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Tulipa Emperor ‘Red Emperor’ (Madame Lefeber)

Tulip

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Red Emperor is a bright red tulip variety with giant flowers on medium length stems. This variety is also known as Madame Lefeber, and is one of the most famous fosteriana tulips. 

Emperor Tulip bulbs feature large and Long-lasting flowers, in striking colors, on medium height sturdy stems (16-18 inches Tall)

Emperor Tulips are one of the best landscaping Tulip varieties. They are excellent for rock gardens, containers, beds and borders and flower very early in the season.

Emperor Tulip bulbs combine well with early bulbs, like Crocus, Chionodoxa and Daffodils.

Emperor Tulips are also known as Fosteriana Tulips.

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Growing Tips

Early-season flowering (March - April) Bloom duration: 3 weeks Planting Depth: 6" (15cm) Spacing: 4-6" (10-15cm)

Additional information

Also known as

Madame Lefeber

Common name

Tulip

Hardiness Zone

3-8

Height

14 Inches

Spread

3 Inches

Planting Depth

6-8 Inches

Bloom Time

Early Spring

Shipping Season

Fall

Color

Red

Characteristics

Average, Border or Bed, Mass Planting, Partial Shade, Sun

Companion Plant Name

Hyacinthus Orientalis 'White Pearl', Muscari Latifolium, Narcissi Large Cupped 'Cool Flame', Narcissi Trumpet 'Goblet', Tulipa Emperor 'Golden Emperor', Tulipa Emperor 'White Emperor'

Packaging

10 Retail Packages of 10 Bulbs, Size12/+, Bin Display Box of 100 Bulbs, Size 12/+, Bulk Tray of 500 Bulbs, Size 12/+

Description

  • Emperor tulips are also known as Fosteriana Tulips
  • They are early blooming and excellent for rock gardens, containers, beds and borders.
  • Emperor Tulip bulbs feature long-lasting flowers that will stand up even in severe weather conditions
  • We supply top sized tulip bulbs (12+)
  • Tulip bulbs perform best in full sun but will tolerate some shade
  • Tulip bulbs do not like wetness (wet feet) and require well-drained soil
  • Fertilize tulip bulbs when the foliage pushes through the soil in spring. We recommend a general low-nitrogen fertilizer.
  • Plant tulip bulbs, placing the pointed end up
  • Tulip bulbs should be planted at a depth of double the height of the bulb
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