Tulipmania Art Journal

A collection of remarkable facts about tulips

There are no blue tulips

With over 3000 different registered varieties, tulips come in almost every imaginable colour tint and combination. By such an incredible chromatic richness, it is curious that there is one colour absolutely uncharacteristic for tulips, missing from their colour spectrum – the blue.

Although it often occurs on the basal blotch of tulips, it never completely tints the blooms, and even if there are tulip varieties called blue, like for example Blue Diamond or Blue Wow, their blooms are actually violet or lilac and never really reach a genuinely blue colour.

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“Everything you didn’t know about the tulip”


Did you know that tulips don’t have petals and can grow from seeds and not only from bulbs? Have you ever heard of the tulip formula, the tulip coin or one single tulip bulb serving as a bride’s dowry? Were you aware that the Peace tulip is actually dedicated to John Lennon and Yoko Ono? All these and many more other curious facts about the tulip will be revealed in all detail in our book.

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