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botanical name:
Tulipa 'Ballerina'
Tulipa 'Ballerina' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Tulip
family:  Liliaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.60m
width: 0.15m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Well-formed lily-flowered tulip with marigold-orange flowers, flushed yellow at the base and with blood-red flaming. Pale golden yellow anthers. Sweetly scented and an excellent variety.

cultivation:
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.

propagation:
By bulb offsets.

other notes:
Division 6 - Lily-flowered Group

RHS AGM

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