Double Late Tulip (Tulipa 'Blue Spectacle') in the Tulips Database

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Data specific to Tulips (Edit)
Division: Div. 11: Double Late
Registrant: unknown
Year Registered: unknown
Spring Bloom Season: Late
Special Classifications: Double-flowered

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: 12 - 16 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 9 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Purple
Other: It isn't blue but leans in that direction in some climates
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

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Location: Kingsport, TN
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Location: Kingsport, TN
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