Tulipa linifolia

Family: Liliaceae

Flowering period: late

Average plant height: 10 – 15 cm

Spacing between bulbs: 7.5 cm

Type of bulb: bulb

This is a striking species from Bukhara and the Pamir Alai mountains, the primary gene centre for the tulip, and a region from which 40% of all botanical tulips originate. Its almost fluorescent red petals have pointed tips. The leaves are narrow.