Tulip on the Flower Agenda for January 2017

You’d think you can hardly get anything more Dutch, but the tulip is actually pure Iranian, pure Afghan and pure Kazakh.

Nomads brought the colourful flowers to Turkey, where manly sultans started wearing a tulip on their turban. That’s how the flower got its name: ‘tulipan’ means ‘turban’. Keep reading...

Source: Funnyhowflowersdothat.co.uk