Liriodendron tulipifera 'Purgatory'
  • Liriodendron tulipifera 'Purgatory'

Liriodendron tulipifera 'Purgatory'


(Variegated Tulip Tree) A rare selection, Liriodendron tulipifera 'Purgatory' grows to be a small tree with interesting mottled yellow and green variegated leaves.

Sorry, plant now sold out. Hopefully available next season (Spring/Autumn). For notification when available enter your email below or to pre-order with a deposit call us on (01530) 413700.

  £6.95 P&P for ANY number of plants to most of UK.

(Surcharges may apply for Highlands, Islands & other areas, please click for further details)

(Variegated Tulip Tree) A rare selection, Liriodendron tulipifera 'Purgatory' grows to be a small tree with interesting mottled yellow and green variegated leaves. The variegation is somewhat random and persistent green shots should be removed.

Supplied Size: 4L or 5L pot (80 - 100 cm tall) - limited availability this year

  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Moist, fertile soil. Liriodendron tulipifera 'Purgatory' does generally not grow well in dry soils which are prone to drying out in summer.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: June - July.
  • Flower Colour: Yellowish-green with orange markings
  • Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
  • Habit: Liriodendron tulipifera 'Purgatory' is eventually a small branching tree.
    • Height: up to 8 - 10 m (26 - 32 ft).
    • Spread: 5 - 6 m (16 - 20 ft).

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Eventual Size
Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Leaf Colour - Variegated

You might also like

Catalpa bignonioides 'Aurea'

Catalpa bignonioides 'Aurea'

Price £28.00
Liriodendron tulipifera

Liriodendron tulipifera

Price £20.00
Cladrastis kentukea - autumn colour

Cladrastis kentukea (lutea)

Price £17.50
Ilex aquifolium 'Calypso'

Ilex aquifolium 'Calypso'

Price £12.50