Tulips in bloom in front of the palace on Dam Square in Amsterdam in January 2014. Photo: AFP

Tulip trap: ‘millions of tourists’ being duped at Amsterdam’s famous flower market

  • Just one per cent of all bulbs sold at landmark floating bazaar ever produce a blossom, investigators say
  • Official probe finds that often only one flower resembles pictures on packaging, and there are fewer bulbs than advertised
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Tulips in bloom in front of the palace on Dam Square in Amsterdam in January 2014. Photo: AFP
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