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Are There More Tulips Than Usual This Year? (The New York Times)

Apr 27, 2021 | Horticulture

Are There More Tulips Than Usual This Year? (The New York Times)

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At a time of global investment mania, New Yorkers can’t seem to get enough of one of the world’s oldest speculative assets. They’re not buying, though. Just admiring.

“Stunned today by the masses of beautiful tulips blooming all over the Upper East Side, and glad we can appreciate them as flowers rather than the bitcoin of 1636,” the filmmaker Whit Stillman wrote in a message on Twitter after posting a photo of a bright yellow tulip bed on Park Avenue.

Indeed, many people have noted and documented the flowers sprouting from medians, sidewalk planters, parks and gardens around the city.

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