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Tulip Mania, the “Bubble” Caused by the Love of Flowers

Today, Tulips are prized garden plants – and almost anyone can afford to have them in their gardens. That wasn’t always the case. Indeed, Tulips were once the status symbol coveted by the richest of the rich. Imagine a world where Tulips were worn as the transient jewellery of the wealthiest women; a world where a single bulb had the same value as a luxurious home. We explore the sad history of Tulip Mania – and its happy ending. Rare and Precious Tulips Although he would have been reluctant to take the credit (or the blame) for Tulip mania, the father of the craze was undoubtedly Carolus Clusius an avid botanist with a love for the rare and unusual. During...

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