Tulipa cv. ‘Esperanto’

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Tulipa cv. ‘Esperanto’

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.

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The foliage is light green edged with white and remains attractive in the garden bed even after the blossom is cut.

Photos: Flower DomeGardens by the BaySingapore [20140422, 20140425]

Source: allthingsplants.com

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