Exterior light purple. Inner petals lighter purple. Outer base pale yellow, inside pastel mauve. Large lemon yellow base.
Originating from the Mediterranean, Asia Minor, Persia, Turkey, the Far East, the Caucasus and the Himalayas, specie tulips are now becoming very popular and many of them are excellent for the rockery or wild garden.
Plant in a well drained position in full sun, but protect from extreme winter winds.