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botanical name:
Tulipa 'Czaar Peter'
Tulipa 'Czaar Peter' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Tulip
synonyms:  Tulipa 'Czar Peter'
family:  Liliaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.25m
width: 0.15m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: red
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:
Large, cup-shaped, rosy red flowers with creamy white edges. Short growing with greyish green leaves, mottled dark purple.


cultivation:
Well drained, preferably neutral to alkaline soil in sun.
Plant bulbs in late summer and autumn at a depth of 10 to 15cm. Bulbs can be lifted annually for best performance, of left to naturalise.

propagation:
By bulb offsets.

other notes:
Division 14 - Greigii Group

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