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Tulipa praestans 'Unicum'

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This bunch tulip has multiple orange-red flowers that bloom in spring above green leaves edged in creamy white. A species tulip, it is more likely to bloom in subsequent years. It reaches less than a foot tall and is stunning planted en masse.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsLikely to perennialize; cayenne red flowers; variegated foliage.

CareProvide full sun and moist but well-drained soil. Wet soil invites fungus, disease, and rot. Allow foliage to die back naturally after flowering.

ProblemsFairly trouble-free if planted in well-drained soil.

  • Genus : Tulipa
  • Zones : 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
  • Plant Height : 6 to 12 inches
  • Plant Width : 6 to 12 inches
  • Plant Type : Bulbs
  • Uses : Containers
  • Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Flower Color : Red
  • Characteristics : Showy Foliage
  • Bloom Time : Spring
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
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