Tulip Clusiana Tinka

Early Blooming Clusiana


$5.95 $5.36 (10% off)

(10 per bag)

Late September

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Plant Code: BTUTI

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This smaller-statured cheery yellow Tulip is splashed with red outer petals. In cloudy weather, the blooms remain tightly closed. On a sunny day this charmer opens its petals to reveal a star-shaped bright yellow face. 10 bulbs per bag. Bulb size 6+ cm.

In optimum growing conditions, Species Tulips like Tulip clusiana Tinka will spread by stolons and offsets to form colonies.


Type: Bulbs
Height: Short 8-10"
Spacing: Plant 5" apart
Bloom Time: Early Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: Yellow
Accent: Red/Burgundy

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Bulbs for Naturalizing
  • OK in Containers

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.