Greigii Tulip (Tulipa greigii 'Red Riding Hood') in the Tulips Database

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Rotkäppchen
Rotkappchen

Data specific to Tulips (Edit)
Division: Div. 14: Greigii
Spring Bloom Season: Early-Mid
Special Classifications: Single-flowered
Awards: RHS - AGM - Award of Garden Merit

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 6 to 9 inches
Plant Spread: 6 to 9 inches
Leaves: Variegated
Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Red
Other: Scarlet red inside, carmine outside, with black basal blotch
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Takes about 6 years from seed to flower.
Propagation: Other methods: Bulbs
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Beautiful markings on leaves

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September 11, 2014

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Posted by okus (Lincolnshire, UK) on Sep 23, 2011 4:03 PM

Because they are so much shorter than ordinary tulips these are great for giving a spring show in windy areas.

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