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PlantFiles: 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 11 - Double Late (Paeony Flowered)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

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

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer


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

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3 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Terri1948 On May 8, 2011, Terri1948 from Yorkshire

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

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

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


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

Grand Junction, Colorado
Niles, Illinois
Revere, Massachusetts
Mahopac, New York
Charlotte, North Carolina

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