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botanical name:
Tulipa 'Blushing Beauty'
Tulipa 'Blushing Beauty' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Tulip
family:  Liliaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.75m
width: 0.20m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: blue-green
flower colour: yellow
main season: May
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:
Large vase-shaped, yellow-apricot flowers heavily flushed with rose-pink. Quite tall with long study stems. Late spring blooming.

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.

usage:
Spring flowering bulb for borders and formal beds.

other notes:
Division 5 - Single Late

Sport of 'Temple of Beauty', raised by D.W. Lefeber, Holland,1983.

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