Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Fall
Color Black, Purple
Growth Habit Upright
Bloom Season Spring through Late Spring

Plant Characteristics Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Indoor, Outdoor

About Black Hero - Tulip Bulbs (Double)


Seed Type Bulb
Plant Type Double

Bring some unique and interesting color to your spring garden with Black Hero tulips. These medium sized tulips are actually a rich purple/plum color. The Black Hero is a double tulip, meaning it has double the petals, and when they're "black", it's extra cool! They are late spring bloomers, and like every good show, they're saving the best for last. Plant Black Hero tulips alongside yellow and pink tulips or other plants for a dramatic showcase of color.

Planting Information

Planting Black Hero - Tulip Bulbs (Double)

Planting Season Fall
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 6 to 8 inches
Plant Height 20 to 24 inches
Plant Spacing 6 inches
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Bulb Size 12+cm circumference - Largest Size Commercially Available
View our Tulip Planting Guide to learn more.


Recommended Coverage
10 Bulbs / Fall-Planted | Ships in Fall Up to 2 Sq. Ft
100 Bulbs / Fall-Planted | Ships in Fall Up to 20 Sq. Ft
20 Bulbs / Fall-Planted | Ships in Fall Up to 4 Sq. Ft
50 Bulbs / Fall-Planted | Ships in Fall Up to 10 Sq. Ft

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for Black Hero - Tulip Bulbs (Double)