Tulip flower in India bloomed in summer, as drought impacts crops
Tulip flowers bloomed on June 7, 2018, in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, as India’s drought worsened over the past week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Thursday.
The state of Kerala is also experiencing a severe drought, the department said.
The bloom of Tulip, a red rose with white petals, occurred during the month of May.
It was named in honor of the goddess of the moon, the Hindu goddess Tul-lanka, who is often depicted as a flower with white flowers.
The flowers are among the top 10 most-visited flowers in India, the Agriculture Department said. [More]