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He prefers to call himself Optimus Prime.
The official name of this plant is Trump Tulip. However, a literal translation can be found in its infobox. The official name is to be used on all pages that refer to this plant.
For the version in Plants vs. Zombies: All Stars, see Trump Tulip.

Trump Tulip (郁金香号手; pinyin: yùjīnxiāng hàoshǒu) is a plant in the Chinese version of Plants vs. Zombies 2 introduced in the 2.2.7 update.

This plant has two forms, in one form, he is yellow and heals other plants, while in the other form, he is red and attacks zombies with blue musical notes (and hypnotizes zombies with red musical notes at higher levels).

The healing form is only activated when there are zombies close enough to him.



Trump Tulip is based on the tulip, a genus of spring-blooming perennial herbaceous bulbiferous geophytes, and a trumpet, a brass instrument commonly used in classical and jazz ensembles.

Almanac entry

郁金香号手 (Trump Tulip)
Sun cost: 225

DAMAGE: Normal
RANGE: Straight


生活中的郁金香号手温文尔雅,可是一旦到了舞台,他可是变得热情异常,双重人格 使得他让别人又爱又恨,常听人说:那可是个让人琢磨不透的家伙呢。

    In English:

    A plant that can attack at long range, and also heal at close range.

    Special: Is in attack form when there are no zombies in a certain range in front of it, and becomes healing form after zombies approach, can satisfy offensive and defensive needs like this.
    Plant features: red plant, yellow plant

    Trump Tulip is gentle in his life, but once he is on the stage, he is full of enthusiasm. He leads a double life and others love and hate him. He often hears people say: "There's an unpredictable guy over there."


Plant Food upgrade

When fed with Plant Food, Trump Tulip releases soundwaves along with ribbons and flowers, which deal damage over a 3x3 area and heal other plants continuously within 3 seconds.


The Plant Food effect now lasts for 5 seconds.

Level upgrades

Level Upgrades Description
LevelIcon2New.png Trump Tulip Upgrade 1.png
Sound Diffusion
Trump Tulip has a chance to shoot red notes, which hypnotizes the zombie it hits.
Combat Training
Trump Tulip gains 50% more attack power and health (150% of initial).
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Sound Reverberation
The chance to shoot red notes is increased.
Cell Activation
Trump Tulip gains another 50% more attack power and health (200% of initial).
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Ability Awaken
Trump Tulip may be boosted when planted.
Fighting Power
Trump Tulip gains another 50% more attack power and health (250% of initial).
LevelIcon5New.png Trump Tulip Upgrade 3.png
Colorful Overture
Trump Tulip has a chance to shoot powerful soundwaves.
Fighting Power
Trump Tulip gains another 50% more attack power and health (300% of initial).


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Trump Tulip should be treated as a Heavenly Peach that will not heal, but instead, attack if there are no zombies nearby. Pairing him with defensive plants such as Wall-nut or Endurian is recommended as he prolongs their survivability and attacks incoming zombies. Like with Heavenly Peach and Phat Beet, planting multiple Trump Tulips around Sweet Potatos and Hot Dates can result in an almost everlasting zombie attractor.

Keep in mind that he can't attack if there is a zombie close to him, so zombies such as Swashbuckler Zombie or Lost Pilot Zombie will pose as a huge threat. A way you can prevent this is by using other attacking plants and pairing him with those other plants or pairing it with knockback plants like Chard Guard or Primal Peashooter.

As of Level 2, he is sometimes able to hypnotize zombies, making him a more predictable and cheaper Caulipower when it works, although it is not recommended to make your strategy revolve around this. Always remember that the red notes cannot hypnotize Gargantuars (regardless of levels Gargantuars currently is) and any zombies that are higher level than him.

With his healing ability, however, using Heavenly Peach is better since the latter is cheaper and does not require zombies to get close to heal.


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  • He reuses MC Glory's sprites when his projectile hits something.
  • His face is the same as Thyme Warp's face.
  • He is not wearing a costume in his costume puzzle piece.
  • Although his name suggests he plays the trumpet, the instrument he actually seems to be playing resembles a sousaphone.
  • Despite the fact he is available from the Lottery System since version 2.2.8, his icon is not shown there.

See also

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Plants (Tower defense)
Plants vs. Zombies 2 (Chinese version)
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Pirate Seas Kernel-pult · Snapdragon · Power Lily · Spikeweed · Spring Bean · Coconut Cannon · Spikerock · Lightning Reed · Tall-nut
Wild West Threepeater · Squash · Split Pea · Chili Bean · Jalapeno · Pea Pod · Melon-pult · Winter Melon · Imitater
Kongfu World Radish · Fire Gourd · Heavenly Peach · Bamboo-shoot
Far Future Laser Bean · Blover · Citron · E.M.Peach · Infi-nut · Magnifying Grass · Tile Turnip · Starfruit
Dark Ages Hypno-shroom · Sun-shroom · Puff-shroom · Fume-shroom · Sun Bean · Pea-nut · Magnet-shroom · Oak Archer · Coffee Bean · Plantern
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Frostbite Caves Hurrikale · Fire Peashooter · Hot Potato · Pepper-pult · Chard Guard · Stunion · Rafflesia · Tornacorn
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Neon Mixtape Tour MC Glory · Phat Beet · Thyme Warp · Celery Stalker · Spore-shroom · Garlic · Intensive Carrot · Cactus
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