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Tulipa whittallii

Tulipa whittallii
Common name tulip
Family liliaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers orange-red
Size 12"
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil

Small species tulip with simple, classic tulip form. Ours, in our rough-and-tumble driveway bed, are probably ill-placed - a setting in our rock garden would better showcase them.

We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.

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