Tulip 'Rococo'

Tulip 'Rococo' is the earliest, frilly and dashing parrot. Great for picking and with shorter stems than other Parrots, this is perfect for pots. More
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Or buy this as part of our Tulip 'Rococo' & Wallflower 'Sunset Red'.

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Tulip 'Rococo' is the earliest, frilly and dashing parrot. Great for picking and with shorter stems than other Parrots, this is perfect for pots. I also plant this with my early lettuces.

Our tulip bulbs are the best and biggest we can find, from tried and trusted growers. Don't forget that tulips like to be planted late in October and November with the colder weather, and need a little watering if planted in pots.

Genus Tulipa
Variety Rococo
Group Parrot

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Type Hardy Perennial Bulb
Common Name Tulip
Border Position Middle
Bulb Size 12/+

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Soil Type Chalky, Sandy, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Well-drained
Height 35-45cm (14-18in)
Spacing Plant 20cm (8in) deep, 8cm apart. Layer bulbs if room is tight.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant outdoors October - December.
Care Tips Don't plant tulip bulbs until the cold weather has set in – this helps wipe out viral and fungal diseases. Leave the browning foliage on your tulips until every leaf has died right down – this allows the bulb to store more food.
Flowering mid April - May
Vase Life Tulips make supreme cut flowers. Strip the bottom leaves, tie the stems in paper and soak for 8 hrs. This helps keep the stems straight.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Delivery

Bulb Delivery - When in stock, outdoor bulbs are normally despatched within 2-3 working days. During the busy months of February and September/October, it can take up to two weeks for delivery, due to the number of orders being processed. Please note, we despatch all of our orders in the order they were placed.

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Tulip 'Rococo' reviews

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Fabulous!

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Reviewed 27th August 2016 by Anne Wheaton

Last year I had a 'thing' about lily style tulips, but saw Rococo and thought I would have some of those as a contrast. They were amazing, so many people stopped to admire them when they showed off in full sun. Actually. I loved them just as the buds were opening. Spectacular! I have just had to order some more, can't wait for Spring.

Sarah Raven Rococo Tulip Bulbs

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Reviewed 23rd April 2015 by Noelle Poole

The Rococo Tulip bulbs had been fabulous this year. I planted them in a large pot and placed it in our South facing front garden in the Autumn The Rococo Tulips have been in full flower for the past 10 days. Loads of people walking by have stopped to admire them.

WOW

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Reviewed 29th July 2014 by Sandra Bamford

Yes WOW, grew these last year in three pots, so so pleased, along with all the other Tulips bought from you, my display was wonderful.
Bulbs great quality. Buying again this year, thank you as well for such good service.