It is clear to see why Striped Clown is making quite a name for itself in the bulb gardening world. One look at the exotic flower form and unique coloration, and your customers will be hooked on this unusual tulip. Beautifully shaped blooms with delicately rolled petals feature an irregular pattern of bold red streaks on white or yellow backgrounds—sometimes even both main colors are present at once! Like other late-flowering types, Striped Crown flowers in May for a late spring display that is a welcome sight in the garden or border. An exceptional choice for use in colorful indoor arrangements, too.
Hardiness Zones 3-8
Mature Height 16 inches
Bloom Time Mid to late spring
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Only dead heading. It is important to let the foliage mature and die down naturally, do not cut back. Next year's bloom is being developed.
Winter Care :
Mulch +/- 2"
Planting Depth :
Watering Requirements :
Average water needs. Water regularly, do not over water.
Fertilization Requirements :
Once per year
Special Care :
K. van Bourgondien times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time
climatic conditions) for each area of North America.
We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are
harvested, our staff of K.
van Bourgondien experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.
Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.
Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August.
General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated
schedule.Large orders may be shipped in more than one
package.Your order confirmation will have an estimated shipping time.When your order is actually shipped you will be sent
an updated shipping estimate.You may check your order status at any time on this website using your email or account number
provided on your order confirmation.Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48
contiguous states. Click here for zone map.
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