I always thought that tulips were "cup" shaped. If u know what i mean.
something like that.
Now, i know they bloom/open up so big in sunlight. Like these :
Feel so "swaku" .....hahahaha ;) By the way, the second picture was taken @ our front garden. We planted the bulbs last winter. Of course, nothing like those we see @ kuekenhof, but they are blooming very nicely now :) :)