Weekend Plantidote 2012-04-07
Tip Toe Through The Tulips With Me (song Durbin and Burke 1929)........
Happy Easter and Passover
We may associate the Netherlands with tulips, but they originate from Central and Western Asia. First known cultivation was around 1000 AD. The Latin name tulipa is derived from the Turkish word turbend (turban). Did you know that many of the striped hybrids were derived from tulips infected with a mosaic virus?
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