Tulipa


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Noun1.Tulipa - Eurasian perennial bulbous herbsTulipa - Eurasian perennial bulbous herbs  
liliid monocot genus - genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, lily family - includes species sometimes divided among the following families: Alliaceae; Aloeaceae; Alstroemeriaceae; Aphyllanthaceae; Asparagaceae; Asphodelaceae; Colchicaceae; Convallariaceae; Hemerocallidaceae; Hostaceae; Hyacinthaceae; Melanthiaceae; Ruscaceae; Smilacaceae; Tecophilaeacea; Xanthorrhoeaceae
tulip - any of numerous perennial bulbous herbs having linear or broadly lanceolate leaves and usually a single showy flower
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And people will talk of my Tulipa nigra Barlaensis when perhaps my godfather, this sublime politician, is only known from the tulip to which I have given his name.
In the autumn, you can plant creamy white narcissi to produce an ethereal effect in spring, along with snowdrops, white hyacinths and lily-flowered white tulips, Tulipa White Triumphator, while the autumn crocus, Colchicum speciosum Album is indispensable for the autumn garden.
My personal favourite is Tulipa 'Queen of Night', whose deep purple, almost black flowers contrast effectively with acid green foliage and the wine gum colours of wallflowers.
Say it with flowers, tulips are the perfect bloom, Tulipa Debutante bouquet, from pounds 25, by Interflora, order-line 0870 366 6555
He paid around pounds 44,000 for the four-year-old filly Tulipa, who had won Poland's biggest race - the Wielka Warzawska - the day before the sale.
In gardens exposed to high winds, plant dwarf varieties of tulip such as Tulipa tarda, with yellow, star- shaped flowers, or the red Tulipa praestans.
In the autumn, you can plant creamy white narcissi to produce an ethereal effect in spring, along with snowdrops, white hyacinths and lily-flowered white tulips, Tulipa `White Triumphator', while the autumn crocus, `Colchicum speciosum `Album' is indispensable for the autumn garden.
Black Tulip, dam of high- class pair Devil River Peek and Tulipa, carries to the former's sire Silver Hawk.
He and Russian Revival look my best chances, but I've also got Tulipa for Godolphin as well as Glorosia for Luca Cumani and Galapino for Gay Kelleway," revealed the superstar jockey.
We have selected one of our favourites for you, tulipa clusiana var chrysantha, commonly known as the golden lady tulip.
Species tulips, like the little yellow Tulipa tarda, are best left in the ground to naturalise but also benefit from a liquid feed.
The trio, Haltarra, Tulipa and Zahir all have Frankie Dettori on top, limbering up for the classic bids of Moonlight Paradise tomorrow and Shamikh on Saturday.