Scroll Through Spring: Tulips

April is the peak month for many flowering spring bulbs. The Missouri Botanical Garden horticulture staff and volunteers plant tens of thousands of tulips in the fall in anticipation of a beautiful display once warm weather returns. Scroll through spring with these photographs of the 2020 tulips at the Garden.

Tulips at the entrance to the Chinese Garden.
Tulips in the Formal Garden, east of Tower Grove House.
Tulips and bleeding heart outside the Herring House.
Purple and pink tulips outside the Kemper Center for Home Gardening.
Red and white tulips on the Central Axis.
Fire flame tulips in the Bulb Garden.
Tulipa saxatilis in the Bulb Garden.
Darwin hybrid tulips in front of the Museum Building.
Tulips at the entrance to the Children’s Garden.
Tulipa clusiana and Tulipa whittallii in the Bulb Garden.
An aerial view of the tulip beds in the Formal Garden.
Tulips near the entrance to the Linnean House.
Tulips outside the Climatron.
Tulips surrounded by fallen magnolia petals in the Bulb Garden.
Tulipa hageri in the Bulb Garden.
Tulips in the Bulb Garden.
Tulipa ‘Flaming Flag’ in the Kemper Center for Home Gardening.
Tulips in the entry driveway.
Tulipa ‘Vanilla Cream’ in the Bulb Garden.
Flax-leaved tulips in the Bulb Garden.
Tulips outside the Linnean House.
Tulipa grengiolensis, an endangered tulip, in the Bulb Garden.
Tulips in the Formal Garden.
Tulipa clusiana var. chrysantha in the Bulb Garden.
Tulipa cretica ‘Hilde’ in the Bulb Garden.

Photos by Cassidy Moody — Senior Digital Media Specialist

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