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Tulipa humilis 'Albocaerulea' - 2017


By Andrewr

Tulipa humilis 'Albocaerulea' - 2017 (Tulipa humilis)

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Delightful little plants.....

22 Mar, 2017


So pretty are these alpines.

24 Mar, 2017


3d - it's a form of a species tulip, and needs sun and sharp drainage. It only grows around six inches in height, so an alpine bed may well be the right way to grow it.

24 Mar, 2017


Thank you Andrew I ve saved it to my favourites so I can find the name when shopping then add some to my Alpine pot.

24 Mar, 2017


love the colour of the centre of it.

25 Mar, 2017


oh, they're lovely. I assume the "humilis" means "humble", ie small? must look them up. I've been searching for various generic words for alpine-type plants, never heard this word before.

28 Mar, 2017


Fran - I think humilis means low-growing. These are no more than six inches tall.

28 Mar, 2017


ah, right, thanks. well worth looking up, then!

28 Mar, 2017

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