The most beautiful varieties of tulips: the first spring handsome (photo)

In early spring, when the ground was not covered with a carpet of herbs, tulips bloomed in bright colors on the flower beds. They, like arrows, rush up to the blue sky and sunlight. Unpretentious primroses are very loved by gardeners and landscape designers, since they do not require special care. Thanks to the variety of varieties, varieties and all kinds of hybrids of tulips, flower beds can please the eye from early spring to early summer. The flowering period can be shifted using special techniques of agricultural technology.

Early flowering group

The first group includes simple and terry tulips. Flowers are resistant to changes in weather conditions, tolerate wind and rain well. The buds open in early or mid-April. The stalk is low, from 20 to 40 cm, the shape of the flower is cup-shaped or cupped. The flowers are medium-sized, with smooth edges of the petals.

Christmas Marvel

The plant is not for nothing called the "Christmas Miracle." Perhaps this is due to the fact that in the greenhouse conditions a tulip is born just in time for the winter holiday.

Characteristic features of the variety:

  • class 1: simple early tulips;
  • blooms in the second decade of April and lasts incredibly long - almost a month;
  • strong stalk reaches a height of 30-40 cm;
  • a goblet-shaped flower of purple-raspberry color with a white border, the height of the petals is 6–7 cm.

"Diana" (Diana)

An exquisite white tulip rises upward, like the arrow of the beautiful Roman goddess Diana, the huntress.

Characteristic features of the variety:

  • class 1: simple early tulips;
  • blooms in the second decade of April, lasts up to 2 weeks;
  • stalk 15–25 cm high;
  • the flower is goblet white or pale cream, the petals are pointed, 8 cm high.

Mid flowering group

The second group includes Triumph tulips and Darwin hybrids. This group is the most common. Flowers are often used in landscaping to decorate flower beds in parks and squares. Flowering begins in the last decade of April and lasts until the May holidays. The stem reaches a height of 40 to 80 cm, the shape of the flower is most often goblet. The flowers are large, up to 10 cm.

“Cooler Cardinal” (Couler Cardinal)

“Cardinal's necklace” - this is how the name of this flower is translated into Russian.

Characteristic features of the variety:

  • class 3: triumph tulips;
  • blooms in late April - early May;
  • the stem reaches 35 cm in height;
  • the flower is dark red with a touch of plum, the shape is cupped, the height of the petals is 8 cm.

Ash Prince (Purple Prince)

Characteristic features of the variety:

  • class 3: triumph;
  • blooms in the second decade of April and lasts about two weeks;
  • the stem is strong, up to 40 cm in height;
  • a goblet-shaped flower of a purple hue, the size of the bud is 7–10 cm.

Late flowering group

The largest third group, consisting of seven classes. The flowering period falls on the third decade of May.

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Queen of Night

The name of this extraordinary tulip translates as "Queen of the Night." Indeed, the flower is beautiful!

Characteristic features of the variety:

  • class 5: simple late tulips;
  • the stalk is long, 60–70 cm in height;
  • the shape of the flower is goblet;
  • the color of the petals is deep purple with overflows in black;
  • the flower adapts to different climatic conditions, which is rare for tulips.

“Blushing Lady”

A plant with the beautiful name "Embarrassed Lady."

Characteristic features of the variety:

  • class 5: simple late tulips;
  • blooms in late May;
  • the stem reaches 60–75 cm;
  • a goblet-shaped flower, peach-pink with a golden border, fragrant, petals 8–9 cm high, lasts up to 2-3 weeks.

Candy Club

This amazing variety of multi-flowered chameleon tulip changes color as the bud grows and develops. Often from one bulb you can get a bouquet consisting of 4-6 flowers.

Characteristic features of the variety:

  • It blooms in April and May.
  • The stem up to 65 cm in height has a branched structure.
  • Flowers are goblet.
  • The color of the buds is complex, similar to a marble pattern. An unopened bud has a creamy white color, then pink stripes and dots appear on the petals. Later, the edges of the flower are painted in the same shade, and in the end the entire bud becomes bright pink.

Apricot Parrot

Characteristic features of the variety:

  • class 10: parrot tulips;
  • blooms in the third decade of May;
  • the plant reaches a height of 55-60 cm;
  • apricot flower with multi-colored strokes, the height of the petals is 10–11 cm.

Species and hybrid group

The fourth group includes various hybrids and wild species of tulips, which begin to bloom at the very beginning of April. These are some of the earliest flowering plants. The stem is low, from 15 to 35 cm, the flowers can be of various shapes (stellate, goblet, cupped). The shades and sizes of the buds depend on the variety.

Giuseppe Verdi

The flower is named after the great Italian composer.

Characteristic features of the variety:

  • Class 12: Kaufman Tulips;
  • blooms in late March - early April, lasts up to 2 weeks;
  • a low dense stem reaches 15–25 cm;
  • the flower is red-yellow, goblet-shaped, the height of the petals is 7–8 cm.

There are an incredible number of tulips, and therefore it is impossible to review all varieties of these exquisite and noble flowers. In any case, the plants deserve your attention.

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