Low chill tulips?

tugbrethilMarch 1, 2010

Does anyone know if someone has done hybridizing with some of the more Mediterranean type tulip species, to develop varieties that will grow easily in the Sunbelt? I have been reading about species like Tulipa clusiana, T. goulimyi, T. saxatilis or its diploid cousins, or T. sylvestris. Possibly also T. systola or T. polychroma.

Any info appreciated!

Kevin : )

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xenobleps(z4 MN)

A little late in responding.... but, the link might be of interest on this topic.

Here is a link that might be useful: http://members.shaw.ca/hydahlia/FEDworkshop.html

    Bookmark   June 13, 2012 at 11:50PM
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