Tulips, Tulips, Tulips


November is not exactly the time of year that we traditionally think of tulips as most of us

tulips

A field of tulips in Holland

associate the flower with spring. Personally,  I love tulips any time of year, they are available in such a variety of vibrant colours and bring a feeling of spring into any room. So when I came across this informative article I thought I would take the opportunity to pass it on. Some really cool trivia about tulips in general. Hope you enjoy!

Of the 1,700 varieties of tulips, about 80 percent come from Holland which exports more than $700 million’s worth of tulips per year. Tulip Bulbs take up to five years to fully form, and require cold winters and dry summers such as Holland’s. But with some care, the bulbs you buy and plant will be easy to grow. Read More

About flowerjedi

Just a guy in the flower business that loves what he does. I belong to a number of flower related blogs and love to share information about flowers.
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