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botanical name:
Tulipa orphanidea 'Flava'
Tulipa orphanidea 'Flava' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Tulip
synonyms:  Tulipa orphanidea var. flava
family:  Liliaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.25m
width: 0.10m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: blue-green
flower colour: orange
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
Dwarf spring bulb. Dainty yellow-orange flowers flushed red and green on the outside. Slightly taller than the species and with stronger colouring.

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.

Borders, rock gardens, containers

other notes:
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