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Tulip, ‘Maja’

The fringed Tulip ‘Maja’ is a pale silvery-yellow flower with darker yellow inside. ‘Maja’ will return each spring for many years. An heirloom variety, ‘Maja’ was introduced in 1903. The frilled tulips are frilly only along the edges & otherwise look like the single smooth egg-shaped tulips they are descended from. Its fringe is sufficient to make it stand out distinctly, and is often described as resembling ice crystals.

The flowers are extremely long-lasting and set atop of tall, strong stems. Fringed tulips bloom in late spring and they are good for cut flowers, beds, and borders. Fringed Tulips are also known as Crispa Tulips. These tulips are a must-see, and a must have, with their delicate, lacy, fringed edges. Most fringed tulips open with petals arching outward.

Fringed Tulips: A relatively new and expanding division, these tulips have a clearly defined crystalline fringe and make very beautiful and artistic flowers that also look like the frayed edge of a piece of satin fabric. More and more people are becoming interested in fringed tulips – so much so, that these tulips now have their own group. It must be remembered, however, that because the tulips in this group are mutants from various other groups, the heights and flowering periods will vary somewhat among them. The one characteristic they have in common, though, is their finely incised petals.


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TU331 Tulip, 'Maja' out of stock $0.00

Plant Details +

Bulb Type Bulb
Size 12+ cm
Height 22-24"
Spacing 5"
Hardiness Zones 3-8
Exposure Full Sun-Partial Shade
Foliage Green
Flower Yellow
Bloomtime April-May

General Information +

Planting/Care Instructions +

Easy to Grow: 1. Dig a hole 3-4 inches deep or two times the height of the bulb. 2. Set the bulbs firmly in place, with the pointed ends facing upward. 3. Cover the bulbs with soil and water thoroughly.

Planting Instructions: Grow in sun in informal groupings of 5 or more bulbs. Plant bulbs in fall 3-4 inches deep or about two times the height of the bulb and 5" apart in well-drained soil with plenty of humus. Remove old flowers leaving as much stem and foliage as possible until they die down.

When to Plant Outdoors: Product should be planted immediately after received in the fall. In extremely warm climates, plant when the ground cools. You may plant earlier or later as long as the ground is not too warm or frozen.