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  • fringed tulip bulbs
  • Eventual height: 0.55m
  • Eventual spread: 0.1m

Tulipa 'Red Hat'

fringed tulip bulbs

RHS award of garden merit £4.99 £2.50
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Pot size 10 bulbs
10 bulbs
Quantity
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: May
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 12+

    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.
  • Harmful if eaten/may cause skin allergy
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