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

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

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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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