Tulip Arrangement Ideas
Tulips are one of the most popular spring flowers out there. In the 17th century, the tulip became so popular that there was a tulip bubble and crash. Fortunes were lost by speculators buying tulip bulbs. There is a museum in Amsterdam that documents the tulipmania that gripped Europe back then.
Fortunately, today we only have real estate and stock and commodity bubbles to worry about so we can go about our gardening without fear of someone stealing our valuable tulip bulbs.
What to do with all those tulips? Here are some tulip arrangements we found:
Here are some facts about Tulips from http://www.theflowerexpert.com/
- There are now over 3,000 different registered varieties of cultivated Tulips.
- Every year billions of Tulips are cultivated, a majority of which are grown and exported from Holland.
- Historically, Europe considered Tulips as the symbol of the Ottoman Empire.
- Tulips grow wild over a great territory in Asia Minor through Siberia to China.
- Tulips were first cultivated and hybridized by the Turks of the Ottoman Empire.
- Tulips symbolize imagination, dreaminess, perfect lover and a declaration of love.
- Fresh out of onions? Use your Tulip bulbs instead! Tulip bulbs are a good replacement for onions in cooking.
Check out a post we did on visiting world famous Kuekenhof Gardens in the Netherlands.