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Tulipa 'Spring Green' (Tulip 'Spring Green')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.6m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Tulipa 'Spring Green'

Other names

Tulip 'Spring Green', Viridiflora group tulip 'Spring Green'

Genus

Tulipa Tulipa

Variety or Cultivar

'Spring Green' _ 'Spring Green' is a perennial bulb with large flowers banded with dark green, fading to creamy white in spring.


Tulipa 'Spring Green' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Toxicity

Eating may cause severe discomfort and may cause a skin allergy.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White, Green in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Eelworm (stem and bulb) Slugs , Eelworm (stem and bulb)

Bulb, corm and tuber rot , Tulip fire , Tulip viruses Bulb, corm and tuber rot , Tulip fire , Tulip viruses

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flower stems but do not cut back leaves until they have completely died down.

Propagation methods

Offsets


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Where to grow

Tulipa 'Spring Green' (Tulip 'Spring Green') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Grow in a sheltered spot in fertile, well-drained soil. Plant bulbs 10 to 15cm deep in late summer or autumn. Protect from strong winds and excessive wet.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Tulipa 'Spring Green'

Other names

Tulip 'Spring Green', Viridiflora group tulip 'Spring Green'

Genus

Tulipa Tulipa

Variety or Cultivar

'Spring Green' _ 'Spring Green' is a perennial bulb with large flowers banded with dark green, fading to creamy white in spring.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Toxicity

Eating may cause severe discomfort and may cause a skin allergy.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White, Green in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring


How to care

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 flower stems but do not cut back leaves until they have completely died down.

Propagation methods

Offsets


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Tulipa 'Spring Green' (Tulip 'Spring Green') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Grow in a sheltered spot in fertile, well-drained soil. Plant bulbs 10 to 15cm deep in late summer or autumn. Protect from strong winds and excessive wet.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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