Stunning contemporary guide features over 50 of the most beautiful tulip varieties. From the fabulous, flushed-with-pink petals of La Belle Epoque and the raspberry swirl of Carnaval de Nice, to the crystal fringed rim of Oviedo and the fiery form of flaming parrot, the diverse colours and textures of tulips mean that they are perfect for almost any scenario. Spectacular photos accompany detailed commentary with the flower's fascinating history and development as well as providing easy-to-follow gardening tips that explain how to grow and enjoy tulips at home. 240 pages, hardback. Jane Eastoe.