Greigii Tulip
Tulipa greigii 'Double Red Riding Hood'

Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tulipa (TOO-li-pa) (Info)
Species: greigii (GREEG-ee-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Double Red Riding Hood
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Division:

Division 14 - Greigii

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Red

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Mottled

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

East Longmeadow, Massachusetts

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Jan 19, 2008, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

A double variation of the popular Red Riding Hood.

Neutral

On Nov 5, 2006, winging from Cincinnati, OH (Zone 6a) wrote:

Red to vivid scarlet blooms in mid spring. Pointed, six-petaled flowers. The leaves are mottled or striped. Naturalize well. Good for beds, borders, rock gardens, and cut flowers.