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Tulip Ali Baba (Greigii) in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Tulipa 'Ali Baba' syn. Tulipa greigii 'Ali Baba'

 

Tulip 'Ali Baba' (Greigii)

Tulips are spring-blooming perennials that grow from bulbs, between 10 cms. and 70 cms., depending on the variety. Tulips have a single flowering stem, with strap-shaped leaves at ground level. The flowers are usually goblet-shaped, or star-shaped, with 3 petals and 3 sepals, in a wide range of colours, except blue (tulips with "blue" in their name are more violet, than blue). 'Ali Baba' is a dwarf tulip which has leaves that are striped with purple. and red flowers.

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plant Features
  • Tulip Ali Baba (Greigii) likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Tulip Ali Baba (Greigii) likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Tulip Ali Baba (Greigii) is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Tulip Ali Baba (Greigii) likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Tulip 'Ali Baba' (Greigii)

Latin name

Tulipa 'Ali Baba' syn. Tulipa greigii 'Ali Baba'

type

Bulb

family

Liliaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Tulip Ali Baba (Greigii) likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Tulip Ali Baba (Greigii) is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Tulip Ali Baba (Greigii) likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Tulip Ali Baba (Greigii) likes very little water

    Very little water

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Tulip Ali Baba (Greigii) is 0.05meters x 0.25meters 0.05 M 0.25 M

Tulipa 'Ali Baba' syn. Tulipa greigii 'Ali Baba'

Tulips are spring-blooming perennials that grow from bulbs, between 10 cms. and 70 cms., depending on the variety. Tulips have a single flowering stem, with strap-shaped leaves at ground level. The flowers are usually goblet-shaped, or star-shaped, with 3 petals and 3 sepals, in a wide range of colours, except blue (tulips with "blue" in their name are more violet, than blue). 'Ali Baba' is a dwarf tulip which has leaves that are striped with purple. and red flowers.


Planting Outdoors Autumn

From Late Summer TO Mid Autumn

Tulip bulbs are typically planted around late Summer and Autumn, in well-drained soils, normally from 4 to 8 inches (10 to 20 cm) deep, depending on the type. Species tulips are normally planted deeper.

 

Flowering Season

From Late Winter TO Late Spring

Tulip flowers appear from late winter through to late spring depending upon the variety. Tulip flowers come in a wide variety of colors, except pure blue (several tulips with "blue" in the name have a faint violet hue).

 
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