Fosteriana Tulip (Tulipa 'Orange Emperor') in the Tulips Database

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Data specific to Tulips (Edit)
Division: Div. 13: Fosteriana (Emperor)
Registrant: K.van Egmond & Sons,Segers
Year Registered: 1962
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Spring Bloom Season: Early-Mid
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: 12 - 14 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 9 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Orange
Other: Carrot orange
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
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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