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Fosteriana Tulip
Tulipa 'Robassa'

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

Division 13 - Fosteriana

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)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Red

Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Variegated

Silver/Gray

Bronze-Green

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

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

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jan 18, 2008, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Foliage shows variegation. The green leaves are edged white. Pretty!

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On Nov 15, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Flowers are bright red with a creamy-yellow base. Beautiful plant. Reaches only 12" in height. Naturalizes well.