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Tulip 'Van Tubergen's Variety'

Tulipa praestans 'Van Tubergen's Variety'

This early season (Div.15 Species/Botanical) flowering tulip has cup shaped bright red flowers flushed with purple that apear in mid spring.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Spring

Harvesting

Generally not harvested but flowers are cut for floral arrangements.

Propagation

Bulbs
Lift bulbs & separate offsets.

Geography

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Uses

Notes
This easy bulb can be planted in containers for spring displays or scattered through borders for a naturized look. It's elegant appearance can provide architectural in urban courtyard gardens as well as bank or slopes of informal gardens.

Personality

Family
Liliaceae
Flower colour
Red, Purples
Scent
None

Problems

Can be attacked by slugs, aphids and stem & bulb eelworms. It can also be eaten by squirrels. It can also suffer from tulip fire & bulb rot.

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