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Tulipa greigii „Pinocchio”

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Morphology / Appearance

Tulipa greigii „Pinocchio”

Character recognition:

Plant: bulbous perennial plants; up to 40 - 55 cm in height;
Root: rhizomatous;
Stem: aerial;
Leaves: strap-shaped, with a waxy coating, and leaves are alternately arranged on the stem; these fleshy blades are often bluish green in color;
Flowers: 6 tepals;
Fruits: capsule with a leathery covering and an ellipsoid to subglobose shape; each capsule contains numerous flat, disc-shaped seeds in two rows per chamber.

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Tulipa greigii „Pinocchio”
© 2012. Tulipa greigii „Pinocchio”

Copyright photo © C. Simion ::: 2012 - IASI ::: Tulipa greigii „Pinocchio”

Ecology / Plant spreading

Tulipa greigii „Pinocchio”

Bloom time: Mar , Apr
Flower color: white, pink, red
Plant type: perennial
Light: Sun, Part Shade
Propagation Material: by dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs

It is native to Europe and Asia.

Classification

Tulipa greigii „Pinocchio”

Cultivation / Plant breeding

Tulipa greigii „Pinocchio”

Grow in full sun and in humus-rich, well-drained, moderately moist soils.

Remove bulbs after the falling of the leaves and store them in a dark and cool place, to be replanted in late autumn, at a depth of 2-3 times the size of the bulb. Remove flowering stem after the end of the flowering to stimulate a bigger bulb growth.
Plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed.

 

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