Tulipa humilis Herb 'Persian Pearl'

Tulipa pulchella 'Persian Pearl' | Also known as: Tulip 'Persian Pearl', Tulipa humilis var. Pulchella 'Persian Pearl', Tulipa humilis 'Persian Pearl' | Rating: 0 votes | Print / Pdf

Tulipa pulchella is also known as ulipa humilis herb. It's an early flowering dwarf tulip growing up to a maximum height of 15cm. It was introduced to Europe from Iran and Turkey at the beginning of the 19th century. It has pinkish purple flowers. It's low growing with narrow leaves that often have red edges. There are several attractive cultivars that have slightly different colouring, such as a yellow centre or a different colour on the outside of the petals. Plant your bulbs 10cm apart and 10cm deep in the autumn. It likes well-drained fertile soil and full sun or partial shade. It's a hardy plant and doesn't need too much watering, preferring dry neutral soil.

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Known dangers?
  • yes
Dangers: comments
  • Skin reaction possible if you touch any part of this plant.
Height [m]
  • 0.15
Spread [m]
  • 0.15
Dominant flower colour
  • Red
Flower Fragrance
  • Yes, let it smell
Flowering seasons
  • Early spring
  • Mid spring
  • Late spring
Foliage in spring
  • Green
Propagation methods
  • offsets
Growth habit
  • Erect
  • Erect flower stem
  • Upright
Environment
Acidity
  • Acidic
  • Neutral
Hardiness zone
  • Z4-8
Heat zone
  • Not defined
Winter temperatures [°C]
  • -34 - -7
Moisture
  • well-drained
Soil type
  • sandy
  • chalky
  • loams
Sun requirements
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Exposure
  • Sheltered
Usage
Standard category
  • Flowers & bulbs
  • Bulbs
Grown for
  • Attractive flowers and habit
Creative category
  • Fast growing
  • Fine fragrants
  • For Beginners
  • Colours
  • Show-offs
  • For birds & bees
  • Roses & classics
Garden type
  • Park
  • Cottage garden
  • Rock garden
  • Containers
  • City
Garden spaces
  • Borders
Gardening expertise
  • beginner
Time to reach full size
  • 1 to 2 years
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PLANTS Tulipa pulchella

Tulipa pulchella is also known as ulipa humilis herb. It's an early flowering dwarf tulip growing up to a maximum height of 15cm. It was introduced to Europe from Iran and Turkey at the beginning of the 19th century. It has pinkish purple flowers. It's low growing with narrow leaves that often have red edges. There are several attractive cultivars that have slightly different colouring, such as a yellow centre or a different colour on the outside of the petals. Plant your bulbs 10cm apart and 10cm deep in the autumn. It likes well-drained fertile soil and full sun or partial shade. It's a hardy plant and doesn't need too much watering, preferring dry neutral soil.