Tulip eichleri

Family: Liliaceae
Botanical name: Tulipa eichleri

Flowering period: early

Average plant height: 25 – 30 cm

Spacing between bulbs: 7.5 cm

Type of bulb: bulb

This tulip, from Transcaucasia and Northwest Iran, has remarkably large, shiny orange-red flowers with a hint of yellow. Its centre is black with a yellow ring, and its sturdy leaves are grey-green.