Common name: Tulip; Family: Liliaceae; Genus: Tulipa. Plant type: Bulbs; Height: 4 in (10 cm) - 28 in (71 cm)
Tulips are spring-blooming perennials that grow from bulbs. The cup or star-shaped tulip flowers come in a wide variety of colors, except pure blue. The leaves are bluish green, alternately arranged on the stem.