Tulip Tree 'Tulip Poplar' 'Yellow Poplar' (Liriodendron Tulipifera) - Zone 4-9 Part-Full Sun 70'-120' Height 40'-80' Width Fast growing (up to 24" yr), long-lived shade tree. Spring-green leaves & covered with thousands of sweet smelling tulip-shaped flowers with sweet nectar. Attracts butterflies & birds. Fall-leaves turn bright yellow. Highly resistant to disease & insects, easy to grow, highly adaptable, well-drained, moist soils-can withstand some drought in humid regions only.