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Tulip 'Prince Carnival'

Tulipa

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

Division 9 - Rembrandt

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 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

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Red

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Apr 21, 2008, saya from Heerlen,
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

The name of this tulip in this entry is misspelled, it is listed as 'Prins Carnaval' (transl. as prince carnival). This tulip is introduced in 1930, hybridizer is not listed/probably unknown. T. 'Prins Carnaval' is a mutant from the historical single early tulip 'Prince of Austria', introduced 1860.
In the Netherlands carnival is called 'carnaval' and the carnival festival ends exactly 40 days (not counting Sundays) before Easter. Festivities of carnival are held everywhere in Netherlands, but its traditions and ceremonies can be different. In our southern provinces North-East-Brabant and Limburg the festival of carnival is much influenced by the German Rhineland (North Rhine-Westphalia) carnival tradition and ceremonies. I live in the very south of Limburg where the festival of car... read more

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