Tulips from the Netherlands are blooming in Trnava

This is what “Slovakia” tulips look like.

(Source: Lukáš Grinaj, TASR)

A new, specially bred tulip named “Slovakia” is blooming in Trnava this spring. The citizens of Trnava received this tulip as a gift from the Embassy of the Netherlands in Slovakia.

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It was bred last year on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Slovakia's independence and the 25th anniversary of Slovakia's relationship with the Netherlands.

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Dutch “Slovakia” tulips can also be found in Nitra, Zvolen and Banská Bystrica.

“We believe that people will be happy by the diversification of spring in the park, where a thousand of these special tulips bloom,” said Lenka Ľauková of the Embassy during the annual watering of the tulips in Banská Bystrica, as quoted by the TASR newswire.

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