Fringed tulip

Tulipa 'Red Hat'

Fringed tulip - Tulipa  'Red Hat'

Common Name: Fringed tulip
Genus: Tulipa
Cultivar: 'Red Hat'

Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Makes good cut flowers

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.55 m (55 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.10 m (10 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Purple, Red
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: May

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

Rich red flowers with a metallic plum flush and a lightly ruffled and fringed edge to each petal top tall stems in early summer. Mix it with deep purples and near blacks for a bold statement or tone it down with softer lilacs. The flowers are quite long lasting and are good for adding to cut arrangements.

  • Garden care: In September to December plant bulbs 15-20cm deep and 10-15cm apart in fertile well-drained soil. Alternatively allow 7-9 bulbs per 30cm sq. After flowering dead-head and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser each week for the first month. Once the foliage has died down naturally lift the bulbs and store in a cool greenhouse.


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