Tulip ‘Toronto’, Greigii tulip ‘Toronto’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Toronto’ _ ‘Toronto’ is an upright, bulbous perennial with broad, lance-shaped, maroon-mottled, grey-green leaves and in mid-late spring, single, bowl-shaped, rose-red flowers flushed with orange-red. There are 2 or 3 blooms to a stem.
Flowers are fragrant
Eating may cause severe discomfort and may cause a skin allergy.
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Flushed orange, Rose-Red in Spring
Grey-green, Mottled, Maroon in Spring
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Slugs , Eelworm (stem and bulb)
Bulb, corm and tuber rot , Tulip fire , Tulip viruses
Remove faded flower stems but do not cut back leaves until they have completely died down.
Tulipa ‘Toronto’ (Tulip ‘Toronto’) will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.2m after 1-2 years.
Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Edging, Flower Arranging
Grow in a sheltered spot in fertile, well-drained soil. Plant bulbs 10 to 15cm deep in late summer or autumn. Protect from strong winds and excessive wet.
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun