Tulips are classified into 15 groups Persian Pearl tulip is a species tulip, Miscellaneous group, humilis species. Each bulb of the Miscellaneous group has 2-5 linear, channeled, gray-green leaves to 6 inches long. The dark magenta colored flowers are star shaped wide with a bright yellow center. This bulb will naturalize (spread).
Borders, Rock gardens, 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.