Lady Tulip (Tulipa clusiana) in the Tulips Database

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Botanical names:
Tulipa clusiana Accepted
Tulipa clusiana var. chrysantha Synonym
Tulipa clusiana f. cashmeriana Synonym
Tulipa clusiana f. stellata Synonym
Tulipa praecox Synonym
Tulipa grey-wilsonii Synonym

Data specific to Tulips (Edit)
Division: Div. 15: Misc. & Species (Botanical)
Country of Origin: Spain
Special Classifications: Single-flowered

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 8-14 inches
Plant Spread: 6-9 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: White and crimson or yellow and crimson
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Takes about 6 years from seed to flower.
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2008 Great Plant Picks Winner


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Posted by valleylynn (Dallas, OR - Zone 8b) on Oct 29, 2011 1:21 PM

From Iran east to the western Himalaya. It is one of the only species that can naturalize in Mediterranean climates that do not have cold winters. Ref: Pacific Bulb Society http://www.pacificbulbsociety....
Introduced in 1802

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