The tulip has begun to bloom once spring has arrived. Tulips are part of the lily family and are native to Eurasia, North Africa and North Africa. Tulipa can be grown in the wild or cultivated, and they are highly valued additions to gardens.
There are three types of tulips: early spring (typically from mid-March to lateApril), mid-spring, mid-spring and late spring. The stunning flower arrangements made by tulips in peak season are simple or exotic.
There are over 3,000 registered varieties of tulip with remarkable differences. So that you can select the right variety for your garden, we have listed 21 types. Paddington florist can deliver tulips online.
1. Apricot Beauty (Tulipa ‘Apricot Beauty’)
These beautiful, pink-orange tulips truly are a perfect example of their name. The most loved variety of tulip is the Apricot Beauty. They add a vibrant pop of color to any garden. These delicately scented blooms can be grown quickly and usually bloom in the late April to early May. These guys can grow up to 24 inches depending on the variety.
2. Bleu Aimable (Tulipa bleu aimable)
It might surprise you to learn that this heirloom variety dates back to 1910. This tulip is unique because of its beautiful blue color. It can be used in any arrangement. They can reach up to 22 inches in height and bloom in spring. These blue flowers love full sun, but will tolerate shaded areas in hot climates.
3. Darwin Hybrid (Tulipa Marit)
This hybrid is a cross between fosteriana & late-blooming singles tulips. It’s best known for its strong stems and large flowers. This variety will continue to bloom year after year if you don’t trim the leaves after blooming.
Because of their pyramid shape, long stems and stunning colors (mainly in the reddish to red range), Darwin hybrids tulips are often the best choice for cutting bouquets. These red blooms are quite tall if given the right conditions.
4. Double Ice Cream (Tulipa double late ‘Ice cream’)
These late spring flowers are just as delicious and tasty as they sound! These flowers are almost like vanilla ice cream, with their white petals. However, they are not edible. Double ice cream-tulips grow to between 10 and 16 inches in height. They require full sun with some shade for optimal growth.
5. Double Sun Lover (Tulipa ‘Sunlover’)
The double-flowering tulip is a double-flowering variety with lush petals that mirror the colors of the sunset. With its bright yellow and toasty orange hues, this late-season beauty looks great in pots or beds. Double sun-loving tulips typically grow 16-18 inches high and prefer afternoon sun. These orange flowers are a great addition to any garden.
6. Fosteriana (Tulipa fosteriana)
fosterianas a type of tulip that blooms early, are a variety of tulips found in Central Asia’s mountains. This tulip has blooms up to 8 inches in diameter, earning it the nickname “Emperor” tulip. This variety is short (the tops out at 10 inches), but has strong stems and large leaves.
7. Fringed (Tulipa Mascotte)
This variety, also known as crispa or frilly tulips is well-known for its soft fringe and frilly appearance. You can find them in white, pink, violet, yellow, and even white. Many varieties have a fringe color that contrasts with the color in the bloom. This gives these tulips an exotic touch.
Pair them with slimmer flowers such as gladioli to show off their stunning fringes, or leave them alone.