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botanical name:
Tulipa orphanidea
Tulipa orphanidea © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Tulip
family:  Liliaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.35m
width: 0.15m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Spring bulb producing narrowly lance-shaped mid-green leaves, sometimes margined reddish-purple, and usually reddish-orange, or occasionally yellow flowers, green tinged on the outside and with black or dark green basal markings, up to 6cm across.

Sharply drained soil in full sun, dislikes excessively wet conditions.

From seed or by separation of bulb offsets.

Suitable for rock gardens or dry sunny banks..

other notes:
From the eastern Mediterranean area.
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