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The History of Tulips

Pizza isn’t Italian, French horns aren’t French and the Dutch tulip ain’t Dutch! Not Dutch?  Absolutely not — (Although my Dutch heritage and pride wished they were….)  The present day hybrid tulip bulbs we plant, or the cut flower tulips we put in vases, are descendants of the wild tulip that once grew in Persia (now Iran), northern India, Afghanistan …

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