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Tulip

Tulipa turkestanica

Also known as

Turkish tulip

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°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

The flowers will appear in clusters of up to 12 blooms on one stem. They are star-shaped and creamy white with orange centres and dark anthers. Before planting them, you need to make sure you prepare your soil well with additions of compost or humus and deep digging. Good drainage is essential for the tubers which should be planted 5 inches deep and 3-4 inches apart.

Common problems with Tulip

How to propagate Tulip

Seed

Propagate from offsets or seed in autumn.

Other uses of Tulip

Border, edging, rock garden, cutting bed