15. Yellow Tulips (spring flowers)
Yellow tulips are a common sight to see during the months of spring.
Perhaps not the most obvious yellow spring flower – that honor would fall
to the daffodil – the yellow tulip is still a favourite.
Commonly associated with Holland, the tulip was originally from Persia
and brought into Europe during the early 1600’s.
The tulip, or “Laleh” as it’s called in Persian, is a flower indigenous to
Iran, Afghanistan, Turkey and other parts of Central Asia. It is said a
Dutch ambassador in Turkey at the time, who was also a great
floral enthusiast, brought them to Europe. Tulips all of all colors
quickly became very popular and have remained so to this day and are
one of the classic spring flowers delivered by worldwide florists this
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