|Do black tulips really exist?|
For many years now those clever fellows that we know as plant breeders, have been working hard to prove that the impossible is indeed possible. For decades we have been told that there is no such thing as a black tulip and the best offering for years has been the rather purple-ish Tulipa 'Queen of the Night'.
Unlike the majority of tulips bulbs Tulipa 'Paul Scherer' will not need a cold period in order to initiate flowering so when purchased in the autumn as pre-packed dry bulbs. They can be planted either directly in the garden or a flower pot. Plant Tulipa 'Paul Scherer' bulbs in a hole that is three times as deep as the height of the bulbs, and about 4-5 inches apart.
Tulipa ‘Paul Scherer’ received its Award of Garden Merit (AGM) from the Royal Horticultural Society in 2012.
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