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Tulips Species Tulip tarda
Up to 6 flowers stand out of the prostrate foliage. When open the yellow petals with pure white tips give an effect of star like brightness. Seeds itself freely. Flowers in April-May.
Height: 7cm / 3"
RHS Award of Garden Merit: RHS Award of Garden Merit
Flowering Time: April-May
Primary Colour: Yellow
Recommended For Showing: Yes
This tulip is a native of Turkmenistan has flowers which are yellow on the inside near to the similarly coloured golden yellow anthers turning to a pure white at the tips of their pointed petals. The petals, like the bright-green leaves lie flat and open in a star shape which makes them resemble a water lily.