Stunning Varieties of Tulips Flowers
With the passing valentine’s Week, spring has already come in the nature. Spring is very prominent in nature with its heart full of colorful flowers. Where winter takes away all the leaves of the trees, spring give back those trees all the colors. Varieties of flowers bloom in this season. The vibrant colors confuse us often when we go to market to choose flowers. We often get stuck between which one to choose over which one. Such a flower as the epitome of beauty is Tulip. A regular member of Lily family, this perennial flower grows in Eurasia and North Africa. It has 75 eye catching varieties all which grow both in garden and in wild. Here is the range of varieties of tulips that are of high demand.
This is the very first descendant of tulips. It has alternative names of ‘Wild Tulips’ or ‘Botanical Tulips’. Species tulips are native flowers of Mediterranean and Asia Minor. These small height tulips grow from 3 to 8 inches and are the most perennial among all other varieties. It is also a very long living species of tulip. These are the ‘Jewels of the Garden’ and look amazing in rock gardens.
This is a cross species of tulips between Single Early and Darwin Tulips. This kind of tulip can withstand colder temperatures and are midseason flowers. It has a sturdy stem holding the beautiful cup shape flower up. Among all its shades, the pastel pink and apricot are the most famous ones. Also, it is an excellent choice of cut flowers as it lives for longer period of time. As an addition, few of its varieties spread sweet fragrance as well.
What makes this tulip stand out as extraordinary is its shape and color. The feathery and ruffled petals reminiscences a vibrant colorful tropical parrot. The large cup-shaped petals reflect all bright colors. The colors include red-pink and orange-yellow. Mixture colors make it exotic; sometimes they look different from a standard tulip. Their long stems and large blooms make them the most delicate of all the tulips. It grows in a very fast manner and adds a unique touch to the floral arrangements. This is the perfect choice of tulip to send flowers to Chicago to your distant gf/bf. This flower not only make them miss you, it will also make them feel how much you love and care for them.
The eye-soothing fringe petals make this flower look so soft and frilly. They are available in bright colors of red and violet. Even pink and white fringed-tulips look attractive in a bouquet of symmetrical flowers. The striking visual complexity makes it a stand out in a vase full of slim and straight forward flowers. For their unique look, these exotic flowers have other popular name of ‘Crispa Tulips’.
From its name, it is very easy to understand that this species of tulips are earliest to blossom. This kind of tulip opens in cooler weather along with daffodils. As they can withstand cold, they are one of the most long lasting categories of tulips. Single Early tulips are unique six petal cup-shaped flowers. It grows 10 to18cm in average. An all white bridal bouquet would look serene and classic with this category of tulips. Single early look amazing when one pairs it with peonies and clematis.
Darwin Hybrid is the cross between Fosteriana and Darwin tulips. Darwin tulips are also famous as late blooming single tulip. This is the tallest kind of tulip that has a sturdy and long stem. The huge tulip flower has a diameter of 6 inches. It has a unique pyramid shape. The reddish pink and the red range of colors look fabulous on this variety. If you don’t cut the leaves, this variety of tulip grows year after years with similar eloquence and glamour. Darwin Hybrid is the best tulip among the cut flower category.
The natural habitat of this species of tulip is mountains of central Asia. At such an altitude it is very rare to find such wide petal bright color flowers. These tulips have a common name of ‘Emperor Tulips’ for their short stemmed but huge blooms. The blooms are almost 8 inches across. This variety of tulip blooms for year after years. Fosteriana is the wildest type of tulip exists in the family.
This is the most short-heighted tulip. But the flower of this bloom is huge than its height. The mid-season blooming flowers are light sensitive and blooms in wide sunlight. They come in real bold colors like red and yellow. Because of their low height, they are best for rock garden and container gardens. The maroon stripped leaves are one of the most unique characteristics of this kind. Due to its geographic location, this flower is also famous as ‘Turkestan Tulips’.
This hybrid tulip is first of its kind to bloom every year. It flowers between late March and early April. Like the Greigii tulips, these also full bloom in proper sunlight. As they full bloom (8 inch large), they more resemble to Lilies than the standard tulips. Thus they have a unique name of ‘Water-lily’. They are short in height and have pointed-leaves. It makes them perfect for rock and container planting. This Turkestan native variety grows in a unique color of bright orange.
Lily-flowered tulips are late bloomers hybrid kind of tulips. It has a unique star shape with pointed-tip petals. They resemble old species tulips from turkey and grow up to 6 inches. It has contrasting petal edges of yellow and red. Some of them carry fragrances as well. It is a long bloom that flowers 14-24 inch in average and 32 inches highest. For its elegance, this is the most desired of online tulip flowers delivery services.
This is one of the unique kinds of tulips that have another name of green tulip. The Latin origin of the flower name is viridis (green) and floss (flower). These are direct flowers with dramatic contrast of basic flower colors. These blooms are world famous for their long flowers. The 16-24 inch long stems carries the beautiful cup shape flower. This is a late spring bloom.
Above are the huge ranges of tulip varieties that will help you out with your choice. You can customize a bouquet on a special occasion to your close one with these. Or you may tulips for choose for home garden. This article encompasses all the popular varieties of tulips.
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