Lat. name: Liriodendron tulipifera
Planted around 1900
Family: Magnolia family (Magnoliaceae).
Home: North America
Flowers are similar to yellow tulips. Flowering time: April to May
Many botanists consider magnolia-like plants, which have been known to exist for at least 100 million years, to be the most original of all living flowering plant species.
Actually the tulip tree is not an exotic. Because it is certain that it was native to Central Europe before the last ice age.