Lady Tulip (Tulipa clusiana) in the Tulips Database

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Botanical names:
Tulipa clusianaAccepted
Tulipa praecoxSynonym
Tulipa clusiana f. stellataSynonym
Tulipa clusiana f. cashmerianaSynonym
Tulipa clusiana var. chrysanthaSynonym

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
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


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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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