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Tulipa 'Duc Van Tol Cochineal'


Tulipa 'Duc Van Tol Cochineal' is a beautiful deep red historical tulip with a yellow base dating back to 1700.

If you love botanical tulips, you will love the Duc Van Tol cultivars with their short stature to about 6 inches and their larger flowers that are pointed in bud and cup-shaped when open. They are historical tulips among the oldest ever to be raised in the Netherlands (likely from T. schrenkii), some dating back to 1595. They are extremely early blooming in March and April and can be long-lived in good sunny locations. 'Cochineal' is a beautiful deep red with a yellow base dating back to 1700.

Common Name: Historic Tulip

Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 4-8"

Width: 4-8"

Primary Bloom Colour: Red

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:

Award: AGM

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

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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