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Canada 150 flowers going fast

Canadian greenhouses are preparing for an increased demand for red and white flowers as Hatters get into the nation’s 150th birthday spirit.

“It started with the tulip,” said Corrine Hoffner, with Windmill Garden Centre. The official “Canada 150 tulip” was unveiled last year in time for planting in the fall — and quickly sold out across the country.

With spring planting now underway, more official Canada 150 flowers have also been released: Dahlias, gladiolas, Asiatic lilies and zinnias, all bred with red and white colours.

Read more at Medicine Hat News

Publication date: 4/20/2017



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