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PlantFiles: Single Early Tulip
Tulipa 'Flair'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tulipa (TOO-li-pa) (Info)
Cultivar: Flair

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2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Division:
Division 1 - Single Early

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Orange

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Herbaceous

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

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive jmorth On Mar 23, 2009, jmorth from Divernon, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:

Good for forcing.

Positive ineedacupoftea On Apr 15, 2006, ineedacupoftea from Denver, CO wrote:

A popular old favorite, has the quality of returning year after year. Streaked flowers are somewhat variable. Rounded petal with pointed tips, good substance.
Stood the test of time.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Grand Junction, Colorado
Divernon, Illinois



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