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Tulip

Tulipa linifolia

Also known as

Flax-Leaved Tulip

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

10cm

10cm

Min

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Tulip Overview

This species will produce striking red blooms with dark purple-black centres. This is an early-blooming flower ideal for your spring border. Grow in full sun, and the blooms will open fully to lie flat. You should plant in the autumn in a well-dug enriched soil to a depth of 20cms.

Common problems with Tulip

How to propagate Tulip

Seed

Propagation is from offsets or seed in the autumn.

Other uses of Tulip

Border, rock garden