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

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Data specific to Tulips (Edit)
Division: Div. 4: Darwin Hybrid
Registrant: D.W. Lefeber & Co.
Year Registered: 12/31/1951
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Spring Bloom Season: Early-Mid
Special Classifications: Single-flowered
Good Forcer
Historic
Notes: AM-KAVB 1963, FCC-RHS 1954
Awards: KAVB - AM - Award of Merit
RHS - FCC - First Class Certificate

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: Red
Other: Vivid cherry to signal red
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Provides winter interest
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
Preferred depth: shoulder at soil level - for forcing
Parentage: unknown
Child plants: 11 child plants

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How To Grow Tulips SuccessfullyHow To Grow Tulips Successfully
By LarryR, 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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Tulip for ID please.. by bonitin Nov 6, 2013 7:26 AM 13
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