Tulip 'Akebono'

Buttery yellow, blousy blooms with coral-edged petals.

Blooms mid spring

'Akebono' means "daybreak" in Japanese and the name is fitting: These buttery yellow, blousy blooms produce coral-edged petals reminiscent of dawn's first light on the horizon. Outer petals are marked with an occasional raspberry blush and the flowers are sweetly scented. Reaches 22" tall.

Plant in full sun. Class: Giant Darwin Hybrid

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Tulips do best in full sun in northern areas, but will tolerate light shade in hotter areas. They require a well-drained soil, with an ideal pH of 6.0 to 6.5. Water in well after planting, beyond that normal rainfall should be sufficient.  Tulip bulbs should be kept cool until ready to plant; and planted in fall at least a month before the ground freezes. Follow the recommended planting depth per variety


Bloom Season Mid Spring
Planting Depth 6"
Bulb spacing 5" apart
Bulbs per Square Foot 3-4
Height at Maturity 22"
Sun Preference Full to Partial Sun
Hardiness Zone Range 3-7

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