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Tulipa Emperor ‘Flaming Emperor’ (Flaming Purissima)


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Tulip Flaming Emperor is a flamed white and pink Fosteriana Tulip. They produce large flowers on short, sturdy stems and flower early in the season. 

Emperor Tulip bulbs boast majestic beauty with large, goblet-shaped flowers in vibrant hues. Their sturdy stems make them perfect for focal points in gardens and borders. With a range of rich colors, from deep reds to bright yellows, Emperor Tulips bring a touch of grandeur to any setting.

Try combining it with tulip ‘Exotic Emperor’ for a colorful and powerful display that blooms in early spring.

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Additional information

Also known as

Flaming Purissima

Bloom Time

Early Spring


Average, Border or Bed, Mass Planting, Partial Shade, Sun



Common name


Companion Plant Name

Hyacinthus Orientalis 'White Pearl', Muscari Latifolium, Narcissi Large Cupped 'Cool Flame', Narcissi Trumpet 'Goblet', Tulipa Emperor 'Golden Emperor', Tulipa Emperor 'White Emperor'

Hardiness Zone



14 Inches


Box of 100 Bulbs, Size 12/+, Tray of 500 Bulbs, Size 12/+

Planting Depth

6-8 Inches

Shipping Season



3 Inches


  • Emperor tulips are also known as Fosteriana Tulips
  • They are early blooming and excellent for rock gardens, containers, beds and borders.
  • Emperor Tulip bulbs feature long-lasting flowers that will stand up even in severe weather conditions
  • We supply top sized tulip bulbs (12+)
  • Tulip bulbs perform best in full sun but will tolerate some shade
  • Tulip bulbs do not like wetness (wet feet) and require well-drained soil
  • Fertilize tulip bulbs when the foliage pushes through the soil in spring. We recommend a general low-nitrogen fertilizer.
  • Plant tulip bulbs, placing the pointed end up
  • Tulip bulbs should be planted at a depth of double the height of the bulb