PlantsTulips→Double Late Tulip (Tulipa 'Carnaval de Nice')

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Also sold as:
Carnival de Nice

Data specific to Tulips (Edit)
Division: Div. 11: Double Late
Registrant: Tubergen
Year Registered: 1953
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Spring Bloom Season: Late
Special Classifications: Double-flowered
Historic
Awards: RHS - AGM - Award of Garden Merit

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: to 20 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 9 inches
Leaves: Variegated
Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: White/red
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
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: Nizza

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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2019-05-04
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Location: Alnwick Garden, Northumberland, UKDate: 2015-04-23
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2017-04-24
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2017-04-19
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Location: My garden in upstate NYDate: 2016-05-06These blooms seem to be staying fairly compact this year instead
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2017-04-24
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