One of the rarest of our tulips this is the largest and most flamboyant of the wild species, with massive flowers.
The original stock was collected by Dr Boris Fedtschenko in the Kopet Dag of Turkmenistan, in 1910. It found its way to Holland and was named for the brothers Hoog. These bulbs are direct descendants of that stock, from the Hoog family.
Huge orange-scarlet flowers, with a black base surrounded by a yellow margin. The outer segments are marked with a touch of green and reflex slightly with age. Well drained spot with a dry summer rest.