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Tulipa aitchisonii

Tulip

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to June
  • Height0.2m to 0.3m
  • Spread0.1m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourYellow centred red
  • Leaf ColourGrey green

Description

Tulipa aitchisonii (Tulip). This is a low stalked clump with linear, grey green leaves and bowl-shaped, white striped dark pink flowers in early spring.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Bulb, Fragrant

Origin

Iran to Afghan

Interest and use

Ornamental

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

They will need dry warm summers and cold winters. You should plant in the late autumn in a sunny position, You can propagate from offsets or seed in autumn.

Propagation

Propagate from offsets or seed in autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Aphids, Slugs. Bad soil conditions could affect the bulbs.

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