Tulip Tree (Yellow Poplar)

Liriodendron tulipifera

Location: Old Herbaceous Border OHB02

Large and vigorous broadleaf tree with distinctive deeply-waisted leaves having a V-shaped apex. Leaves turn butter-yellow in autumn. Erect-sitting, yellow-green, tulip-shaped flowers with an orange band. State tree of Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Natural range: E North America

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