‘Tubergen’s Gem’ Tulip

Tulipa clusiana var. 'Tubergen's Gem'

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More than any other group of tulips, the brightly colored species tulips are the best choice for Southern gardens. ‘Tubergen’s Gem’ is a jewel of a flower with a velvety dark yellow and red yellow combination of petals.


Bloom/Feature Dark yellow light red color combination
Plant Type Fall Bulbs
Evergreen or Deciduous Deciduous
USDA Zones 6,7,8
Zone Detail Hardy to -10°F
Key Features Heat tolerance, drought tolerance, water-wise, reblooming
Use Border, container, accent
Exposure Full sun
Bloom Season Spring
Dimension 6-12" x Rhizomatic
Growth Rate Moderate to fast growth


Water Natural Southern rainfall / dry during summer
Soil Type Well-drained garden soil
Fertilizer Mix in low amount of an even N-P-K before planting
Pruning None

Planting Instructions

plant in full winter sun
soil should be 2-3” over the bulb
natural rainfall is best; avoid summer irrigation
digging and refrigeration are NOT necessary