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Scientific Name: Tulipa cvs.
Pronunciation: TEW-lih-puh
Common Name: tulip
Family Name: Liliaceae
Plant Type: Flowering cut plant, Flowering pot plant, Herbaceous perennial
Key ID Features: Leaves basal (arising from bulb that is usually 10-20 cm below ground), linear to braodly oval; flowers usually solitary and cup-shaped with 6 tepals available in every colour except blue.
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293, Level 1 Apprenticeship, CLT Training

Habit: Upright
Form: Vase
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.4 - 0.7m
Spread:0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Europe, Garden origin
Hardiness Rating: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Cut flower or foliage, Floristry, Group or mass planting, Indoor plant, Spring interest
Additional Info: Google. Species on campus may include T. tarda and T. saxatilis.
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Basal
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Glabrous
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Linear, Ovate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Sheathing
Margins: Entire

Inflorescence Type: Flowers solitary
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:6
Corolla Shape:Campanulate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, White, Violet, Yellow, Orange, Pink, Red, Dark-red, Magenta, (Can be bicolored, striped)
Flower Scent: Sweet
Flower Time at Peak: Mar, Apr, May

Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: Jun, Jul

Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Bulbs

Propagation: Seed, Division - below ground parts
Plant Care:
Optimal Temp.: Low indoor temperature
Light Level:Medium indoor light level
Pest Susceptibility: Mold, Nematodes, Rodents, Root rot, Virus, ( Pest resistant, Disease resistant, Rabbit resistant )
(AGB) Acer Griseum Bed
(BCE) Boulevard (Circular) Eastend : T. tarda
(BUG) BUG garden
(GNH) GreeNHouse
(MCF) Main Courtyard Fountain
(PPL) Pine PLanting
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