February 8, 2023
Tulipa 'China Pink'

Tulipa 'China Pink'

Tulipa ‘China Pink’ is an award-winning tulip and belongs to the Liliaceae family of plants. They also call it the Lily-flowered Tulip ‘China Pink’, Lily-flowering Tulip ‘China Pink’, or Tulip ‘China Pink’. It is a bulbous perennial.

Tulipa 'China Pink'
Tulipa ‘China Pink’ at Kew Gardens, London, UK

It flowers in late spring, usually in May. The flowers are pointed and pink. Tulipa ‘China Pink’ grows to about 20in or 50cm tall. Lily-flowered tulips are more slender with recurving petals. The leaves are grayish-green and broad.

Tulipa 'China Pink'
Tulipa ‘China Pink’

How to grow Tulipa ‘China Pink’:

Grow Tulipa ‘China Pink’ in the sun. Plant it in moist, fertile, rich, but well-drained soil. Plant it in groups for the best effect. The best time to plant is in autumn, any time between September and December. Plant the bulbs about 20cm or 8in deep.

When the flowers are done cut them off and apply fertilizer for a few weeks. Once the leaves die down then remove the bulbs and store them in cool storage. Propagate by offsets. Watch out for eelworm, slugs, and bulb rot.

Tulipa 'China Pink'
Tulipa ‘China Pink’
Tulipa 'China Pink'
Tulipa ‘China Pink’ at Kew Gardens, London, UK

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