Common names: Viridiflora Tulip, Tulip
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy, Fragrant
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Esperanto blooms in late spring and is the wildest of the Viridiflora tulips, full of color and unusual shapes. The large ruffled pointed petals start white and green and change to rose and green.
The foliage is light green edged with white and remains attractive in the garden bed even after the blossom is cut.