Originally described in 1813 but known by the Turks since the 17th century. Very fine petals of orange, scarlet and yellow. Flowering time for this historical tulips is April. 20″ (50cm). We offer a selection of Tulips that originate from the Mediterranean,Asia Minor,Persia,Turkey,The Caucasus,the Far East and the Himalayas.They have become very popular and many are excellent for the rockery and wild garden.Plant in a well drained position,in full sun.Protect from extreme winter winds.