Tulips: Tulipa 'Esther'
Botanical name: Tulipa 'Esther'
Common name: single late tulip
description for "Tulips: Tulipa 'Esther'"
Tulipa 'Esther' bears extra large blooms of crystalline pink, lightened at the edges. Award of Merit winner. Flowers mid to late spring. Protect from excessive moisture. Plant in fertile, well-drained, neutral to slightly acidic soil. Allow foliage to yellow and wither for 6 weeks prior to removing it. --edited by dtd siegelgirl
The single late tulip class incorporates Darwin Tulips and Cottage Tulips. Commonly known as Mayflowering tulips, this is perhaps the most popular group of tulips, due to their consistent and reliable performance for both cutting and mass plantings. Blooms are large, shapely and available in an immense range of colors, borne on long, strong stems.