A different kind of tulip?

                  When I saw this flower at the Tulips Festival last month I couldn't believe it's a Tulip.
                One thing that I regretted to take photo is the name of this tulip. It's gorgeous isn't it?

UPDATE: Thanks to Maia I found out that this flower is not a tulip. The name is Imperial Crown Lily, ain't that gorgeous? And as I searched on the in the internet it has different color and it can be planted in Spring to bloom in Fall. Wish I could find bulbs for this, love this one another lily to be planted soon.
                                                       Macro Flower
                                                       Flowers on Saturday


forgetmenot said…
These are different--very pretty though. They just keep coming out with new varieties all the time. Have a nice weekend. Mickie :)
Maia said…
Very beautiful but it's not a tulip.
It is a Crown imperial (Fritillaria imperialis) in the lily family but it blooms earlier than other lilies (by us).
I was not able to take a decent photo of this beauty.
Kim, USA said…
Hi Maia,
Thanks for the information. I thought this is another variety of tulip. It's gorgeous and it has different colors. I might try to plant this flower if I find bulb for sale. Thanks!!
Jama said…
They are so beautiful!
raya said…
wow! what a lovely flower! returning the visit sis! hope you could join
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this week!
Light Trigger said…
Great macro!

via Macro Flower Saturday

Light Trigger
SquirrelQueen said…
Beautiful, I have never seen an Imperial Crown Lily. I would love to have these in my garden.

Sorry I am so very late, hope you are having a great week!
Ewa said…
that's a tulip that I didn't see befoe, it looks fantastic!

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