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Shawn Pollard
Wed, 19 Mar 2003 20:15:18 PST
--- Boyce Tankersley <>
> Hi Shawn:
> Tulipa 'Kingsblood' flowered better for me than any
> other cultivar when I was in Galveston. Bright red,
> it seemed in less need of in-ground cooling to
> flower on decent length stems. 
> At my parents place in Las Cruces, NM, (zone 7),
> Tulipa chrysantha has come back for over 10 years.
> The larger hybrids have not been as successful. The
> soils are heavy adobe clay and infested with a
> pathogen called pink root from the days when onions
> were commercially grown on that location.


Thanks for the info!  Tulipa chrysantha grew well for
me in Alpine, TX in clay loams.

Shawn Pollard

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