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Types of Tulips and their different flowers.



There are many different flower and growth types in the Tulip range - each with differing flower shapes and general habits of growth. Tulips can be grown to flower from early spring - late winter even - though to the first few days of summer.

There are strict classifications of tulips - changed over the years. This types we outline or more 'descriptive' than enthusiastically correct. Tulip anoraks please forgive!

Whatever the type of Tulip that turns you on, one thing is sure. You will be pleased with the vibrant colours of the garden hybrids and intrigued by the subtlety of the lesser known species Tulips.

Tulip flower types can be classed as

This is just the start - or end - of the classification of tulip flower types, for within all of these shapes there are many variations. 

Growing Tulips





 

Recent additions.

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