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I suppose the picture (taken today in zone 6, Central Europe) shows some kind of tulips. Am I correct and if so what (hybrid) kind could it be?

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I suspect they're Tulipa kaufmanniana - as to precisely which one, there are so many, I can't say. 'Heart's Ease' is a pretty common one, but the leaves on that are usually striated with brown, so I don't think it's that particular one.

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    Yup. Looks similar to Heart's Delight (link in German, sorry...). OP's photo appears a bit "too cool", colorwise. – Stephie Apr 6 '15 at 18:52
  • This is just a guess, but might it be Tulipa Fosteriana Concerto? The leaves look more similar in color and style than some of the other varieties. (Close-up) – Sue Apr 7 '15 at 20:12
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    @Sue Similar, yeah, but the flower color is wrong. Species tulips aren't very variable in flower color (per species). – J. Musser Apr 7 '15 at 21:05
  • @J.Musser That's interesting. I always thought tulip species came in multiple colors! Thanks for the education! – Sue Apr 7 '15 at 22:11

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