Double Early Tulip (Tulipa 'Action') in the Tulips Database

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Data specific to Tulips (Edit)
Division: Div. 2: Double Early
Spring Bloom Season: Early
Special Classifications: Double-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)
Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 12 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Erosion control
Cut Flower
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Takes about 6 years from seed to flower.
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Bulbs
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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