130468 WILD TULIP Tulipa sylvestris (Liliaceae) Height to 40CM
Attractive bulbous perennial that grows in meadows and along grassy woodland rides. FLOWERS are 3-4cm across (when fully open) and fragrant, with yellow petals that are sometimes tinged green below; solitary and borne on slender stems (May-Jun). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are grey-green, narrow and up to 25cm long. STATUS-Introduced and now widely, but locally, naturalised, mainly in S England.