As predecessors to today's bold hybrids, dainty species tulips are being grown and sold for their nostalgia and adaptability. Try them in a rock garden or along a border. Pictured is Tulipa clusiana 'Tubergen's Gem.' It hails from Afghanistan and Tibet.
As predecessors to today's bold hybrids, dainty species tulips are being grown and sold for their nostalgia and adaptability. Try them in a rock garden or along a border. Pictured is Tulipa clusiana 'Tubergen's Gem.' It hails from Afghanistan and Tibet. Colorblends TNS
As predecessors to today's bold hybrids, dainty species tulips are being grown and sold for their nostalgia and adaptability. Try them in a rock garden or along a border. Pictured is Tulipa clusiana 'Tubergen's Gem.' It hails from Afghanistan and Tibet. Colorblends TNS

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