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Tulip from trade.

Last fall I received a few bulbs and some Day Lilies from another gardener. When I planted them I had no idea what they were. So far I think an Allium has come up and now I have these Tulips(?) blooming. The blooms are huge and on some that have opened the petals have unfurled into something that reminds me of a bat in flight. The variegation is interesting and I wonder if it was crossed to look like this on purpose. Anyway what ever it is it has been a pleasure to watch and check up on daily.


This Tulip has been IDed as a Flaming Parrot Tulip. Thanks for the help.


  1. Anonymous5:44 PM

    That's a tulip alright, but what a weird form!


  2. Anonymous6:43 PM

    Hello, anonymous. I just found out it's a Flaming Parrot Tulip. I'll refrain from making jokes.


  3. Anonymous12:35 PM

    Bwaa haa haa.
    that's funny. :)
    Good sleuthing.


  4. Hello Mr. Brown Thumb;
    Your tulips look better than mine. I will have to find the name of the yellow one and I will let you know. I am glad you are enjoying them. This is the first time I have ever posted on a blog, not sure I am up to the technical challenge of my own blog. Time will tell.

  5. Anonymous10:48 PM

    Hi there 2plantguys.


    Thanks so much for these bulbs they've done great and I've enjoyed them. I'm sure you'll get the hang of the blog thing too. It's easy-just like writing and e-mail everything is done for you. You just pic a name, a template and start posting. Feel free to let me know if you have any questions.



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