Originally growing wild in the valleys of the Tian Shan Mountains, tulips were cultivated in Constantinople as early as 1055. While tulips had probably been cultivated in Persia from the tenth century, they did not come to the attention of the West until the sixteenth century, when Western diplomats to the Ottoman court observed and reported on them. They were rapidly introduced into Europe and became a frenzied commodity during the tulip mania.
NFTs are often accused of being a bubble like the tulip mania, but the fact is that crypto and NFTs will fundamentally change the future.
The Cardano tulip mania can do more
We are now bringing tulip bulbs to the Cardano blockchain in the form of 3d animated trading cards. They will be released in at least 20 different variations. Watch out for the Tulipa Semper Augustus, it looks especially rare.