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PlantFiles: Greigii Tulip
Tulipa greigii 'Double Red Riding Hood'

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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

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Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

A double variation of the popular Red Riding Hood.

Neutral winging 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.

Regional...

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

East Longmeadow, Massachusetts



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