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Esperanto Tulip

A Bloom Unlike Any Other
This elegant gem is useful for drawing attention wherever your garden needs it. Its buds bear a unique green-and-white pattern before blooming into gorgeous, flamed blooms. Its green leaves are also quite decorative, featuring a contrasting white edge. This variety is a good option for high impact without taking up too much room, like in city and courtyard gardens, or patio pots. It's also long-lasting, the flowers stay beautiful for up to 3 weeks. They make classy cut flowers. Easy-growing and frost tolerant in borders, where it will attract butterflies. Esperanto has won the Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society.
  • Zone 3-8
  • Height 8 - 12 inches
  • Bloom Time Late spring
  • Light Requirements Full Sun

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  • Botanical Name:

    Tulipa 'Esperanto' (Viridiflora)

  • Height: 8 - 12 inches
  • Ship As: 11-12 CM BULB
  • Spacing: 4 - 6 inches
  • Spread: 4 - 6 inches
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Foliage Type: Green leaves with a contrasting white edge. Very decorative
  • Bloom Time: Late spring
  • Flower Form: Upright, bell or funnel shaped. 4" flower
  • Planting Instructions: Plant 7" deep and 4 - 6" apart during the fall.
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, fertile, well-drained. Loosen soil about 10" deep before planting.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Pruning: It 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.
  • Winter Care: Mulch +/- 2"
  • Additional Information: Can be damaged by slugs, aphids, and stem and blub eelworm.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR

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