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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
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Other common names
tulip 'Queen of Night'
Tulipa are bulbous perennials with characteristic flowers, in a wide range of colours, in spring
Single Late Group tulips (which include Darwin and Cottage tulips) flower in late spring, with cup-shaped or goblet-shaped flowers on tall stems
'Queen of Night' bears glossy, dark purple to maroon flowers in late spring. Reaches a height of around 60cm
Toxicity All parts may cause severe discomfort following ingestion
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Plant 10 to 15cm deep in fertile, well-drained soil. Protect from excessive wet and shelter from strong winds. See tulip cultivation
Propagate by lifting and separating offsets
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Deadhead after flowering
Pests Can be damaged by slugs, aphids and stem and bulb eelworm; squirrels may eat the bulbs
May be subject to tulip fire and bulb rots
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tulip 'Queen of Night'
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