Single Early Tulip
Tulipa 'General de Wet'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee)
Genus: Tulipa (TOO-li-pa)
Cultivar: General de Wet
Additional cultivar information: (aka Generaal de Wet)
1904

Division
Division 1 - Single Early

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
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color
Orange

Bloom Time
Mid Spring

Foliage
Herbaceous

Other details

Soil pH requirements
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

Foliage Color

Bloom Characteristics
Flowers are good for cutting
Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow