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Tulipa sp.

(Detailed plant information can be found at the bottom of the page.)
Tulipa sp.

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Tulipa sp. Plant Information

Scientific Name: Tulipa sp.
Common Name: tulip
Family: Liliaceae
Suggested Uses: perennial treated as an annual

perennials, beds & borders, cutflowers, bulbs
Plant Form: upright, curved
Height: 4 - 24 inches
Spread: 8 - 10 inches
Foliage: lanceolate, entire foliage that originates from a basal rosette
Flower: red, yellow, orange, purple, pink, or white flowers on long stems

many colors and forms available
Bloom Period: Spring
Sun: light shade
Water: medium water requirement
Soil: prefers soil that is well-drained, moist, and fertile
Heat Tolerance: medium heat tolerance
USDA Zone: zones 5 - 7
Maintenance: plant bulbs about 4 inches apart

feed with a complete fertilizer

propagation by separation
Additional Notes: select varieties to match the chilling requirements of your area

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