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Emperor Tulip

Botanical Name
Tulipa fosteriana
Min Zone
3
Max Zone
7
Height
Up to 18 inches
Flowers
Early spring: very large flowers, all but true blue in color
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Plant 6 to 8 inches deep
  • Space bulbs 6 to 9 inches apart
Problems
Animals, grey mold, bulb rot, stem rot, virus (color break)
Varieties
  • Juan - mottled foliage, deep orange with a yellow base
  • Candela - large, egg-shaped pure yellow flower
  • Flaming Purissima - blend of ivory, yellow and rose

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