Tulipa ‘Ballerina’

Tulipa  'Ballerina'

Lily Flowering Tulip

Just planted in the large bed, and it is sleeting .. soil is still lovely and loose though

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee)
Genus: Tulipa (TOO-li-pa)
Cultivar: Ballerina
Hybridized by J.F. van den Berg & Sons; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1980

Division:
Division 6 – Lily-Flowered

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 °C (-30 °F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Bloom Color:
Orange

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Blue-Green
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

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Maria

Maria is currently growing everything from seed that she can lay her hands on. Also playing with colours and textures to fulfill her garden desires...