Tulipa saxatilis

Family: Liliaceae

Flowering period: early

Average plant height: 30 – 40 cm

Spacing between bulbs: 7.5 cm

Type of bulb: bulb

These faintly-scented flowers are soft lilac-pink with a yellow centre. Having evolved in rocky soils on the island of Crete, these plants will not tolerate excess water. The flowers open wide during the sunny hours.