Latin: Stulte Flos meaning Goofy Flower
Kingdom: All that he surveys
Order: Often taken with dirty looks or chicken
Family: Thinks he is head of
|Believes his contribution to the garden is essential|
|The city creates a world of tulips around the Capitol that heralds spring|
As if they needed labels.
*It's estimated that 26,500 bulbs are planted every fall outside the Capitol. It rains frenzied tulip fans when the flowers bloom, are cut, then set aside. Well done, Wisconsin State Capitol Building groundskeepers.
*Wisconsin State Journal, Mary Spicuzza, August 29, 2014, Madison in 100 Objects: Capitol Tulips