Darwin Hybrid Tulip (Tulipa 'Golden Apeldoorn') in the Tulips Database

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Data specific to Tulips (Edit)
Division: Div. 4: Darwin Hybrid
Registrant: C. Gorter and A. Overdevest
Year Registered: 1960
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Spring Bloom Season: Mid-season
Special Classifications: Single-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: 18 - 20 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 9 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: primrosy-yellow outside, golden yellow inside, black heart, occasional reddish flush
Flower Time: Late winter and early spring
Spring
Other: Good for forcing.
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Provides winter interest
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
Parentage: Sport of: Apeldoorn
Child plants: 3 child plants

Courtesy of RoozenGaarde/Tulips.com

How To Grow Tulips SuccessfullyHow To Grow Tulips Successfully
September 26, 2011

Are you relatively new to gardening and will be planting your first tulip bulbs this fall? Or have you grown tulips before only to be disappointed that after their first spring they never bloomed again? Here are some ideas to make tulip-growing a rewarding experience.

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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Dec 4, 2011 11:58 PM

First tulip I ever forced. Excellent to force.
Good for seasonal return when planted deep in well drained location.

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