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Photo: Variegated Spring Tulip Niagara On The Lake Ontario

A colourful orange and red - variegated tulip stands tall and proud as it grows along the streets in Niagara-on-the-lake in Ontario, Canada. Various species of tulips can be found all over the world and grow well in gardens, pots, and outside in the wild.

As you wander down the streets of Niagara-on-the-Lake, you might look over to the sides of the road and see rows upon rows of colorful tulips - gorgeous tall standing flowers of all different vibrant shades declaring that spring has arrived.

Tulips are a flower that grow from a bulb planted in the ground, and are a perennial plant, meaning that they live for more than two years. The size of the tulip can be anywhere from 10 to 70 centimetres tall. They are also considered to be quite a hardy plant and can grow in unlikely places and even in the cold and snowy locations. This is one of the reasons why they can be found at the sides of roads such as in Ontario.

Tulips are often associated with Holland, and they appear on a lot of artwork and tourist brochures about Holland but both the flower and even the name comes from the Persian Empire. ... continue below the picture...



Variegated Spring Tulip Niagara On The Lake Ontario

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Variegated Spring Tulip Niagara On The Lake Ontario
Photo of colorful tulips, Tulipa, lining the streets
of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada.

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... It is indigenous to Iran, Afghanistan and Turkey. The flower was first bought to Europe and traded between the gardeners there, and some varieties of tulips were so valuable they were worth hundreds of pounds.

Now however, they are much more common all over the world and due to their variegated colors, they are a very popular flower everywhere.

Colourful tulips, Tulipa, lining the streets of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada.

Technical Information:
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III, aperture of f/3.5, exposure time of 1/200 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 200mm.

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Variegated Spring Tulip Niagara On The Lake Ontario
A colourful orange and red - variegated tulip stands tall and proud as it grows along the streets in Niagara-on-the-lake in Ontario, Canada. Various species of tulips can be found all over the world and grow well in gardens, pots, and outside in the wild.
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