Tulips and maniacal pricing

September 07, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

In the 1630's tulips became so popular in the Netherlands that single bulbs could fetch the florin equivalent of tens of thousands of dollars. That bubble burst after a few years but tulips remain one of the most popular flowers. The tulip images here were found growing at the Bartlett Arboretum in Belle Plaine Kansas and at the Botanical Garden in Wichita Kansas. All were give a painterly look using software from Topaz Labs and Akvis.

160412_113041_12-HXSYQ_Peony Tulip160412_113041_12-HXSYQ_Peony TulipWichita - Kansas

 

160410_145803_05-HXSGQ_Tulip Splashes160410_145803_05-HXSGQ_Tulip SplashesBartlette Arboretum - Kansas 160408_115205_13-HXSGQ_Springtime Tulip160408_115205_13-HXSGQ_Springtime TulipBartlette Arboretum - Kansas

160412_115618_154-HXSYEQ_One Tulip of Many160412_115618_154-HXSYEQ_One Tulip of ManyWichita - Kansas


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