Speaking of tulip, many people will think of the Netherlands, but probably not many people know, in fact the Ottawa is also one of the perfect places to enjoy the tulips. Due to soil and climate is very suitable for the growth of tulips in Ottawa, so the tulips have grown very lush, spring flower bloom in the earth, trying to outshine each other. Each year in Ottawa City, spring will be grandly held the annual tulip festival.
About the Tulip festival in Ottawa, there is a touching legend. During the second world war, the Dutch royal family and the people exiled by the war, the kind of Canada offers a refuge for the Dutch royal family and the people, let them from the war. After the war, the Dutch Princess Julienne, presented 100000 roses tulips to Ottawa City, thanks to the Canadian Shield. Since then, the land of Ottawa will open full of tulips is a symbol of international friendship, because the local people have a special liking for the tulip. Tulip soon become the city of Ottawa city flower.
Tulip festival held each year, more than millions of bulbs in bloom in Ottawa, tulips of ocean to let visitors deeply intoxicated. Millions of tulip makeup dot the streets, meet the global flower fan. Tulip festival in Ottawa now has become the world’s most spectacular tulip festival, is also the largest in North America in the corner. It also gives Ottawa “tulip city” reputation of North America.
Enjoy flower, during the tulip festival, all kinds of parade float, firsthand, celebration, fireworks party, carnival and canal dollar performance in large-scale celebrations held in Ottawa, showed the characteristics and style of multiculturalism in Canada. In addition to flowers, these rich celebration also doesn’t miss, is suitable for the whole family involved in.
In addition to the tulip, Ottawa central experimental farm planted with hundreds of flowers, including new varieties of roses, it can resist cold in winter in Canada, to bloom all the year round like new. Saunders farm next to let you in Ottawa spruce, cedar, and other varieties of green plants linger in the ocean.