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Tulipa 'White Triumphator' (6)
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tulip 'White Triumphator'

Grows to 60cm in height, with broad leaves and pure white flowers with pointed, recurved petals

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Size
Ultimate height
0.5–1 metres
Time to ultimate height
1–2 years
Ultimate spread
0–0.1 metre
Growing conditions
Chalk
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring White Green
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
Aspect

South–facing or West–facing or East–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H6
Botanical details
Family
Liliaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Deciduous
Habit
Columnar upright
Potentially harmful
All parts may cause severe discomfort following ingestion, may cause an allergic skin reaction. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling
Genus

Tulipa are bulbous perennials with characteristic flowers, in a wide range of colours, in spring

Name status

Accepted

Horticultural Group
Lily-flowered Group tulips have goblet-shaped flowers with pointed, out-curving or reflexed tepals, and flower in late spring

How to grow

Cultivation

Plant 10 to 15cm deep in fertile, well-drained soil. Protect from excessive wet and shelter from strong winds. See tulip cultivation for further advice

Propagation

Propagate by lifting and separating offsets

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • City and courtyard gardens
  • Patio and container plants
  • Cut flowers
  • Flower borders and beds
  • Garden edging
Pruning

Deadhead after flowering

Pests

Can be damaged by slugs, aphids and stem and bulb eelworm; squirrels may eat the bulbs

Diseases

May be subject to tulip fire and bulb rots

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