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Tulipa orphanidea 'Flava'

Tulipa orphanidea 'Flava'

This lovely multi-flowering species (botanical) tulip has green-yellow, 2" flowers with red pointed tips. The outer petals also show a hint of orange, and the linear leaves are gray-green. Endemic to western Turkey, Greece and Bulgaria, orphanidea 'Flava' is more delicately colored than other varieties. It's an ideal choice for rock and woodland gardens, and can also be grown in containers. Growing 7-9" tall, this easy-to-grow tulip blooms from mid to late spring. It attracts pollinators and butterflies. For best results, plant the bulbs in well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. This 1970 Award of Merit winner also perennializes well. Bulb size: 5-6 cm.
  • Hardiness Zones 4-8
  • Mature Height 7 - 9 inches
  • Bloom Time Mid to late spring
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade

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Botanical Name: Tulipa orphanidea 'Flava'

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  • Restricted States US:

    AE AK GU HI PR
  • Botanical Name :

    Tulipa orphanidea 'Flava'
  • Ship As :

    Bulb
  • Size :

    5-6 CM
  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Container Gardening, Perennializing, Rock Garden, Showy Flowers
  • Flower Color :

    red, orange, yellow
  • Flower Form :

    2" flowers with pointed petals.
  • Foliage Type :

    Gray-green, linear leaves
  • Mature Spread :

    2 - 3 inches
  • Spacing:

    3 - 4 inches

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions :

    3-4" deep and 3 - 4" apart.
  • Soil Moisture :

    Well drained
  • Will Tolerate :

    Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Instructions :

    No pruning needed. 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 :

    3-4" deep
  • Watering Requirements :

    Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
  • Fertilization Requirements :

    Once per year

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       Spring 2018 Shipping Schedule

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    7 February 26, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
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    10 February 12, 2018 May 14, 2018 May 18, 2018


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