View Larger

Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    Absalon is one of the rarest tulips grown at Mount Vernon. It features yellow flames on maroon petals and is one of the few remaining truly broken tulips.

    Latin Name

    Tulipa 'Absalon'


    Family

    Liliaceae


    Type of Plant

    Bulb

    Bloom Season

    May - May


    Seasons

    Spring

    Specifications

    Max Height: 1.5'
    Max Spread: 0.5'

    Uses

  • Flower Border

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun

    Tollerances

  • Black Walnut

  • Toxicity

    Do not ingest

    Colors


    Native Range

    Africa and Eurasia


    History

    Date of introduction: 1780


    Buy Tickets What to See Calendar Shop Restaurant Donate Membership
    Estate Hours

    Open today from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

    iconDirections & Parking
    buy tickets online & save