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Tulips Lily Flowered Tulip Marilyn
Beautiful large flower of creamy white with a broad blaze of strawbery red, tapering at the tips of the petals; base of petals feathered and stippled with the same delightful colour. sport of Mariette, first raised 1976
Height: 55cm / 22"
Flowering Time: April-May
Primary Colour: White
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A creamy white tulip with a red flame which tapers at the petals tips, Marilyn is a Lily Flowered Tulip. Introduced in 1915 Lily Flowered Tulips can trace their origins back to the 18th Century and the Species Tulip acuminata. With long and elegant reflexed pointed petals The Lily Flowered Tulips are best grown in groups within the border with their strong wiry stems. They flower from Late April into May and are on average 50cm tall, with Marilyn in particular growing to 55cm.