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© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Emperor Tulip
poisonous or irritant
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Flowers of lemon-yellow with a broad, ivory-white edge, a deeper yellow base and yellow anthers. Early spring 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.
Good in borders and for cutting.
Division 13 - Fosteriana Group