Native of the High Steppes
eyes and let's go back nearly two thousand years. The earliest tulips
grew wild then — without any help from humans. They were native
to the high steppes (grasslands) and mountains of Asia.
Their annual life cycle today reflects how they survived conditions where
they developed thousands of years ago.
are a bulb of one of those tulip plants. The summers are very hot and
dry and the winters are harsh and cold. How might you survive? What challenges
would you face?