Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Look Tulips

Tulips as abstract art...

Tulips by Julian Faulhaber

From a story in the New York Times - Bloom and Bust - with fabulous abstract photographs by Julian Faulhaber

Tulips by Julian Faulhaber
Tulips by Julian Faulhaber

Some tulip facts:

No. of tulip bulbs produced annually in the Netherlands: 3 Billion
No. of cut tulips exported annually: 2 billion
No. of registered varieties of tulips: 3,000
Rank of tulip among flowers in the worldwide popularity: No. 3

Tulips by Julian Faulhaber
Tulips by Julian Faulhaber

Via The Fox Is Black

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