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Scientific name: Tulipa spp.      too-lip-a

Common name: Tulip

Design Characteristics

Height  6-18"
Spread  4-6"
Form  upright
Texture  medium
Flower color  full range
Leaf color  green, some mottled
Time of bloom  Spring

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 full sun-part shade
Soil
requirement
 well-drained soil
Propagation
method
 bulb
USDA Hardiness Zone   3-8

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   need adequate sun after blooming
Uses  rock gardens
 containers
 forcing inside
Comments   variable in height, color, bloom time
 need to lift & divide every few years to increase bloom
 rodents love them!