Darwin Hybrid Tulip
Tulipa 'Silverstream'

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

Division 4 - Darwin Hybrids

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pink

Rose/Mauve

Red

Pale Yellow

Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Blue-Green

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

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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

Regional

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

Webster, Minnesota

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Aug 29, 2008, lori4370 from Webster, MN (Zone 4a) wrote:

I ordered 6 bulbs from Brent and Becky's 2007- and they all came up strong and tall in '08! They are well scented and the color varies- beautiful and fragrant for a vase in the house. I am definatly ordering more this fall. zone 4a

Positive

On Mar 31, 2007, bmuller from Albuquerque, NM (Zone 7a) wrote:

This tulip has lasted well in my garden. Its foliage is edged by a pale pink/cream stripe. Its blooms are varied in color and variegated in appearance--from red to pink to yellow to cream.