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'Keizerskroon' Tulip (Tulipa cv.)

$15.00
Item #:
692692
Availability:
Sold out.
Item #:
692692
Availability:
Sold out.

Description

Early spring-blooming bulb
Description: Large, bright yellow blossoms flushed with bold red markings
Habit: Grows up to 14 inches tall
Culture: Plant in well-prepared garden loam 5 to 6 inches deep and 5 to 6 inches apart; full sun
Hardiness: USDA Zones 3 through 8

 

The 'Keizerskroon' or 'Grand Duc' tulip was introduced in 1750 and is one of the oldest tulip varieties still in cultivation. Single, early-flowering tulips like Keizerskroon were highly developed by the early nineteenth century. Thomas Jefferson planted tulips with his granddaughters often during his retirement years at Monticello. They planted varieties such as "Psyche" and "Queen of the Amazons," which are no longer available by those names.

 

5 bulbs per bag.

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