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Late Flowering Tulip

Botanical Name
Tulipa
Min Zone
3
Max Zone
7
Height
Up to 18 inches
Width
4 to 6 inches
Flowers
Late spring: red, orange, yellow, green, violet, white, pink
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Plant 8 inches deep
  • Space 6 to 9 inches apart
Problems
Animals, grey mold, bulb rot, stem rot, virus (color break)
Varieties
  • Darwin - best known of the late tulips, 24 to 32 inches tall
  • Lily flowered type - pointed and reflexed petals, 24 inches tall
  • Cottage type - egg shaped, 12 to 30 inches tall, found in cottage gardens of France and England
  • Rembrandt type - broken flower color, painted by old Masters
  • Parrot type - fringed petals, often shredded, scallped or wavy; large flowers need protection from wind
  • Double late type - peony flowered, 16 to 24 inches tall

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