Waterlily Tulip (Tulipa kaufmanniana 'Shakespeare') in the Tulips Database

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Data specific to Tulips (Edit)
Division: Div. 12: Kaufmanniana
Registrant: Tubergen
Year Registered: 1942
Spring Bloom Season: Early
Special Classifications: Single-flowered
Historic

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: 8 - 10 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Red
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

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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My Perennial Tulips Blooming by Newyorkrita Oct 11, 2013 1:28 PM 198
Spring Bulbs Blooming in a Long Island Garden by Newyorkrita May 31, 2013 6:31 PM 433

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