Tulip is one of the most iconic and traditional symbols of Turkey. Today, the tulip is still the national flower of Turkey. It’s also been a favorite motif of Ottoman artists and craftsmen. The Turkish tulip can be seen depicted on traditional ceramic bowls and carpets. Today the tulip motif can be seen all over Turkey. From Turkey’s tourism logo, the rear wing of a Turkish Airlines plane, the seat pattern on public buses and even hidden in the metal gates that surround public gardens.