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
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

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Common names
  • Greigii Tulip
  • Dwarf Tulip
  • Tulip
Also sold as:
  • Rotkappchen

Photo Gallery
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2018-04-13
Beautiful markings on leaves
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2018-04-16
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5b
Date: 2012-04-13
Location: Zone 6b. 
Date: 2023-04-13
Location: Romania
Uploaded by ketsui73
Location: My Garden, Utah
Date: 2014-04-14
Uploaded by ketsui73
Location: southeast Nebraska
Date: 2015-04-17
Iris in back is standard dwarf bearded 'More Drama'
Location: My Garden, Utah
Date: 2014-04-14

Date: 2014-04-09
Uploaded by ketsui73
Uploaded by ketsui73
Location: MY GARDEN
Date: 2022-04-15
FIRST BLOOMS

Date: 2014-04-09
Location: My Garden, Utah
Date: 2015-03-19
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2012-03-06
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2012-03-24
Location: Romania
Uploaded by ketsui73

Photo courtesy of Longfield gardens
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Date: 2017-04-16
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5b
Date: 2012-04-13
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5b
Date: 2012-04-13
Location: West Valley City, UT
Location: My Garden, Utah
Date: 2014-04-25
Location: Lincolnshire, England, UK
Date: May 12, 2008
Group of Red Riding Hoods

Courtesy of RoozenGaarde/Tulips.com
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2012-03-24
Uploaded by Paul2032

Date: 2014-04-09

Date: 2015-03-09
Location: Romania
Date: 2020.04.26
Location: Long Island, NY 
Date: 2013-09-06
Location: Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Date: 2017-04-16
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5b
Date: 2012-04-13
Location: West Valley City, UT
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Comments:
  • Posted by okus (Lincolnshire, UK) on Sep 23, 2011 4:03 PM concerning plant:
    Because they are so much shorter than ordinary tulips these are great for giving a spring show in windy areas.
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