Single Early Tulip (Tulipa 'Purple Prince') in the Tulips Database

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Data specific to Tulips (Edit)
Division: Div. 1: Single Early
Registrant: L.J.C.Schoorl
Year Registered: 1987
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Spring Bloom Season: Early
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: 12 - 14 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 9 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Late winter or early 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
Child plants: 3 child plants


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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Dec 4, 2011 10:56 PM

Excellent subject to force/
Slight scalloping around edges.Stands out when planted with whites and pastels.

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