lady tulip


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lady tulip

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A central Asian tulip (Tulipa clusiana) having red outer perianth segments with white margins. Several red-and-yellow cultivated varieties have been developed.
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Noun1.lady tulip - Eurasian tulip with small flowers blotched at the baselady tulip - Eurasian tulip with small flowers blotched at the base
tulip - any of numerous perennial bulbous herbs having linear or broadly lanceolate leaves and usually a single showy flower
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They are two versions of the lady tulip, Tulipa clusiana, a dainty species with refined flowers and slender, glaucous foliage.
The most graceful is the diminutive lady tulip, Tulipa clusiana, either in its species form with pink and white flowers or its variety 'Cynthia', where its pink petals are outlined in pale lemon.