Greigii Tulip (Tulipa greigii 'Calypso') in the Tulips Database

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Data specific to Tulips (Edit)
Division: Div. 14: Greigii
Registrant: J van Bentem
Year Registered: 1992
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Spring Bloom Season: Early-Mid
Mid-season
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: to 12 inches
Leaves: Variegated
Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Reddish-orange/yellow
Flower Time: Spring
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

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