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PlantFiles: Viridiflora Tulip
Tulipa 'Spring Green'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tulipa (TOO-li-pa) (Info)
Cultivar: Spring Green
Hybridized by Liefting; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1969

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Division:
Division 8 - Viridiflora

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 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)
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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Pale Green
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:
Herbaceous
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:
Non-patented

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:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Clary On May 12, 2013, Clary from Lewisburg, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

Very large erect tulip with fresh green stripe on creamy white petals.

Positive saya On May 21, 2007, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Breeder/hybridizer: P. Liefting, 1969. A very lovely tulip that opens green and fades into white. Pretty in combination with other early flowering plants.

Regional...

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

Rutland, Massachusetts
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Reynoldsville, Pennsylvania



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