Tulipa clusiana

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Lady Tulip
Tulip Tulipa clusiana 'Lady Jane' Rock Ledge Flower 2000px.jpg
'Lady Jane'
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Liliales
Family: Liliaceae
Genus: Tulipa
Species: T. clusiana
Binomial name
Tulipa clusiana
Red.

The Lady Tulip (Tulipa clusiana) is a species of tulip native to Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan and the western Himalayas. It is widely cultivated as an ornamental and is reportedly naturalized in France, Spain, Portugal, Tunisia, Greece, and Turkey.[1]

The plant grows to a height of 6 to 12 in (15 to 30 cm). It flowers during the spring season.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Redouté, Pierre Joseph. 1803. Les Liliacees 1:t. 37.

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Candy Cane Tulip. White petals brushed with red on the outside. The inside is pure white. Flowers open wide and flat in the sun. Lady Jane is one of the most graceful of all tulips. Originally from Iran and Afghanistan.