Genus of 2 species of deciduous trees, native to China and Vietnam.
Latin name: Liriodendron tulipifera
They require full sun or partial shade and deep, moderately moist, neutral or slightly acid soils.
Plant alone or in rows.
Propagate typical species by seeds and cultivars by grafting.
Big conical tree with green leaves and yellow, tulip-like flowers, borne from late spring to early summer.