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Red Tulip Gardens - Attract Attention Next Spring

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 29, 2007 11:02 am    Post subject: Red Tulip Gardens - Attract Attention Next Spring Reply with quote

Red Tulip Gardens - Attract Attention Next Spring
By Dave Pipitone

If you like to attract attention, plant a red tulip garden that stands out. Red is a very vibrant color that is found in many important displays. Consider the red in flares, fire trucks, red stripes or red backgrounds in flags of countries and states, red in traffic lights or the tail lights of vehicles. Since red is so popular, it is no wonder why many people want to have red tulip gardens. You can group red tulips together in a single colored red garden, and you can brighten up multi-colored tulip gardens.

One of the easiest types of red tulips to grow and that attracts your attention is the Red Dynasty tulip. This bright scarlet tulip stands up to 24 inches tall when fully grown. The tulip bulb produces an extra large single tulip flower blossom. This flower is smooth to the touch and very pleasant for most people to look at.

You can plant a Red Dynasty tulip in large floral blocks, with groups of red tulip bulbs, or with a variety of other colored tulips. If those who plant the Red Dynasty tulip choose to mix them with other colors, they are usually tulips of the same type. Single blossom tulips that the Red Dynasty tulip are often planted with include ones in the shade of white, bright yellow, dark purple, peach, medium pink, magenta, and others.

Many shades of single tulips bloom in the mid-spring just like the Red Dynasty tulip. That makes it possible to have a huge number of color combinations for you to choose from. Consider combinations like red and pink tulips or white and red tulips. Red, yellow and orange tulips planted together can appear to be like a sunset.

Red Emperor tulips, photo / pic / image.

There are a number of other red tulips you can plant in your tulip garden. Consider the Red Emperor tulip, which blooms in early-to-mid spring and grows to a height of 15 to 18 inches. Red Impression tulips make an impression - literally. These tulips grow up to 26 inches tall and have blossoms that are up to six inches. You and your neighbors will notice these and they make an excellent cutting for your table indoors.

If you like tall flowers, the King of Tulips blooms in late spring, reaching a height of up to 42 inches. It is almost like a tulip sunflower. Make sure to plant a bunch of these against your back fence.

You can also plant another variation of the red tulip called the Double Red Riding Hood tulip. This one looks very much like a rose from a distance. Likewise, since these flowers are most often planted in groups they can actually appear as if they are a rose bush. This flower blooms from mid to late spring.

Have you ever considered that you might create a special "Christmas" tulip garden. Red and green are the traditional colors of Christmas. A tulip garden of red tulips and the Evergreen tulip planted can provide that Holiday look in springtime.

Get creative when you design your red tulip garden. You can combine some of the above tulip varieties together and plant them along with different colored tulips.

Dave Pipitone is hopelessly in love with tulips and nourishes them in his Hope Patch. For more information on red tulip flowers, visit

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