April 16, 2014

Flora Focus || Tulips

Tulips are popping up everywhere right now! My mom and I went up to to the Tulip Festival in Mount Vernon last week and brought back some gorgeous flowers. You can probably see that for yourself though. Ill have the full post on our trip up there on Friday!
Tulip
Botanical Name: Tulipa sp.
Flower: Wide range of colors and combinations. Most have 6 petals. Some have double petals making them look like peonies.
Leaf: Very broad leaves shaped like canoes. Some have reddish markings or margins.
Meaning: Declaration of love

12 comments:

  1. They are so pretty! Did you like the festival? I have been contemplating whether or not it is worth the drive up there :)

    Fishbowl Fashion

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    1. Its definitely worth the drive! It is unbelievable at how many tulips are in bloom at the same time, it is completely a site to see!

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  2. Beautiful tulips! Love the colors, I didn't know about the meaning :)
    Love,
    Lottie | Little Once Upon a Time

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    1. I love learning the meaning of flowers :)

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  3. I love tulips! There's a tulip festival near me and I'm really hoping I can make it there.

    xo Kimi

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  4. I love tulips there my favourite flower. There just so bright and welcoming. Our fire place is currently covered in them :-)

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    1. that sounds so pretty and so spring!!

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  5. I never knew the meaning behind the tulips!! I love this!!! Tulips were our wedding flowers!

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    1. Perfect flower for a wedding based on the meaning!!

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  6. gorgeous!

    xxoo,
    nikki

    www.dreaminneon.blogspot.com

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