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Tulip Red Hunter
Tulip Red Hunter
Tulip Red Hunter
Tulip Red Hunter
Tulip Red Hunter
Tulip Red Hunter
Tulip Red Hunter
Tulip Red Hunter
Tulip Red Hunter
Tulip Red Hunter

Tulip Red Hunter
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SIZE 6/8

Good for cutting

Perfect for pots

Naturalising:
bulbs multiply each year

RHS Award of Garden Merit

Hand packed in paper bags

Hardy throughout the UK

£5.90

When it’s in flower, Tulip 'Red Hunter' will almost certainly be the first plant to catch your eye as you enter the garden. In mid-spring, bright, scarlet-red blooms, each with a black central blotch, are held on short stems. The bases of the plants are surrounded by attractive, upright, narrow, grey-green foliage. This tulip may be short — at just 15-20cm — but what it lacks in height, it more than makes up for in vibrancy!

It is excellent for providing colour on a rockery or at the front of a bed or border. It is best planted in groups for bold flashes of colour. It is also good seen close-up, so is recommended for using in a patio container or pot. Although Tulip 'Red Hunter' will prefer a position in full sun, it is fully tolerant of some shade during the day.

Tulipa linifolia (Batalinii Group) 'Red Hunter' is in the Tulip Group 15 (Miscellaneous). It is considered such a good plant, the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) have awarded it a coveted Award of Garden Merit.

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Colour:

Bright scarlet-red

Height:

15-20 cm / 6-8"

Planting season:

Autumn

Flowering time:

Mid to late spring

Family:

Botanical tulips

Botanical name:

Tulipa linifolia (Batalinii Group) 'Red Hunter'

Light requirements:

Partial shade / Full sun

Soil moisture:

Average

Naturalising:

Yes

Perennial:

Yes

Critter resistant:

No

  • Plant your tulip bulbs from mid to late autumn
  • Plant in borders or containers in sun or partial shade
  • Plant the bulbs two to three times as deep as the bulb is high
  • Space the bulbs about twice the bulb diameter apart
  • Place the bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards

    Read more in our planting guide
  • Orders placed before 31 August 2021
    You can expect your order September / early October 2021
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    You can expect your order early October 2021
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At a young age, Hein Huijg bought 10 kilos of tulip bulbs for 850 Dutch guilders from his savings. After one year, he was able to triple the yield and he kept 20 kilos of his harvest. Hein invested his profit in other tulip bulbs. This was the start of the bulb company 'Huijg Breezand' in Breezand, The Netherlands. Around the end of the eighties, John and Raymond Huijg (see photo) became partners. The company has grown to over 45 hectares of flower bulbs nowadays!

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The best flower bulbs are grown in the Netherlands, where facilities and weather conditions are perfect to ensure premium quality and strong flower bulbs. We cooperate with the best bulb growers to supply world class flower bulbs.

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