A beautiful double-flowered tulip with deep maroon-black petals that have a stunning satin sheen. 'Black Hero' is a relative of the highly acclaimed tulip 'Queen of Night' and has the same distinctive midnight-black flowers, but with lots more petals.
SITE: full sun
FLOWERING MONTHS: May
BULB SIZE: 10/11
In September to December plant bulbs 15-20cm deep and 10-15cm apart in fertile, well-drained soil. Alternatively, allow 7-9 bulbs per 30cm sq. After flowering dead-head and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser each week for the first month.