Fosteriana Tulip (Tulipa 'Sweetheart') in the Tulips Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Fosteriana Tulip
Give a thumbs up Tulip

Data specific to Tulips (Edit)
Division: Div. 13: Fosteriana (Emperor)
Registrant: J.C.Nieuwenhuis
Year Registered: 1976
Spring Bloom Season: Early-Mid
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 - 16 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 9 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Yellow/white
Flower Time: 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

Image

Photo gallery:
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, YorkshireDate: 2017-04-23
By kniphofia
Give a thumbs up
Location: central IllinoisDate: 4-4-19
By jmorth
Give a thumbs up
Location: central IllinoisDate: 2019-03-01
By jmorth
Give a thumbs up
Location: central IllinoisDate: 4-6-19
By jmorth
Give a thumbs up
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2018-05-04
By kniphofia
Give a thumbs up
Location: central IllinoisDate: 2019-04-04
By jmorth
Give a thumbs up
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2018-05-04
By kniphofia
Give a thumbs up
Location: central IllinoisDate: 2018-12-17
By jmorth
Give a thumbs up
Location: central IllinoisDate: 4-4-19
By jmorth
Give a thumbs up
Photo courtesy of Longfield gardens
By Joy
Give a thumbs up
Photo courtesy of Longfield gardens
By Joy
Give a thumbs up

This plant is tagged in:
Image

Plant Events from our members
aspenhill On April 6, 2017 Obtained plant
Brent and Becky's Bulbs - qty 5; X-LYG
» Post your own event for this plant

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Tulips Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Tulips (Tulipa)

« The Tulips Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by greenappleagnes and is called "Solomon's Seal"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.