Liriodendron tulipifera, Tulip tree, Yellow Poplar, Tulip Magnolia, Whitewood. Liriodendron tulipifera 'Aureomarginata'
Liriodendron tulipifera 'Aureomarginata'

Liriodendron tulipifera

Tulip tree, Yellow Poplar, Tulip Magnolia, Whitewood
Family: Magnoliaceae
Origin: Easthern USA
USDA Zone: 5-10?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterRegular waterYellow, orange flowersDeciduous plantSubtropical or temperate zone plant. Mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Yellow-poplar has a singly occurring, perfect flower 2-3" wide, with six petals varying in color from a light yellowish green at the margin to a deep orange band at the center. Flowers are tulip-shaped, upright blossoms. Yellow-poplars are long-lived plants, producing flowers for 200 years. Open-grown trees have a pyramidal crown when young, becoming oval in shape with time.

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