Tulipa clusiana ‘Cynthia’

Botanical Name: Tulipa clusiana ‘Cynthia’

Phonetic: TOO-li-pa kloo-zee-AN-uh

Common Name(s): Lady Tulip

Family: Liliaceae
Origin: Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, western Himalayas
Plant Type: Bulb
Persistence: Long-lived perennials

Leaf Type: Linear
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Gray-green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Medium
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Spring, april
Flower Color(s): Pale yellow with pink-red edges

Exposure: Full sun to light shade
USDA: 3-7
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate:               
Height: 0.75 – 1 Feet
Spread: 0.50-0.75 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: No serious problems, bulb and root rot, gray mold, mosaic virus, aphids, slugs, snails, mice, voles
Soil: Organically rich, fertile, medium moisture, well-drained soils

Features: Flowers close up at night, attractive flower
Uses: Beds, borders, rock gardens, massed, containers

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