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botanical name:
Tulipa 'Yellow Purissima'
Tulipa 'Yellow Purissima' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Emperor Tulip
family:  Liliaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.15m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Sturdy stems of large bright yellow flowers.

cultivation:
Well drained 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.

usage:
Good in borders and for cutting.

other notes:
Division 13 - Fosteriana Group

Raised by J.N.M. van Eeden, 1980.

RHS AGM
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