While wild tulips grow in Europe, North Africa and Central Asia, Turkey introduced tulip bulbs to the commercial world. In Turkey, the first three decades of the 18th century were devoted to tulip parties, tulip shows and tulip literature. Those years are called the country's "Tulip Period."
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