Lily Flowering Tulip (Tulipa 'Ballerina') in the Tulips Database

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Data specific to Tulips (Edit)
Division: Div. 6: Lily-flowered
Registrant: J.F.Van den Berg & Sons
Year Registered: 1980
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Spring Bloom Season: Late
Special Classifications: Single-flowered
Awards: RHS - AGM - Award of Garden Merit

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 - 22 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 9 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Multi-Color: Red, orange, and yellow
Other: Exterior petals are blood red with an orange/yellow edge; interior is marigold orange with a buttercup heart
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
Child plants: one child plant

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Comments:
Posted by janelp_lee (Toronto, Ontario - Zone 6a) on Jan 13, 2020 9:12 AM

Love this variety! This tall variety flower has strong, nice fragrance. Reliable.

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