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PlantFiles: Fosteriana Tulip
Tulipa 'Albert Heijn'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tulipa (TOO-li-pa) (Info)
Cultivar: Albert Heijn
Hybridized by Iinstitute for Horticultural Plant Breeding, Netherlands; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1997

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Division:
Division 13 - Fosteriana

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

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pink

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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:
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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

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Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral coriaceous On May 5, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

Valued for their early flowering and their capacity to naturalize, Fosterianas are almost all in warm colors. This one is claimed to be a color breakthrough to true pink.

Neutral saya On May 13, 2007, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Named after the owner/founder of the biggest supermarketchain in Netherlands.

Regional...

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

Washington, Illinois



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