Tulip ‘red riding hood’

striking bright red blooms above purple striped foliage.

Tulipa greigii ‘Red Riding Hood
  • bulbous perennial
  • dwarf compact
  • purple-marked, dark grey-green leaves
  • single bowl shaped blooms
  • scarlet flowers marked black at the base
  • March to April

H 0.2m
S 0.15m

part shade


Notes: Purchased late March 2022 in B&Q sale as used to grow the Kaufmannanian-Greigii varieties in London and always liked them for their foliage, flower shape and compactness

Info: Introduced in 1953. RHS award of Garden Merit in 1993