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Esperanto Tulip

A bloom unlike any other

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  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun
  • Height/Habit: 8 - 12 inches
  • Zone: 3-8
  • Flowering Date: Late spring
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Esperanto Tulip

Description
This tulip was introduced in 1968, but because it is slow to propagate, it is still rare, much like the language of its namesake. But now we're thrilled to offer the Esperanto Tulip exclusively to our preferred customers. A delicate China rose accented by a flamed midrib fading to dark red.
Product Details
  • Season Fall
  • Unit of Measure5
  • Botanical NameTulipa 'Esperanto' (Viridiflora)
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread4 - 6 inches
  • Spacing4 - 6 inches
  • Hardiness Zone3-8
  • Flowering DateLate spring
  • Planting InstructionsPlant 7" deep and 4 - 6" apart during the fall.
  • Winter CareMulch +/- 2"
  • Flower FormUpright, bell or funnel shaped. 4" flower
  • Foliage TypeGreen leaves with a contrasting white edge. Very decorative
  • Soil RequirementRich, fertile, well-drained. Loosen soil about 10" deep before planting.
  • Watering RequirementAverage watering requirements.
  • PruningIt is important to let the foliage mature and die down naturally, do not cut back. Next year's bloom is being developed. When foliage is yellow or dried up. Deadhead after flowering.
  • Additional InformationCan be damaged by slugs, aphids, and stem and blub eelworm.
  • Unique CharactersticsBuds and the foliage are very decorative in the garden. A true eye catcher. Great for edging yards. Great for patios and containers. Perfect for city and courtyard gardens. Long lasting blooms - up to 3 weeks. Easy to grow. Excellent as cut flowers. Frost tolerant. Attracts butterflies. Low maintenance.
  • Shipped11-12 CM BULB
  • Height/Habit8 - 12 inches
  • Growth RateModerate
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Bulbs, Potted Plants and Perennials
1A - 6B 9/4/18 - 11/2/18
7A-10B 9/4/18 - 11/16/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-6: 10/29/18
Zones 7-10: 11/12/18

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