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‘New Design’ Tulip

Tulipa 'New Design'

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Tulipa ‘New Design’ (1974) has pink-bordered leaves and silvery pink, 14- to 20-inch-tall blooms flushed yellow with pale fuchsia tips. This bulb is easygoing and long-lived.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsThis is a Triumph tulip, which is a division of large-flowered, midseason hybrid tulips.

CareGrow in fertile, well-drained soil in full or afternoon sun. Use them in containers or raised beds if soil drains poorly. Plant to a depth of two and a half times the height of the bulb. In regions warmer than Zone 8, bulbs will need a cold treatment (40° to 45°F for 8 to 10 weeks).

Propagation For more bulbs, lift plants in summer and remove the offsets (small lateral bulblets). In fall, replant the bulbs and offsets and fertilize with low-nitrogen fertilizer.

ProblemsBulb and root rot, gray mold, slugs, snails, aphids, nematodes, voles. 

  • Genus : Tulipa
  • Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
  • Plant Type : Bulbs
  • Uses : Containers
  • Tolerance : Frost Tolerant
  • Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Growth Rate : Moderate
  • Flower Color : Pink
  • Bloom Time : Spring
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest

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