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PlantFiles: Cel's Tulip
Tulipa celsiana

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tulipa (TOO-li-pa) (Info)
Species: celsiana (SELS-ee-ay-nuh) (Info)

Synonym:Tulipa persica
Synonym:Tulipa australis var. arvorum
Synonym:Tulipa australis subsp. celsiana
Synonym:Tulipa breyniana

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Division:
Division 15 - Species

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Red-Orange
Gold (Yellow-Orange)
Bright Yellow
Brown/Bronze

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral saya On Apr 16, 2005, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Introduced in 1803. Origine from Morocco (Atlas Mountains), France and Southern-Spain. The flowers are bright yellow with red tips and have a bronze 'glow' at the outside. Flowers are fragnant and star-shaped if opened. The foliage is somewhat curled. Flowers relatively late in the season: end of may into june. Height: 15-20 cm.



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