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Tulipa Beauty of Spring Fluwel Flowerbulbs

Tulip of the Week: Beauty of Spring

Creator: Firma Patrick van Steijn Registration date: February 11, 2004 Cultivar Group: Darwin Hybrid group  First registered in 2004, Tulipa "Beau...
Tulipa Akebono Colorblends Wholesale Flowerbulbs

Tulip of the Week: Akebono

Creator: Jn. Haakman & Zonen BV Registration date: July 3, 2007 Cultivar Group: Double-Late group  Tulipa Akebono is a full-figured Tulip fr...
Tulipa Grand Perfection Modern Rembrandt Fluwel Flowerbulbs

Tulip of the Week: Grand Perfection

Creator: Blumex Export BV Registration date: June 2, 1999 Cultivar Group: Triumph group  A brilliant looking Tulip featuring flares of red on whi...
Tulipa Ice Cream Fluwel Flowerbulbs

Tulip of the Week: Ice Cream

Creator: Vertuco BVRegistration date: August 18, 1999Cultivar Group: Double Late group One of the more 'out there' looking Tulips, Tulipa "Ice Cr...
Tulipa Peppermint Stick Tulip Fluwel Flower Bulbs

Tulip of the Week: Peppermint Stick

Creator: W. van Lierop & Zonen (a Dutch plant nursery) Registration date: November 30, 1998Cultivar Group: Miscellaneous Group With many arou...
Admiral van der Eijck Tulip Broken Tulip Tulip Mania

Tulip of the Week: Admiral Van Der Eijck

Creator: UnknownRegistration date: UnknownCultivar Group: Rembrandt group There has been a lot of discussion recently about 'Bitcoin' creating...
Painting The Tulip Trade By Unknown Dutch Artist Deal With The Devil Tulip Mania

Why Did Tulips Lead To An Economic Bubble In 17th Century Holland?

This Week's #TulipFact: Tulip Mania is widely regarded as the first "Economic Bubble", when the value of Tulips rocketed up, then almost overnight...
Tulipa Absalon Rare Broken Tulip Hortus Bulborum

Tulip of the Week: Absalon

Creator: UnknownRegistration date: December 31, 1780Cultivar Group: Rembrandt group We have written extensively about the Tulip Breaking or "Mosa...
Broken Tulip in the Garden Tulip Breaking Virus Takao Inoue www.takaoinoue.com

Broken Tulips: The Beautiful Curse

Broken Tulips are like nothing else in the Tulip world. In fact, they are like nothing else in the flower world - their distinct streaks immediate...
Tulipa Black Parrot Tulip

Tulip of the Week: Black Parrot

Creator: C. Keur & SonsRegistration date: December 31, 1937Cultivar Group: Parrot group Many attempts have been made over the centuries to c...
Amsterdam Tulip Museum Yellow Tulip Fields Windmill Holland How New Tulip Breeds Are Created

How Do We Get New Tulip Breeds?

This week's #TulipFact: One of the best features of Tulips is their incredible variety - look anywhere for bulbs, and you'll be treated to dozens...
Tulipa Armena Wild Tulip Central Asia Tulips in the Wild Eric Breed

Tulip of the Week: Tulipa Armena (a "Turkey Tulip")

Creator: None (Wild)Registration date: None (Wild)Cultivar Group: Miscellaneous It is Thanksgiving week for our friends in the United States, and ...