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Double Late Tulip, Peony-flowered Tulip
Tulipa 'Orange Princess'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tulipa (TOO-li-pa) (Info)
Cultivar: Orange Princess
Registered or introduced: 1983
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Division:

Division 11 - Double Late (Paeony Flowered)

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

6-9 in. (15-22 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)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Orange

Purple

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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:

Grand Junction, Colorado

Niles, Illinois

Revere, Massachusetts

Mahopac, New York

Charlotte, North Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 8, 2011, Terri1948 from Yorkshire
wrote:

A lovely little tulip that looks superb grown in a tub with other small Spring flowering bulbs.

Positive

On May 15, 2007, Sofonisba from Beacon, NY (Zone 7a) wrote:

This tulip is very beautiful. It's short, so keep it in the front of the bed.

Positive

On May 1, 2007, ineedacupoftea from Denver, CO wrote:

A long-lasting double sport of 'Princess Irene:'