Wholesale Only

Tulip, ‘Kingsblood’

One of the largest and strongest of dutch tulips is the ‘Kingsblood’ tulip – the true king amongst the tulips or amongst flowers in general. It is a late season tulip that bears solitary, scarlet edged, cherry-red bowl-shaped flowers on sturdy upright stems which have several leaves. The beautiful, deep red color is said to have been developed when a king walked by and dropped his blood on the king’s garden. These large and vibrant red flowers are considered to be the best red late blooming tulip. Best in a sunny, well-drained site, they make excellent cut-flowers. A beautiful addition to your spring garden.

Darwin Single Late: These tulips can be found in almost any color known to tulips, including some extremely unusual bi-colored varieties. This group contains a wide variety of flower shapes. Darwin Single Late tulips make first-class cut flowers. The Darwin Single Late is an ideal all-purpose tulip, and is by far the best for general garden use and beauty. Darwin Single Late appear on long, graceful stems.

Tulips look best in mass plantings. They make good container plants and are delightful cut flowers.


# Description Qty per Unit Units Available Price/Unit
TU324 Tulip, 'Kingsblood' out of stock $0.00

Plant Details +

Bulb Type Bulb
Size 12+ cm
Height 22-24"
Spacing 5"
Hardiness Zones 3-8
Exposure Full Sun-Partial Shade
Foliage Green
Flower Cherry Red
Bloomtime May

General Information +

Planting/Care Instructions +

Easy to Grow: 1. Dig a hole 3-4 inches deep or two times the height of the bulb. 2. Set the bulbs firmly in place, with the pointed ends facing upward. 3. Cover the bulbs with soil and water thoroughly.

Planting Instructions: Grow in sun in informal groupings of 5 or more bulbs. Plant bulbs in fall 3-4 inches deep or two times the height of the bulb and 5" apart in well-drained soil with plenty of humus. Remove old flowers leaving as much stem and foliage as possible until they die down.

When to Plant Outdoors: Product should be planted immediately after received in the fall. In extremely warm climates, plant when the ground cools. You may plant earlier or later as long as the ground is not too warm or frozen.