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A picture of a Water Lily Tulip

Water Lily Tulip

Tulipa kaufmanniana

Also known as

Water lily tulip, Tulip

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20cm

Max

20cm

15cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Water Lily Tulip Overview

The flowers have bright carmine outer tepals which open right out, exposing their creamy white insides and bases of deep, golden-yellow.

Common problems with Water Lily Tulip

How to propagate Water Lily Tulip

Seed

Propagate from offsets or seed in autumn.

Other uses of Water Lily Tulip

Walls, rock garden, border