Single Late Tulip (Tulipa 'Menton') in the Tulips Database

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Data specific to Tulips (Edit)
Division: Div. 5: Single Late
Registrant: W.Dekker & Sons
Year Registered: 1971
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Spring Bloom Season: Late
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: 24 - 28 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 9 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Varying shades of pink, from soft violet pink to old-fashioned rose and even shading to a slight salmon edge
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
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
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Parentage: Sport of: Mrs. John T. Scheepers
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Fall bulbs -- what are you ordering, and where will you put it? by critterologist May 30, 2015 10:05 AM 1,335

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