Tulip Saxatilis Special Item

Tulipa, Species style

Type: Bulbs
Height: Short 8" (Plant 5" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Spring to Mid-Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower / Accent: Pink / Yellow

Introduced in the 1800's, this charmer flowers with cup-shaped blooms of orchid with butter yellow centers. Tulip 'Saxatilis' is one of the most stunning of the wildflower tulips, when they fully open they have a star-like appearance. 15 bulbs per bag. Bulb size 5+cm.

Features to Note:

  • OK in Containers
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers

Tulip General Information:

Species tulips are short which makes them the ideal choice for pots and rock gardens. Naturalizes well. Like having two tulips: outer color is shown on early mornings and cloudy days and sunlight opens the blossoms to reveal its inner coloring.

Tulip Plant Care:

Plant in well drained soil at least 3" deep and 5" apart. Foliage should not be removed until withered as energy is being stored for the next growing season. Stems can be cut back to maintain appearances if desired. Interested in forcing bulbs? Visit our Useful Links page.

$6.95 $3.48 ea.
(Sold in sets of 15)
Ships: Fall 2016
Plant Code: BTUSA