Tulip Tree

Tulip Tree
Missouri Botonical Garden

tulip tree flower
Jim Robbins for NCSU Ext.

Common Name:  Tulip Tree; Yellow Poplar

Scientific NameLiriodendron tulipifera

Mature Height and Width:  Hgt: 60-90 feet; Width: 30-50 feet

Cultural Requirements (Sun/Water/Soil Type):  Best grown in moist, organically rich, well-drained loams in full sun. Tolerates part shade.

Bloom Time:  May-June

Flower Color: Yellow with orange band at base 

Pollinator Type: Bees, hummingbirds, birds