Species Tulip (Tulipa praestans 'Unicum') in the Tulips Database

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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)
Leaves: Variegated
Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
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

This one keeps returning every year, a real beauty!

April Plants for Honey BeesApril Plants for Honey Bees
April 3, 2012

April is here and beekeepers will be kept busy trying to keep up with their bees' need for extra room to store the bounty collected from the blossoms they visited. April also marks the start of swarm season, so beekeepers will be keeping an eye out for swarms to catch; or they'll be trying to keep them from swarming by making splits.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Mar 23, 2012 3:22 PM

Honey bees get pollen from this plant.

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