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A little about Tulips

A little about Tulips

Tulips are one of the more easily recognizable flowers with their large cup-shaped flowers and tall stem. Although they are commonly seen potted, tulips are relatively easy to care for in flower gardens.

Origin –
Tulips were first discovered in Persia and Turkey. They got their name from the Latin word for turban because Turkish men often adorned their turbans with tulips.
Tulipmania – In the 17th century, Europeans brought tulips to the Netherlands, where they became very popular. The price of tulips skyrocketed in a phenomenon known as Tulipmania!Facts on Yellow Tulips –
Tulips originated in Persia and Turkey. By the 17th century, they had spread throughout Europe, particularly in The Netherlands.

Symbolism –
Yellow tulips symbolize cheerful thoughts and convey the message that there’s “sunshine in your smile,” according to the website Living Arts Originals. Yellow tulips are often incorporated into Easter arrangements to welcome springtime. They are also often sent when a baby boy is born.What Is the Meaning of Red Tulips?
Red tulips represent true love and the belief in love. Give them to your sweetheart as a declaration of your love.

Symbolism –
Tulips have also become a national symbol of Holland, due to their popularity in the Netherlands.
Gifts –
Express true love with an arrangement of cut, red tulips or give loved ones a potted tulip plant.Read more: What Is the Meaning of Red Tulips? | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/facts_5790263_meaning-red-tulips_.html#ixzz27dKSnbsM


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