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Fosteriana Tulip Rigas Baricades

Fosteriana Tulip Rigas Baricades

Showy, early-blooming tulip has an incredible flower shape. The bright orange-red, spiny petals are long and twisted with reflexed tips, and the gray-green foliage is mottled with purple hues. Named after the barricades in Riga when the Latvian people fought against Russian occupation, the Rigas Baricades Tulip blooms in early to mid spring and is a good variety for perennializing. This variety grows just 8-10" tall, making it a good choice for rock gardens and patio containers. It's also perennializes well. This tulip performs best when the tulip bulbs are planted in well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Fosteriana tulip. Bulb size: 12+ cm.
  • Hardiness Zones 3-8
  • Mature Height 8 - 10 inches
  • Bloom Time Early - Mid Spring
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade

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Botanical Name: Tulipa fosteriana 'Rigas Baricades'


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Product Details

  • Restricted States US:

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  • Botanical Name :

    Tulipa fosteriana 'Rigas Baricades'
  • Ship As :

    Bulb
  • Size :

    12 CM+
  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Container Gardening, Cut Flowers, Perennializing, Rock Garden, Showy Flowers
  • Flower Color :

    red, orange
  • Flower Form :

    The 3.5" petals are long, spiny twisted with reflexed tips
  • Foliage Type :

    Gray-green, broadly ovate, red marked
  • Mature Spread :

    3 - 5 inches
  • Spacing:

    4 - 6 inches

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions :

    6" deep and 4-6" apart.
  • Soil Moisture :

    Well drained
  • Will Tolerate :

    Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Instructions :

    Only dead heading. It is important to let the foliage mature and die down naturally, do not cut back. Next year's bloom is being developed
  • Winter Care :

    Mulch +/- 2"
  • Planting Depth :

    6" deep
  • Watering Requirements :

    Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
  • Fertilization Requirements :

    Once per year

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K. Van Bourgondien & Sons, Inc. times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of North America.

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Spring 2018 Shipping Schedule
Zones First Ship Date Last Day to Order
3-5A March 19, 2018 June 11, 2018
5B February 26, 2018 June 11, 2018
6A-10 February 19, 2018 June 11, 2018
Tropicals April 30, 2018 June 11, 2018


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