There are many more types of tulip than we include classes for in the Spring Show but here is some guidance for those we do have.
Plain colour bloom
One strong colour and classic single tulip shape.
Can be early, mid or late season variety
Must show at least two distinct colours. One colour can be dominant or the colours can be equally present eg viridiflora types. Classic single tulip shape
Parrot type bloom
‘Feathered’ effect on the petals
Double type bloom
One colour Multiple layers of petals.
Fringe type bloom
Spiky edges to petals. Can be single colours, bi-coloured or even doubles
Lily type bloom
Petals flare out noticeably at the top. Can be single colour or bi-coloured