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Tulipa tarda

Species tulip

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Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

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Plant does flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

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Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Tulipa tarda
  • Common name: Species tulip
  • Family: Liliaceae
  • Plant Type: Bulb
Flower colour:

Yellow

Foliage colour:

Green

Species tulips often have more natural-looking blooms than their hybrid relatives. Tulipa tarda bears an abundance of star-shaped, white flowers with yellow centres. Easy to grow, it enjoys a sunny position in well-drained soil. It’s perfect for growing in rock gardens and gravel gardens, and works well in spring container displays.

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Grow Tulipa tarda in well-drained soil in full sun. Allow foliage to die down fully after flowering.

How to grow Tulipa tarda

  • Plant size

    15cm height

    10cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist / chalky / alkaline

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do not Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do Plant in October

Do Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Tulipa tarda and wildlife

Tulipa tarda has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Tulipa tarda poisonous?

Tulipa tarda can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

Toxic to Horses

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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