YEREVAN,  More than three million flowers will be planted in Yerevan in 2015 as part of a project to increase green areas of the capital city, the municipality reported.

Some 1.2 million flower seedlings will be brought from Holland. Flower seedlings are being grown also by several city-owned greenhouses.

[ad id=”1838″]Currently some 250,000 flower seedlings are ready for planting. Overall, the flowers will be planted on an area of 7.5 hectares.

“Last year about 500 thousand tulips were planted in Yerevan. This year their number will reach 750 thousand, including 500 thousand to be brought from Holland,” Avet Martirosyan, head of the Nature Conservation Department of the Yerevan Municipality said.