rosette of narrow green leaves with up to five flowers on each stem, close enough together as to appear in a bunch, opening out flat in the sun with a honey scent. The Tulip tarda flower has a large central yellow eye and the tips of the petals are white.
Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
Rate of growth: average
Flowering period: March – April
Position: full sun
Hardiness: fully hardy
Bulb size: 11/12