Primrose yellow inner petals with a deep pink to red reverse. This creates a beautiful bicolour effect that changes as the flowers open and close with the sun. The flowers sit lovely and upright on the strong stems, the leaves are narrow and fairly upright.
Clusiana tulips are commonly known as Lady Tulips.
Species Tulips have a more relaxed or whimsical feel than the common hybridized varieties. If planted in a well drained soil in a sunny spot. They don’t mind getting hot in summer, unlike most spring flowering bulbs as they are used to being ‘baked’ in their native homeland. The bulbs of Tulipa clusiana ‘Tinka’ is quite hardy and can be left in the ground for many years.
Species Tulips have a more relaxed or whimsical feel than the common hybridized varieties. Species Tulips are ideal for rock gardens, lawn plantings, pots or towards the front of a border.
If planted in a well drained soil, in a spot that doesn’t get too much summer wet, then the bulbs can be left in the ground for many years.
Cool to Mediterranean
Full Sun to Semi Shade