Tulips on Park Avenue

These are probably the most photographed tulips in the world…  IMG_4153

All up and down the centre median of Park Avenue the scarlet hues attract the attention of anyone with a camera, including myself – it’s impossible to resist taking a couple (ahem, or a lot).

_DSC1510There are a beautiful variety of tulips to be found along the curbs throughout the city right now.IMG_4178and I wonder if any are related to the rare breeds that caused an economic bubble and subsequent crash in Holland 400 years ago when single bulbs made and broke speculator’s entire fortunes._DSC1533

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