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Rembrandt Blend

$20.00

20 bulbs 11/12 cm

Colour: Purple with white stripes and Pink with white stripes

Please note:Thank you to all who pre-ordered your bulbs. The bulbs have arrived direct from Holland. We are now shipping our pre-orders with new orders to follow immidiately after. You will receive an email from Canda post with your tracking number as soon as your order has shipped.

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The Rembrandt tulip is a bi-coloured variety of the flower that was popular during “Tulip Mania” in 17th-century Europe. At the time, bulbs demanded a hefty price and caught the imagination of Dutch artists, who depicted them in their paintings.

The 2021 blend of tulip was chosen in part because the colouring is similar to the costume of the main figure in Rembrandt’s Heroine from the Old Testament (1632/33).

The canvas, which belongs to the National Gallery of Canada, will be featured in the upcoming exhibition Rembrandt in Amsterdam: Creativity and Competition, opening on 14 May 2021, the same day as the Canadian Tulip Festival.

Half a million Rembrandt Blend tulips will bloom across Canada in the spring of 2021, thanks in part to your support.

Funds from the bulb sales will support the Canadian Tulip Festival.

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 6 × 4 in