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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Fall
Color Orange
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 Cracker Parrot - Tulip Bulbs


Seed Type Bulb
Plant Type Parrot

Tulip Bulb Cracker Parrot stands out as a remarkable representative of the Parrot tulip group. Its captivating dark pink flowers are beautifully accentuated by delicately flushed white edges. Parrot tulips are well-known for their impressive stature and sizable, single, cup-shaped blooms adorned with fringed petals. When bathed in sunlight, these blossoms unfurl generously, to the point of almost appearing flattened, proudly exhibiting their vibrant colors and intricate details in all their resplendent glory.

Planting Information

Planting Cracker Parrot - Tulip Bulbs

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 Cracker Parrot - Tulip Bulbs