All posts tagged: parrot tulips

pure floral pleasure

Pure floral pleasure When my husband goes to his barber on Saturdays, he sometimes brings fresh flowers. Not from the market as you might think, but from the favorite flower shop, which among other things, also created my bridal bouquets beautifully. This time there was a small, round bouquet in white for our middle KPM Fidibus vase. Also a bunch of white parrot tulips, which we find particularly elegant in the KPM Herzform vase.     Here is a small, interesting excursion to the classification of tulips and a link to my article about the movie “Tulip fever” from summer 2017. In tulip breeding at the end of the 19th century, the number of tulip varieties increased steadily. At the same time many tulips were offered under different names. Some varieties are said to have been known under up to six names. The tulips were divided into three groups in the middle of the 16th century after their heyday. Early tulips bloom in mid to late April, mid-early flowering in late April to early May, …