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Tulip, ‘Marilyn’

The Lily-Flowering Tulip ‘Marilyn’, has striking, white blooms flamed in peppermint-stick red. This candy-like striped Tulip is a spectacular addition to your spring garden. The striking pattern can be enjoyed both on the inside and outside of the petals. This variety is absolutely astonishing when the flowers are completely opened up. These tulips flower in mid-spring and they are very popular as cut flowers. This is a must for everyone who wants something really special. “You are sure to enjoy this outstanding tulip!

Lily-Flowering Tulip: These tulips have a unique shape where the blossom resembles a lily, or, sometimes, an urn. Long, pointed petals that are curved back create this effect. From above, the open flower can look like a six-pointed star. Lily-Flowered Tulips aren’t available in dozens of different varieties, but there are compensations – their beautiful shape, for one. As well, several varieties of Lily-flowered Tulips are noted for petals edged in vibrant, contrasting colors. They are quite tall and known for their long-lasting elegant flowers. Do not prune foliage until it has died back. If flowers are used for bouquets leave as much of the foliage as possible on the plant. Lily flowering tulips reliably come back every year. Lily flowering tulips are not only reliable, but they also have a look of elegance. Lift the bulbs about every 5 years or so and replant when they become too crowded.


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Plant Details +

Bulb Type Bulb
Size 12+ cm
Height 16-24"
Spacing 5"
Hardiness Zones 3-8
Exposure Full Sun-Partial Shade
Foliage Green
Flower White & Red
Bloomtime 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 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.