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Tulipa ‘Flying Dragon’ (Triumph Tulip)

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Extremely showy, Tulip ‘Flying Dragon’ features large, bold red blossoms adorned with a golden band around the edges in mid-spring. An intense coloring that will put a smile on your face! With good disease resistance, this stunning member of the Triumph Tulips also enjoys a sturdy stem that will withstand wind and rain!

  • Growing up to 20-22 inches tall (50-55 cm), this tulip creates dazzling harmonies with other flowering bulbs.
  • Performs best in full sun in rich, fertile, medium moisture, well-drained soils. Prefers areas with cool winters and warm, dry summers.
  • Easy to grow, this tulip is a welcomed addition to beds, borders, containers, or for forcing. For best visual impact, plant in groups (at least 10 to 15 bulbs) or mixed with any other flowering bulbs. Excellent as cut flowers!
  • To be planted in fall.
  • All parts may cause severe discomfort following ingestion and may cause an allergic skin reaction. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling.
  • Toxic to dogs, toxic to cats, toxic to horses.

A symbol of spring, tulips are the most popular spring bulbs and most gardeners reserve them a spot in the garden or containers. Grown for their attractive, vibrantly colored flowers, there are currently over 3,000 registered varieties, which are divided into fifteen groups, mostly based on the flower type, size, and blooming period of the tulip.

Triumph Tulips are by far the largest group of tulips, including many cultivars. Growing only 10-16 inches tall (25-45 cm) on sturdy stems, they withstand April’s showers and offer a vibrant display of colors in the garden in mid to late spring. Flowers are single and cup-shaped and bloom in an endless assortment of colors. Triumph tulips are among the best tulips for forcing.

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Requirements

Hardiness 3 - 8
Heat Zones 1 - 8
Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Bulbs
Plant Family Liliaceae
Genus Tulipa
Common names Tulip
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid)
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 4" (10cm)
Spacing 4" (10cm)
Depth 7" (18cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Garden Uses Banks And Slopes, Beds And Borders, Edging, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage
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Tulipa ‘Del Piero’ (Triumph Tulip)
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Tulipa ‘Royal Virgin’ (Triumph Tulip)
Tulipa ‘Silver Parrot’ (Parrot Tulip)
Tulipa ‘Negrita Double’ (Double Late Tulip)

Recommended Companion Plants

Brunnera macrophylla ‘Jack Frost’ (Siberian Bugloss)
Muscari armeniacum (Grape Hyacinth)

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.
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Requirements

Hardiness 3 - 8
Heat Zones 1 - 8
Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Bulbs
Plant Family Liliaceae
Genus Tulipa
Common names Tulip
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid)
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 4" (10cm)
Spacing 4" (10cm)
Depth 7" (18cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Garden Uses Banks And Slopes, Beds And Borders, Edging, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage
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Do I Need?
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