Anna Pavord reads her story of the remarkable flower which arrived from Turkey and took Western Europe by storm.

01 19990208 
02Early British Growers19990209 
03The Dutch And Tulipmania19990210The story of the Dutch obsession with the flower.
04The English Florists's Tulip19990211The story of the devoted tulip growers in 19th-century England.
05 LASTThe Last Hundred Years19990212The remarkable story of the tulip is brought up to date.