Viridiflora Tulip
Tulipa 'China Town'

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

Division 8 - Viridiflora

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

Rose/Mauve

Green

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Variegated

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Garberville, California

Hamden, Connecticut

Trumbull, Connecticut

Cherry Valley, Illinois

Ewing, Kentucky

Rising Sun, Maryland

Silex, Missouri

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Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
1
neutral
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negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On May 5, 2007, dbh_kh from Rising Sun, MD wrote:

Buyers should be aware that the photos of China Town tulip on Dave's Garden are more representative of the flower color than the one in Breck's catalog, which shows a deeper color. Other than that, it is a nice flower. I really like the varigated foliage and green and white flower buds.

Positive

On May 6, 2006, angihansen from Watkinsville, GA wrote:

Gorgeous! This plant looks just like the pictures. Showy, showy, showy.