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botanical name:
Tulipa acuminata
Tulipa acuminata © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Horned Tulip
family:  Liliaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.45m
width: 0.10m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: red & yellow
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Narrowly linear leaves sometimes with wavy edges, glaucous grey-green. Stems reach 40-45 cm. Smallish slender flowers, about 10cm long, with long pointed, twisted petals, pale red or yellow flushed with red.

Well drained, preferably neutral to alkaline soil in sun.
Plant bulbs in late summer and autumn at a depth of 10 to 15cm.

other notes:
Division 15 - Miscellaneous

Unknown in the wild, this species tulip has been grown in gardens since the 16th century.
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