Schrenck's tulip in Kazakhstan.
How to find and see tulips in Kazakhstan.
Photo tour for the Schrenk tulip, Karaganda region.
Schrenck's tulip, this is the name of the tulip growing in the territory of Kazakhstan. It was first described by E.L. Regel in 1873. The tulip was named in honor of Alexander Ivanovich Shrenk, an employee of the Petersburg Botanical Garden. Schrenck's tulip is listed in the Red Book and is protected by the state, collecting plants and digging them up is strictly prohibited.
Schrenck's tulip - how to find and see.
The tulip blooms in April and May, so a short period of time is enough to see it. It grows in steppes, semi-steppes and deserts, on foothill hills. The Schrenk tulip is found in the Almaty Zhambyl and Karaganda regions. You can also find it in Akmola and Kostanay regions.
Schrenck's tulip - information for tourists.
The tulip is considered the ancestor of all tulips. It grows in the protected areas of Kazakhstan in the Naurzum reserve and the Kurgaldzhinsky reserve. It is listed in the Red Book of Kazakhstan and is under the protection of the state. Best of all, Schrenck's tulip grows in the Karaganda region, since the climate of this region is the most comfortable for him.