Data specific to Tulips (Edit)
Division: Div. 15: Misc. & Species (Botanical)
Spring Bloom Season: Mid-late
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: 6 - 8 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Yellow/pink
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
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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Common names
  • Tulip
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Tulipa linifolia
  • Synonym: Tulipa batalinii

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Location: my garden, Utah
Date: 2018-05-02
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UK
Date: 2016-05-09
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UK
Date: 2021-05-10
Location: My North Yorkshire Garden
Date: 2020-04-15
Wide open blooms in hot April sun
Location: Varna, Bulgaria
Date: 2021-05-03
Location: Winchester, KY
Date: April 27 2009
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UK
Date: 2017-05-10
Location: Winchester, KY
Date: April 27 2009
Comments:
  • Posted by gemini_sage (Winchester, KY - Zone 6a) on Nov 16, 2014 7:49 AM concerning plant:
    Honky Tonk has been a reliable perennial in my garden for 6 years now, and it looks better every year.
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