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Tulipa sp., Tulip

Tulipa sp.

Family: Liliaceae
Subfamily: Lilioideae
Small plant 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterPink flowersWhite, off-white flowersBlue, lavender, purple flowersUnusual colorOrnamental foliageRed, crimson, vinous flowersYellow, orange flowersSubtropical, mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Tulips are indigenous to mountainous areas with temperate climates and need a period of cool dormancy, known as vernalization. They thrive in climates with long, cool springs and dry summers.

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