Tulip (Tulipa 'Cilesta') in the Tulips Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Tulips (Edit)
Division: Div. 2: Double Early
Spring Bloom Season: Early
Special Classifications: Double-flowered
Good Forcer

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: 10 - 16 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: red/yellow
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: 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
Child plants: one child plant

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Photo gallery:
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2013-05-14
By chelle
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Location: My garden in upstate NYDate: 2016-05-06Cilesta in bloom
By LoriK
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2013-05-04
By chelle
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Location: My garden in upstate NYDate: 2016-05-03
By LoriK
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Photo courtesy of Longfield gardens
By Joy
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