Beds and borders will be aflame with blooms of pure red in mid to late spring thanks to this multiflowering wonder. Each bulb produces 3-5 luxuriant tulips that feature slightly recurved petals that open broadly in full sun. Their shorter stems keep them upright during harsh spring weather and make them an ideal choice for front borders and along sunlit walkways. Fantastic in cut-flower arrangements, too. Their straight, sturdy stems grow to 14" tall. Zones 3-7. Tulipa greigii 'Toronto'
Thanks to the 'Tulipomania' phenomenon that held Holland in thrall in the 17th century, many varieties of tulip were cultivated for showcasing in gardens both grand and small. Tulips that bore unique broken color patterns were very highly prized during that period. Their popularity has only grown over the centuries, making these unique tulips greatly sought after, even in today's market. Plant these Dutch flower bulbs in groups for a dazzling presentation of bright color and unique beauty. Decorators love them, too! They make an eye-catching addition to bouquets and indoor arrangements.