Tulip (Tulipa 'Ad Hoc') in the Tulips Database

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Data specific to Tulips (Edit)
Division: Div. 4: Darwin Hybrid
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: 24 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: 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

This Isn't the Color It Was Supposed To BeThis Isn't the Color It Was Supposed To Be
May 1, 2012

You buy a young potted plant at your local garden center that is not yet in bloom. The tag in the pot pictures a beautiful blue-colored flower. Much to your later dismay, the flowers aren't blue at all, but a purplish lavender. What gives?

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Banner for April 8, 2018 by Marilyn by Marilyn Apr 9, 2018 3:26 PM 25
What other plants do you grow besides Irises? by creativeclover Jun 4, 2018 3:20 PM 97
HAVE seeds to TRADE (EU or elsewhere) by fixpix Sep 21, 2012 3:48 AM 0

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