Scientific name: Tulipa species

Description: Bulbous plants with few, fleshy, roughly lance-shaped leaves 6-10 inches long. They come directly from the neck of the bulb or are borne on the lower part of the flower stalk. The flower stalk rises from the neck of the bulb and is topped by either a solitary, or several, cup-shaped blooms most commonly colored pink, red, purple, yellow, orange or white.

Light: Bright, indirect light

Temperature: Cool room temperatures

Methods of propagation: Bulblets

Comment: Tulips are an excellent spring flowering plant. Pot varieties are not well adapted for use in the garden. Discard after flowers have faded.

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