Tulips are classified into 15 groups Calypso tulip is a species tulip, Greigii group. Each bulb of the greigii group has 2-7 wide, lance shaped, grey green leaves with reddish or dark purple stripes. Calypso has large coral/apricot colored blooms. This bulb will naturalize (spread).
Borders, Rock garden, Mass plantings
Plant this bulb in the fall in well-drained soil. Species tulips prefer dry conditions when dormant. Deadhead and apply a balanced fertilizer after flowering but allow the foliage to yellow before removing.