Data specific to Tulips (Edit)
Division: Div. 4: Darwin Hybrid
Registrant: A. Overdevest
Year Registered: 1963
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Spring Bloom Season: 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: 22 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 9 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Multi-Color: Orange, red, and yellow
Other: Each flower has its own special pattern of color and stripes with colors that range from yellow, orange and red
Flower Time: 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
Parentage: Sport of: Apeldoorn

Common names
  • Tulip
  • Darwin Hybrid Tulip
Also sold as:
  • Solstice

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  • Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Feb 13, 2014 3:16 AM concerning plant:
    I found this gorgeous tulip on a website and had to order it. It has different colors and stripes and every one is unique. A bright and colorful beauty. It's all one variety, but it will look like I'm growing different tulips.

    It's an older one, so that may be why I only saw it on one website. I didn't even know about this variety until last fall. I only ordered 25, and I'm sure that after I see them in bloom, I'll wish that I'd ordered more.

    Looking forward to seeing all those flowers this spring.

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