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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
description:
Dwarf spring bulb. Dainty yellow-orange flowers flushed red and green on the outside. Slightly taller than the species and with stronger colouring.

cultivation:
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.

usage:
Borders, rock gardens, containers

other notes:
Division 15 - Miscellaneous
RHS AGM

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