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PlantFiles: Darwin Hybrid Tulip
Tulipa 'Apeldoorn Elite'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tulipa (TOO-li-pa) (Info)
Cultivar: Apeldoorn Elite
Hybridized by J.S. Verdegaal; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1968

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Division:
Division 4 - Darwin Hybrids

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

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
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)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pink
Coral/Apricot

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
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:
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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:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Todd_Boland On Dec 16, 2004, Todd_Boland from St. John's, NL (Zone 5b) wrote:

This is one of my favourite darwin hybrid tulips. I have had my clump for nearly 20 years...can't do any better than that! They are definitely a long-lived cultivar. The flowers are a blend of yellow, orange and red but the overall effect is mostly orange. A very highly recommended tulip!

Regional...

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

Garberville, California
Rutland, Massachusetts
, Ontario
Gilmer, Texas



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