Tulips

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above English florists' tulips Wendy Akers

The Tulip Society has tradition of growing English Florists' Tulips and to distinguish them from other types we generally refer to tulips within 3 broad groups:

English Florists' Tulips

Dutch Tulips

Species Tulips

 

  • English Florists' Tulips

    The English Florists' Tulip is distinguished by flamed and feathered markings caused by Tulip Breaking Virus, highly valued during Tulipomania.            

  • Dutch Tulips

    The Dutch Tulip is available in many forms including; Single Early tulip, Triumph Tulip, Lily-flowered Tulip, Fringed Tulip, Double Tulip, Parrot Tulip.     

  • Species Tulips

    The Species Tulip or Wild Tulip, sometimes called the Botanical Tulip, is an amazingly diverse group found growing in the wild areas of Europe & Central Asia.