Double Early Tulip (Tulipa 'Monsella') in the Tulips Database

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Data specific to Tulips (Edit)
Division: Div. 2: Double Early
Year Registered: 1981
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Spring Bloom Season: Early
Special Classifications: Double-flowered
Good Forcer

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: 10 - 12 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 9 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Yellow and red
Other: vivid yellow w/ blood red streaks and flames
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Takes about 6 years from seed to flower.
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Bulbs
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Parentage: Sport of: Monte Carlo

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Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Oct 27, 2011 2:35 AM

Long lasting bloom. At 10 to 12" ideal to force indoors over winter. Heavenly scent!

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