By the way, the guests of the Nikitsky Botanical Garden can already admire the blooming of the first ‘participants‘ of the parade.
Nikitsky Botanical Garden is ready for the 2021 Tulip Parade! This event traditionally opens the season of flower festivals in Crimea.
More than 80 thousand tulips of two hundred varieties have been planted both on the exposition site and throughout the garden. The opening of the tulip parade this year is expected in the first ten days of April,” the press service of the botanical garden informed.
This year, the guests of the parade will admire the varieties of foreign selection, which have been donated to the collection fund of the NBG from the leading botanical gardens of Russia and from private collections.
"A special feature of this year's tulip parade is the inclusion in the plan of planting early blooming varieties, such as Kaufman, Foster, Greig and Eichler tulips. These low-growing plants with large, bright flowers of pink, yellow-red, white-pink, orange-red, raspberry color, in combination with decorative leaves, create a mood of life triumph, celebration and happiness. The blooming of these first varieties lasts up to two weeks," specialists of the Nikitsky Botanical Garden said.
Then they will be replaced by early blooming varieties of garden classes, simple early and double-flowered early varieties, which will delight guests of the garden with decorative flowering for up to 20 days.