen
Flower colour:

Purple

Foliage colour:

Green

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.

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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.

How to grow Tulipa 'Queen of Night'

  • Plant size

    60cm height

    15cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy
  • Plant care: Needs regular watering in pots

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do not Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do Plant in October

Do Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Tulipa 'Queen of Night' and wildlife

Tulipa 'Queen Of Night' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Tulipa 'Queen of Night' poisonous?

Tulipa 'Queen Of Night' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to People

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

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