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Ice Cream Tulip

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Ice Cream Tulip

Description
A one-of-a-kind Tulip! Flowers do not open completely which gives each bloom the impression of an ice cream.
Product Details
  • FormUpright
  • LightFull sun to partial shade.
  • Height12 - 16 inches.
  • Spread4 - 6 inches.
  • Spacing4 - 6 inches.
  • Zones3 - 8
  • FoliageGray-green, linear or broadly ovate foliage.
  • Flower FormUpright, bell or funnel shaped blossoms.
  • ColorWhite petals emerge from a base of deep pink petals. Blooms do not open completely giving the impression of an ice cream cone.
  • BloomsLate spring for about 2 weeks, depending on weather; with other Tulips, Pink Buttercup, English Wood Hyacinths, English Bluebells.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained soil.
  • Growth RateModerate growth rate.
  • PruningDead-head. It is important to let the foliage mature and die down naturally, do not cut back. Next year's bloom is being developed.
  • CommentsVery unique flower shape, not your classic tulip shape. It looks like an ice cream cone and when you see them you would like to take a bite from it. Its shape and coloring is very unique. It seems as if it has a fluffy mound of Vanilla on top ot Strawberry, decorated with a flash of lime. And it is all sitting in a cup with green emerald arms. When it was first introduced it cost a fortune. Luckily it is now available for a more reasonable price. It is one of the most unusual tulip flowers you have seen. Winner of the Trial Garden Award from the Royal Bulb Growers Association in 1999.
  • Botanical NameTulipa Double Late 'Ice Cream'
  • SizeLarge blossoms.
  • Depth6 inches. Pointed end up.
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Shipping Schedule

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Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Perennials, Bulbs & Flowers
1A-4B 9/4 - 11/2
5A & 5B 9/4 - 11/2
6A & 6B 9/4 - 11/2
7A & 7B 9/4 - 11/2
8A & 8B 9/4 - 11/2
9A-10B 9/4 - 11/2
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018

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