Plants, Weird and unusual, Common and underutilized,
Mail order, flat rate of €12.50 throughout Ireland,
Liriodendron tulipifera 'aureomarginata'
Variegated tulip tree
Medium to large, broadly columnar, deciduous tree with unique, almost square, four lobed leaves with a broad, golden-yellow margin, turning greenish-yellow by late summer. Tulip-like, green yellow flowers with an orange band can take a long time to flower . Fertile, well drained soil in sun. 20.0x10.0mtrs.