General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Takes about 6 years from seed to flower.
Propagation: Other methods: Bulbs
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

Common names
  • Tulip
  • Bokhara Tulip
  • Flax-Leaved Tulip
  • Species Tulip
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Tulipa linifolia
  • Synonym: Tulipa maximowiczii
  • Synonym: Tulipa batalinii

Photo Gallery
Location: my garden, Utah
Date: 2022-05-05
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2014-04-05
Location: southeast Nebraska 
Date: 2022-04-28
Unusually tiny bloom of Tulipa linifolia. Multiplies well for me.
Location: Winchester, KY
Date: April 27 2009
Location: Winchester, KY
Date: April 27 2009
Location: My garden near Lincoln UK
Date: 2012-05-12
Taken from an upstairs window!
Uploaded by gemini_sage
Location: Wallsend, Tyne and Wear, England
Date: 2009-05-16
Location: My garden near Lincoln UK
Date: 2012-05-02
A simply attractive species
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2016-04-15
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2009-04-23
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2009-04-21
Location: My garden near Lincoln UK
Date: 2012-05-08
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