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PlantFiles: Parrot Tulip
Tulipa 'Orange Favorite'

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tulipa (TOO-li-pa) (Info)
Cultivar: Orange Favorite
Hybridized by Vooren; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1930

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Division:
Division 10 - Parrot

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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve
Scarlet (Dark Red)
Orange
Green

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Herbaceous

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:
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

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Profile:

2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Zeppy On Apr 19, 2008, Zeppy from Shenandoah Valley, VA (Zone 6b) wrote:

Discovered this growing by our new (old) house: I smelled something lovely, exquisite, and slowly tracked it to this tulip. I'm going to order another hundred from John Scheepers.

Positive saya On May 22, 2007, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Breeder/hybridizer: K.C. Vooren,1930. Lovely scented (jasmin)!

Neutral Redkarnelian On May 9, 2007, Redkarnelian from Newmarket, ON (Zone 5a) wrote:

Dated 1930.

Regional...

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

Weyers Cave, Virginia



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