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Tulipa turkestanica


Tulipa turkestanica has pure white, pointed petals sometimes with a pink edge and a yellow to orange-yellow centre with 1-12 flowers per stem.

Tulipa turkestanica is a striking star-like tulip with crisp, pure white, pointed petals sometimes with a pink edge or flush and a yellow to orange-yellow centre. Flowers are produced 1-12 per stem atop bluish foliage edged with red. Botanical tulips are miniature to small in size and not far removed from their wild ancestors. They are strongly perennial and will naturalize when happy unlike the large Dutch hybrids which are often treated as annuals or which fail after a couple years.

Common Name: Botanical Tulip


Zone Hardiness: 4-8

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 8-12"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Mountainous areas of temperate climate, with long cool springs and dry summers.

Award: GPP

Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Southwest Asia and Asia Minor

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