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Tulipa 'Silverado' (Tulip 'Silverado')

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Ultimate height
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Time to maturity
1-2 years
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Toxic - All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested. Contact may cause a skin reaction.

Botanical name: Tulipa 'Silverado'

Other names: Tulip 'Silverado', Single late tulip 'Silverado'

Genus: Tulipa

Variety or Cultivar: 'Silverado' _ 'Silverado' is a bulbous perennial with upright, lance-shaped, grey-green leaves and erect stems bearing single, cup-shaped, pale, silvery-pink flowers in late spring.

Tulipa 'Silverado' is: Deciduous

Flower: Pale-pink, Silvery-grey in Spring

Fragrance: Flowers are fragrant

Habit: Clump-forming, Erect

Toxicity: All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested. Contact may cause a skin reaction.

Watch out for

Specific pests: Slugs , Eelworm (stem and bulb)

Specific diseases: Bulb, corm and tuber rot , Tulip fire , Tulip viruses

General care

Pruning: Remove faded flowers, but do not cut back foliage until all leaves have died.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Offsets. REGISTER to

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Tulipa 'Silverado' (Tulip 'Silverado') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.15m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Edging, Flower Arranging

Cultivation: Plant 10 to 15cm deep in a sheltered spot in fertile, well-drained soil. Protect from excessive wet.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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