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common name: Tulip
purple & green
poisonous or irritant
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.
A hybrid of Tulipa vvedenskyi x Tulipa mogoltavica, raised by Janis Ruksans, Latvia, 1985.