Majestic Beauty® Tulip Tree
Liriodendron tulipifera 'Aureo-marginatum'
Water regularly, when top 3" of soil is dry. Once well established, needs only occasional deep watering.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||lir-i-o-DEN-dron too-li-PIF-er-a|
|Lore||Liriodendron is named from the Greek for lily-tree referring to its unique tulip-shaped flowers.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast grower to 40 to 60 ft. tall and 15 to 25 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late spring|
|Design Ideas||A perfect stand-out front yard tree, or use in the back for shade and beauty. Light value foliage is a natural background for high contrast trees and shrubs with bronze or dark evergreen foliage. Ideal native cultivar for street tree planting, parks and institutional sites.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Fire Wise, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Fall Color, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Pet Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, when top 3" of soil is dry. Once well established, needs only occasional deep watering.|
|Companion Plants||To create really outstanding plant combinations use high colored Royal Purple Smoke Tree, (Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'), Sizzling Pink Fringe Flower, (Loropetalum chinense 'Sizzling Pink') and Black Lace Elderberry, (Sambucus nigra 'Eva') and Sky Pencil Japanese Holly, (Ilex crenata 'Sky Pencil').|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9