Specie: T. hybrida
Name in Latin: Liliaceae
Name in English: Lily
Origin: Indigenous to Africa , Asia, and Europe.
Growth Habit: perennials that grow from bulbs
Flower: usually bloom on scapes or subscaposestems that lack bracts. Most stems produce a single flower but a few, multiple. It has three petals and three sepals (tepals, if identical)
Blooming Period: spring. Available Vancouver September to May
Leaf: usually 2 to 6 leaves, Strap-shaped, waxy coating, alternately arranged on the stem.
spring bouquets, arrangements , en masse, vegetative and oriental designs
Care and Handling
Lasting Quality: 3-7 days
Amount of water: moderate
Nutrition: nutrition seems to make some leggy
Tulip festivals are held around the world, including in The Netherlands, Spalding, England. There is also a very popular festival, in Morges, Switzerland. Every spring, there are several tulip festivals in North America, including the Tulip Time Festival in Holland, Michigan, the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in Skagit Valley, Washington, the Tulip Time Festival in Orange City and Pella, Iowa, and the Canadian Tulip Festival in Ottawa, Canada. Tulips are now also popular in Australia and several festivals are held in September and October, during the Southern Hemisphere's spring. (wiki)