Waterlily Tulip (Tulipa kaufmanniana 'Showwinner') in the Tulips Database

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Show Winner

Data specific to Tulips (Edit)
Division: Div. 15: Misc. & Species (Botanical)
Registrant: Rijnveld & Sons
Year Registered: 1966
Spring Bloom Season: Early-Mid
Special Classifications: Single-flowered
Awards: RHS - AGM - Award of Garden Merit

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 6 - 10 inches
Leaves: Variegated
Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Red
Other: Cardinal red
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Takes about 6 years from seed to flower.
Propagation: Other methods: Bulbs
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Comments:
Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 27, 2013 5:31 PM

Showwinner is a really nice early blooming tulip of the kaufmanniana species, so it returns reliably year after year. The blooms are a nice eye-catching vivid red.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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My Perennial Tulips Blooming by Newyorkrita Oct 11, 2013 1:28 PM 198
Spring Bulbs Blooming in a Long Island Garden by Newyorkrita May 31, 2013 6:31 PM 433
Ordered Bulbs for fall already just now at Brent and Beckies by Newyorkrita Oct 29, 2013 8:55 PM 26

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