Tulip (Tulipa 'Al Ain') in the Tulips Database

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Data specific to Tulips (Edit)
Division: Div. 5: Single Late
Registrant: J.F.Van den Berg
Year Registered: 1983
Country of Origin: the Netherlands
Spring Bloom Season: Late
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 - 28 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Purple
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: Offsets
Bulbs
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

How To Grow Tulips SuccessfullyHow To Grow Tulips Successfully
September 26, 2011

Are you relatively new to gardening and will be planting your first tulip bulbs this fall? Or have you grown tulips before only to be disappointed that after their first spring they never bloomed again? Here are some ideas to make tulip-growing a rewarding experience.

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