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Red Matador Jumbo Perennial Tulip
- Light: Sun to Part Shade
- Size: 14+ cm bulb
- Zone: 3 to 8
- Bloom Time: Mid Spring
- Height: 18-24", 24-36"
- Soil Requirement: Well drained
- SKU: 82100
- Availability: In Stock
For each offer ordered, get 10Get a jump on spring for years to come with Red Matador Jumbo Perennial Tulips. These vibrant red beauties return year after year, growing more robust with each season. Their bright, signal-red petals form a classic, extra-large tulip flower. Big, bold green leaves and a 24- to 26-inch height make these Red Matador tulips a vivid backdrop that set off lower-growing plants hyacinths and daffodils.
Plan ahead for bountiful spring colour by planting your Red Matador tulip bulbs in the early fall, about 6 – 8 weeks before the first frost. Tulips prefer full sun to partial shade and sandy, well-drained soil. Plant the bulbs 4 to 6 inches apart, pointy end up, in an 8-inch deep hole. Hardy in planting zones 3 – 8, these gorgeous tulips not only return annually, they also have a long bloom time, lasting from early to mid-spring.
Try pairing your perennial tulips with an assortment of other mid-spring blooming perennials like English bluebells and English wood hyacinth. A bold declaration of spring, Red Matador jumbo perennial tulips create welcoming walkways, brighten borders and beds and look beautiful in a vase on the table. Usher in the spring season in style with this dynamic jumbo perennial tulip.
- Botanical Name Tulipa darwinhybrid 'Red Matador'
- Form Perennial
- Hardiness Zone 3-8
- Flowering Time Mid Spring
- Light Requirements Sun to Part Shade
- Flower Color Signal red blooms
- Flower Form Upright, double, bell or funnel shaped.
- Foliage Type Gray-green, linear or broadly ovate
- Growth Rate Medium
- Zones 3 to 8
- Height/Habit 18-24", 24-36"
- Spread 3 - 6 inches
- Planting Instructions 6" deep and 3-6" apart
- Soil Requirements Well drained
- Will Tolerate Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
- Pruning 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
Breck's Shipping Schedule
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule.
|2018 Fall Shipping Schedule|
|1AB-7A||8/13/18 - 10/26/18|
|7B-13B||8/22/18 - 10/26/18|
|Last Order Date||10/15/18|
|ZONES||Bulbs from Holland|
|1AB-5AB||8/15/18 - 12/16/18|
|6AB-7AB||8/22/18 - 12/16/18|
|8AB-13AB||8/29/18 - 12/16/18|
|Last Order Date||12/12/2018|
|1AB-13B||9/6/18 - 12/16/18|
|Last Order Date||12/12/2018|
|2019 Spring Shipping Schedule|
|ZONES||Bareroot Perennials & Bulbs|
|1AB - 5A||3/19/19- 6/16/19|
|5B||2/26/19 - 6/16/19|
|6A & 10AB||2/19/19 - 6/16/19|
|Last Order Date||6/18/2019|
|1AB - 5A||4/16/19- 6/1/19|
|5A||4/12/19 - 6/1/19|
|5B||3/19/19 - 6/1/19|
|6A & 6B||3/5/19 - 6/1/19|
|7A & 7B||2/26/19 - 6/1/19|
|8A & 8B||2/19/19 - 6/1/19|
|9A - 10B||1/22/19 - 6/1/19|
|Last Order Date||5/28/2019|
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or your area may affect the anticipated shipping schedule above.
Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible in the planting season to allow for the best root development once planted.
To promote optimum stress protection in transit and your success in the garden, bareroot perennials are kept in the ground in our nurseries until fully dormant. In the Fall these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window above.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to delivery your orders via the USPS or FedEx. Large orders may be shippied in more than one package.
Bulb and perennial shipments direct from Holland are harvested in July and August dependent on the season and crop. Once fully inspected and packaged they are shippied direct to you in the most efficient manner to follow the dates above.
Upon placing your order you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate.
You will also receive an email notification when your order actually ships with an updated arrival estimate.
At any time after you place your order you can check your order status on our website using your email or the account number found in your order confirmation email.
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If they are in stock, Garden Essentials ship within 4-7 days.
Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.
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Our shipping and handling charges are as follows:
|Up to $40.00 order-||$9.95|
|$40.01 to $60.00-||$12.95|
|$60.01 to $80.00-||$14.95|
|$80.01 to $100.00-||$16.95|
|$100.01 to over-||$18.95|