The tulips grown in Skagit Valley do not bloom according to a precise calendar and schedule predetermined by humans. Instead, the tulips bloom according to Mother Nature -- their schedule depends on the weather, particularly the weather in late winter/early spring. The tulips and daffodils only bloom once a year. Many thanks to Alaska USA Federal Credit Union
for sponsoring these updates.
We will publish photos here showing the current status of the tulips and daffodils grown here in Skagit Valley -- Washington Bulb Company, Inc./RoozenGaarde plants the fields and the garden RoozenGaarde while Tulip Town plants the field and displays at Tulip Town. For more information on what is grown in the fields, go to www.tulips.com/bloommap
As of May 10, 2018, the tulips are finished blooming for the year.
The fields of tulips that are the crops of Washington Bulb/RoozenGaarde are now gone. They have been topped to allow the bulbs to grow.
This photo shows the tradition at Mount Vernon High School using "topped tulips" to design mosaics on the front lawn in a competiton by the student clubs.
We will keep you posted on exact status as always! Check back here in spring of 2019 to see the latest pictures of the tulip fields and the Bloom Box.