Next plant drop 07/07/22

Tulipa linifolia 'Red Hunter' Image 1

Tulipa linifolia 'Red Hunter'

Regular price£3.00

Useful Information

Plant Bio

Tulipa linifolia is part of the Liliaceae family and its native range is NE. Iran to Central Asia.'Red Hunter' is a dwarf perennial bulb growing up to 20cm tall,with narrow grey-green leaves. Scarlet-red flowers appear in mid-late spring. 

Genus name comes from the Dutch or German tulpe, French tulipe coming from the Turkish tülbent meaning ‘turban’ and from the Persian word dulband meaning ‘turban’; from the resemblance of the flower to a turban. The specific epithet comes from the Latin linifolia meaning ‘with leaves like flax’.

Pot: ø 9cm.

Height: Approximately 10cm from base of pot. 

Light: Full sun with some shelter; South–facing or East–facing.

Water: Allow the soil to dry a little between waterings to prevent the bulb from rotting.

Potting mix: Well-draining mix containing loam and sand.

Fertilising: Feed every other watering during the growing season. 

Temperature: Around 15˚C is when the bulbs begin to sprout and 18˚C is when they flower.

Pruning: Deadhead after flowering.

Tulipa linifolia are toxic, keep out of reach of pets and children.

Delivery & Returns


Please be aware that your plant may vary from the picture as this is a living item. Variations of shape and colour are perfectly natural and to be expected.  We will send you a plant as close to the picture and description as possible. The picture shown is an example of what's in stock unless stated otherwise.

Our plants are sent with a detailed care guide to help you look after them. You must provide the adequate conditions to keep them alive.

​Shipping & Delivery

We can only ship within the UK. Orders from abroad cannot be fulfilled and will be cancelled & refunded.

We pack and ship all orders on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays to prevent plants waiting in transit over the weekend.

We do send all our plants via next day delivery, however couriers can sometimes take longer. 


We guarantee our plants 14 day from receipt.  We guarantee to send happy and healthy plants, however, it is your responsibility to care for them and we cannot be held responsible for neglect or mis care. Please send us a picture within 24 hours of receiving your plant and we'll help you out with your issue.

If returning your order, please keep all original packaging and use this to send the plant back to us. This will ensure the plant is kept as safe as possible on its return.

To allow the plant to acclimatise in its new home, there should be no repotting of the plant for a minimum of 14 days after receipt. If any plant has been repotted or a cutting has been taken then we are not able to accept returns.

We are happy to replace your plant if it is very badly damaged in transport. The loss of a leaf in transport on a healthy plant should not generally be cause for any concern. We cannot give a refund for snapped leaves.

Caring for your new leafy green friends

Dry Out

Dry Out

Please don’t put me on or close to a radiator, the heat will dry me out.



Take me out of any ceramic pots when watering to stop my roots rotting.



I need light to survive. Please give me light!

Cold Spots

Cold Spots

I don’t like draughts! Keep me away from any cold spots in the house.

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