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Tulip 'Red Impression'
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Tulip 'Red Impression'

Tulip 'Red Impression'

10 bulbs — £5.90

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Orders placed before 1 September 2024
You can expect your order in August/September

Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2024
You can expect your order in September/October

Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2024
You can expect your order within 10 business days

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Description

The Tulip 'Red Impression' does indeed give the impression of being simply red, and a beautiful gem-like ruby red at that. But first impressions can be misleading. The closed pyramid-like bulb of this darwin hybrid has many tones, shades and colors in its spectacular flower. Varying shades of red, including hints of rose and plum, add color play to the outside of petals as they emerge from a purple base. Then, when the bloom opens to reveal its giant interior, the petals give a completely different impression, seeming a darker red against a black base, trimmed with bright yellow.

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Perfect for pots

  • Comes back every year

  • Fragrant

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • RHS Award (AGM)

  • Fully hardy

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Tulipa 'Red Impression'

  • Tulip group

    Darwin hybrid (4)

  • Flower colour

    Red

  • Bulb size

    12/+

  • Established height

    50-70cm

  • Established spread

    10-20cm

  • Plant spacing

    60 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Pots
    Large containers
    Borders
    Gravel gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens
    Cut flower gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Stony
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • RHS Award (AGM)

    Yes

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    Yes

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    No

  • Toxicity

    Skin/eyes irritant
    Harmful if eaten

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

    • Plant your Tulip 'Red Impression' bulbs from mid to late autumn

    • Plant in borders or containers in sun or partial shade

    • Plant your bulbs two to three times as deep as the bulb is high

    • Space the bulbs about twice the bulb diameter apart

    • Place the Tulip 'Red Impression' bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards

    Read all Tulip planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 September 2024
    You can expect your order in September 2024

    Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2024
    You can expect your order in October 2024

    Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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