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common name: Tulip
poisonous or irritant
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Unusual flowers of red, purple and salmon-pink, flushed with green. Short stemmed. Late spring flowering.
Well drained, preferably neutral to alkaline soil in sun.
Plant bulbs in late summer and autumn at a depth of 10 to 15cm. For best performance, lift bulbs annually after foliage dies back, store and replant.
By bulb offsets.
Division 8 - Viridiflora Group
Raised in 1947 by the Captein Brothers, from a cross of T. 'General de Wet' x T. 'Palestrina.'