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botanical name:
Tulipa praestans 'Fusilier'
Tulipa praestans 'Fusilier' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Tulip
family:  Liliaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.25m
width: 0.15m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Stocky low-growing cultivar with bright red flowers.

cultivation:
Well drained, preferably neutral to alkaline soil in sun.
Plant bulbs in late summer and autumn at a depth of 10 to 15cm.

usage:
Good for containers, rock gardens and bedding. Can be naturalised.

other notes:
Division 15 - Miscellaneous
RHS AGM

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