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botanical name:
Tulipa 'Girlfriend'
Tulipa 'Girlfriend' © 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: purple & green
flower colour: peach
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
Attractively coloured flowers of rose-red with peach-pink blushed edges, which open up to show satiny pale yellow interiors also flushed peach, becoming more coppery with age. Wavy-edged blue-green leaves with bold purple stripes.

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.

other notes:
A hybrid of Tulipa vvedenskyi x Tulipa mogoltavica, raised by Janis Ruksans, Latvia, 1985.

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