‘Chrysantha’ Tulip

Tulip clusiana var. 'Chrysantha'

More than any other group of tulips, the brightly colored species tulips are the best choice for Southern gardens. 'Chrysantha' starts with a peach outer petal and beautifully unfurls into a curved shaped rich yellow bloom.

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