Tulip (Tulipa 'Mrs. John T. Scheepers') in the Tulips Database

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Data specific to Tulips (Edit)
Division: Div. 5: Single Late
Registrant: Tubergen
Year Registered: 1930
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Spring Bloom Season: Late
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: 22 - 26 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 9 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Yellow
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
Child plants: 7 child plants

Comments:
Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on Aug 22, 2014 11:42 PM

'Mrs. John T. Scheepers' has been considered a super tulip, with eight offspring. Perfect and pure yellow, the flower is chalice-shaped and is stunning in the garden. It's an "oldie but goodie" among tulips. It's very well known and sought after.

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