The parrot tulip is quite a stunning flower. I was attracted to their unusual multicolour petals and feathered, crinckly petal shape. They look quite amazing when the flower opens up and the jagged edges move to varying angles and display different colours. I think this is an apricot parrot tulip.
Nikon 200 and Sigma 50 mm macro lense. Slight enhancement of vibrance, correction of lighting and cropping in CS4 with NikColorEfex filters.
Collage created in CS4, using different layers and textured background.