Albert's tulip Tulipa albertii (15)

Albert's tulip


T. albertii is a dwarf bulbous perennial, to 20cm tall, with glaucous-green, broad, red-striped leaves. Flowers are red, with a black basal blotch, in mid spring

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Albert's tulip

  • skullToxicity

    All parts may cause severe discomfort following ingestion, may cause an allergic skin reaction. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0-0.1 metre

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    Deadhead after flowering

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Garden Edging Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants City & Courtyard Gardens

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by lifting and separating offsets; see bulb propagation

  • insectPests

    Can be damaged by slugs, aphids and stem and bulb eelworm; squirrels may eat the bulbs

  • microbeDiseases

    May be subject to tulip fire, tulip viruses and bulb rots