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botanical name:
Tulipa 'Esperanto'
Tulipa 'Esperanto' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Tulip
family:  Liliaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.35m
width: 0.15m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: white & 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:
Showy viridiflora tulip with deep rose-red flowers streaked with purple, green and silvery white. Good variegated foliage broadly edged with white. Short stemmed. Late spring flowering.

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 8 - Viridiflora Group

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