Single Early Tulip (Tulipa 'Couleur Cardinal') in the Tulips Database

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Data specific to Tulips (Edit)
Division: Div. 1: Single Early
Registrant: unknown
Year Registered: 1845
Spring Bloom Season: Early-Mid
Special Classifications: Single-flowered
Good Forcer
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: 12 - 14 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 9 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Other: Heirloom
Flower Color: Red
Other: Deep scarlet with a plum blush; Long lasting Heirloom
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
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
Child plants: 6 child plants

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Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Dec 4, 2011 11:11 PM

Deep scarlet w/ dark stem. Fragrant, and long lasting. Short height is a boon when forcing.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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