Tulip, White Elegance

2015-10-29 10.31.39Botanical name: Liliaceae Tulipa

Variety:White Elegance

Location: 2015 Kitchen Garden under Crabapple was too shady; 2016 moved to Welcome Garden

Origin: Holland

Description:

  • Sword-like foliage
  • Height 12-14″
  • Blooms in mid-spring
  • full or part sun, dry to medium soil
  • Bulbs grow long, narrowed, white petals that point outwards in mid spring

Uses:

  • Cut Flower
  • Lily flowering tulip with long, narrow petals that point outward
  • Beneficial attractor

Maintenance:

  • Shade will enable longer blooming period

Preparation:

Zone: 3-9

Sources: Merrimack County Conservation District Bulb Sale; Dave’s GardenNetherlandbulb.com;

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