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Tulipa sylvestris

Tulipa sylvestris

Synonym(s) Tulipa persica
Family liliaceae
Life cycle perennial bulb (Z5-9)
Flowers yellow (April)
Size 12"
Light sun-part shade
From seed Give 6 weeks cold, then move to room temperature. Germination may start during cold stage.
detailed seed-starting info below

Pretty medium-sized species tulip. The closed-bud form is different from other tulips we grow. It's supposed to be fragrant, but I haven't detected its scent yet.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '05 garden. Baggy 35F (48d; 10%G, 48d) - 70F (15%G, 3d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 35F (7w; 20%G, 5-7w) - 70F (5%G, 2-5d)

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