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botanical name:
Tulipa orphanidea 'Whitalli Group'
Tulipa orphanidea 'Whitalli Group' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Tulip
synonyms:  Tulipa whitallii
family:  Liliaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.30m
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:
Elegant semi-dwarf spring bulb. Light bronzy-orange inner petals and outer ones of green and buff. Erect narrow leaves.

cultivation:
Well drained, preferably neutral to alkaline soil in sun.
Plant bulbs in late summer and autumn at a depth of 10 to 15cm.

usage:
Rock gardens, borders, containers

other notes:
Division 15 - Miscellaneous

Often treated as a separate species, Tulipa whitallii, whiole other authorities consider it belonging to Tulipa orphanidea?

RHS AGM

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