Sunday, October 5, 2008

Species tulips October Plant of the Month

From John Gilrein, Plant of the Month Coordinator:

For our October plant of the month, we will have bulbs of two species Tulips, T. clusiana ‘Lady Jane’ and T. linifolia. Both are small enough for the rock garden.
  • T. clusiana ‘Lady Jane’ has delicate two tone flowers, rosy red outside and white inside. Height 12 inches.
  • T. linifolia has narrow leaves with red edges and scarlet red flowers with black bases. Height 6 inches.
Plant species tulips 4 to 5 inches deep in well drained soil. Both are hardy to zone 4.

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