‘Lilac Wonder’ Tulip

‘Lilac Wonder’ Tulip

Tulipa bakeri 'Lilac Wonder'

More than any other group of tulips, the brightly colored species tulips are the best choice for Southern gardens. 'Lilac Wonder' tulip displays soft pink petals with a strong yellow base in a combination that will take your breath away.

Bloom/Feature

Phototropic peach/yellow blooms in mid-March

Plant Type

Bulbs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

USDA Zones

6, 7, 8

Zone Detail

-10°F

Key Features

Returns Year After Year

Flowering Season

Spring

Use

Accent, Border, Container

Exposure

Full Sun

Water

Low

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil

Fertilizer

Low amt of even n-p-k pre-planting

Dimensions

8-10" H x Clumping

Pruning

None needed

Planting Instructions

  • plant in full sun
  • slightly alkaline and dry soil
  • dig hole 2X the height of the bulb
  • soil should be 2-3" over the bulb
  • water after planting
  • natural rainfall is best; avoid summer irrigation
  • digging and refrigeration are not necessary