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© Deeproot Plant Base
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
Dark purplish maroon-red flowers with long elegant petals. April and May 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 6 - Lily-flowered Group