Couleur Cardinal is one of the earliest tulips to see flowering and as such will welcome in the spring. The flowers are a magnificent deep crimson scarlet, with the outside petals plum coloured. Single early tulips as a group offer some fantastic flower shapes and colours all being great in tubs, pots or for formal bedding displays. Tulips are amongst the most popular of all bulbs and Couleur Cardinal with its strong colouring is no exception. Soils should be cultivated to a depth of 25cms if possible amd tulips planted 10 to 15cms deep (deepest in the light soils). In heavy soils add grit or well rotted humus to help with drainage.
Aspect: Semi shade or full sun
Soil Type: All free draining soils.