Tulipa, commonly known as tulip, is native to a vast area that extends from Southern Europe to Central Asia. The exact native range of tulips includes countries such as Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Greece, Bulgaria, Ukraine, and several Central Asian countries.
The center of diversity for wild tulips is often considered to be the regions around the eastern Mediterranean and the western parts of the Middle East. These areas have diverse habitats, including rocky hillsides, grasslands, and mountain slopes, where various wild tulip species can be found.
Tulips have a long history of cultivation and have been grown for their beauty since ancient times. They were introduced to Western Europe in the 16th century and became highly sought-after ornamental plants during the Dutch Golden Age in the 17th century, leading to the famous "tulip mania." Ours is sourced from France.
The Netherlands is often associated with tulips, and the flower holds great significance in Dutch culture. Tulips became highly valued during the Dutch Golden Age in the 17th century, and they became a symbol of wealth and prosperity. Today, tulips are deeply ingrained in Dutch culture and are celebrated during the famous Tulip Festival held in Keukenhof and other locations across the country.
The tulip has historical and cultural significance in Turkey. It is believed that the flower originated in ancient Persia (present-day Iran) and was brought to Turkey in the 16th century. Tulips hold a special place in Turkish art, literature, and architecture, and they are associated with beauty, elegance, and abundance. The Ottoman Empire was particularly enamored with tulips, and they became a symbol of power and luxury.
Tulips have a long history in Persian culture and are highly valued. They are often associated with the arrival of spring and symbolize renewal and beauty. In Iran, tulips have been depicted in Persian art, poetry, and carpets for centuries, and they hold a special place in the cultural heritage of the country.
Beyond specific cultures, tulips also hold symbolic meanings. They are often associated with love, passion, elegance, and grace. Different colors of tulips can carry additional symbolism. For example, red tulips are associated with deep love and passion, while yellow tulips represent cheerful thoughts and sunshine.
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Latin Name: Tulipa
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Country of Origin: France
We are a natural perfumer; all of the scents in our library are derived from plants.
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