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Black Tulip®

If you are looking for a Magnolia with the darkest red flowers then Black Tulip is the best choice. The flowers are a dark crimson-red, tending towards purple, and have a classic goblet shape.

The flowers appear on bare branches, before the leaves emerge, heightening the dramatic effect.

 

Black Tulip magnolia for sale

  • 2-year pot-grown tree £50.45
    In a 12L pot
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Deliveries from September for pot grown and December for bare-rooted (where items shown in stock).


How to grow

Plant in a sheltered spot. Keep pruning to a minimum - if pruning is necessary then do so in mid-summer.

History

Black Tulip was developed in New Zealand in the 1980s and is a seedling of Vulcan crossed with Iolanthe. Black Tulip features larger flowers than Vulcan, with a darker red colour.

Black Tulip characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowersScented flowers
  • Growth habitUpright-spreading
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • Flower colourCrimson
  • Flowering monthApril
  • Leaf colour - summerGreen
  • Leaf/Flower sequenceFlowers appear first
  • SunlightPrefers full sun
  • PruningLight prune
  • Growth rateAverage
  • Site conditionsSheltered site
  • Country of originNew Zealand
  • Annual cycleDeciduous