Tulip acuminata

Family: Liliaceae
Botanical name: Tulipa acuminata
Synonyms: T. cornuta, T. stenopetala

Flowering period: mid-season

Average height of plant: 16 – 20 inches

Spacing between bulbs: 2 inches

Type of bulb: true bulb

This species, from Turkey, has a very unusual flower shape. Its extremely narrow petals are red and yellow, often with a greenish blush on the outsides.