Tulipa ‘Irene Parrot’ [2]

Tulipa ‘Irene Parrot’ could never be a boring flower. Its sizzling colors include orange, green and shades of red and yellow and add to this its quirky parrot looks! Enjoy!

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The tulip is a perennial, bulbous plant with showy flowers in the genus Tulipa, of which around 75 wild species are currently accepted and which belongs to the family Liliaceae. The genus’s native range extends west to the Iberian Peninsula, through North Africa to Greece, the Balkans, Turkey, throughout the Levant [Syria, Israel, Palestinian Territories, Lebanon, Jordan] and Iran, North to Ukraine, southern Siberia and Mongolia, and east to the Northwest of China. The tulip’s centre of diversity is in the Pamir, Hindu Kush, and Tien Shan mountains. It is a typical element of steppe and winter-rain Mediterranean vegetation. A number of species and many hybrid cultivars are grown in gardens, as potted plants, or as cut flowers.

Photos: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore [20160409, 20160412, 20160419, 20160429]

Source: Wikipedia

 

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Tulipa ‘Rococo’ [2]

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Tulipa ‘Rococo’ is frilly and dashing parrot tulip. The Parrot Tulip has curled and fringed petals, a result of genetic mutation.

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The tulip is a perennial, bulbous plant with showy flowers in the genus Tulipa, of which around 75 wild species are currently accepted and which belongs to the family Liliaceae. The genus’s native range extends west to the Iberian Peninsula, through North Africa to Greece, the Balkans, Turkey, throughout the Levant [Syria, Israel, Palestinian Territories, Lebanon, Jordan] and Iran, North to Ukraine, southern Siberia and Mongolia, and east to the Northwest of China. The tulip’s centre of diversity is in the Pamir, Hindu Kush, and Tien Shan mountains. It is a typical element of steppe and winter-rain Mediterranean vegetation. A number of species and many hybrid cultivars are grown in gardens, as potted plants, or as cut flowers.

Photos: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore [20160412, 20160419]

Source: Wikipedia

Tulipa ‘Libretto Parrot’

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The crinkled and curved petals of the Libretto Parrot Tulip is an  truly elegant bloom with shimmering watercolors of pink and cream, with an occasional splash of green flame.

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The tulip is a perennial, bulbous plant with showy flowers in the genus Tulipa, of which around 75 wild species are currently accepted and which belongs to the family Liliaceae. The genus’s native range extends west to the Iberian Peninsula, through North Africa to Greece, the Balkans, Turkey, throughout the Levant [Syria, Israel, Palestinian Territories, Lebanon, Jordan] and Iran, North to Ukraine, southern Siberia and Mongolia, and east to the Northwest of China. The tulip’s centre of diversity is in the Pamir, Hindu Kush, and Tien Shan mountains. It is a typical element of steppe and winter-rain Mediterranean vegetation. A number of species and many hybrid cultivars are grown in gardens, as potted plants, or as cut flowers.

Photos: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore [20160412]

Source: Wikipedia

Tulipa ‘Purple Prince Parrot’

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Parrot tulips are flamboyant with their curly, twisted, and fringed petals that resemble the colorful feathers of the tropical bird of the same name.

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The tulip is a perennial, bulbous plant with showy flowers in the genus Tulipa, of which around 75 wild species are currently accepted and which belongs to the family Liliaceae. The genus’s native range extends west to the Iberian Peninsula, through North Africa to Greece, the Balkans, Turkey, throughout the Levant [Syria, Israel, Palestinian Territories, Lebanon, Jordan] and Iran, North to Ukraine, southern Siberia and Mongolia, and east to the Northwest of China. The tulip’s centre of diversity is in the Pamir, Hindu Kush, and Tien Shan mountains. It is a typical element of steppe and winter-rain Mediterranean vegetation. A number of species and many hybrid cultivars are grown in gardens, as potted plants, or as cut flowers.

Photos: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore [20160412, 20160419]

Source: Wikipedia

Tulipa ‘Blumex Favourite’

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Tulipa ‘Blumex Favourite’ is a Parrot Tulip.

Perched on top sturdy stems above broadly lance-shaped leaves, the elegant blooms have at least six ‘petals.’
Each ‘petal’ looks painted with a blend of red and orange, with occasional hints of rose or purple mixed in as well as streaked of yellow and green.

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The tulip is a perennial, bulbous plant with showy flowers in the genus Tulipa, of which around 75 wild species are currently accepted and which belongs to the family Liliaceae.

The genus’s native range extends west to the Iberian Peninsula, through North Africa to Greece, the Balkans, Turkey, throughout the Levant [Syria, Israel, Palestinian Territories, Lebanon, Jordan] and Iran, North to Ukraine, southern Siberia and Mongolia, and east to the Northwest of China. The tulip’s centre of diversity is in the Pamir, Hindu Kush, and Tien Shan mountains. It is a typical element of steppe and winter-rain Mediterranean vegetation. A number of species and many hybrid cultivars are grown in gardens, as potted plants, or as cut flowers.

Photos: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore [20150410, 20150415]

Source: Wikipedia

Tulipa cv. ‘Bright Parrot’

Tulipa cv. ‘Bright Parrot’

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Common names: Parrot Tulip, Tulip

Division: Parrot

Year Registered: 1994

Spring Bloom Season: Mid-late

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Special Classifications: Single-flowered

Plant Height:      16 – 18 inches

Leaves: Spring ephemeral

Flowers: Showy, Fragrant

Flower Color: Bi-Color: Red and yellow

Flower Time: Spring

Underground structures: Bulb

Uses: Cut Flower

Photos: Flower DomeGardens by the BaySingapore [20140422]

Source: allthingsplants.com