Pi Alpha Xi, the horticulture honor society at Virginia Tech, will be selling Hokie-themed tulips for its Homecoming Bulb Sales on Saturday.
Pi Alpha Xi will offer Hokie Tulips, also known as “Princess Irenes,” are mid-summer blooming tulips with maroon, plum and orange mixed- colored flowers.
Hokie Tulips are $14.95 for 25 bulbs. The flowers will be sold Saturday from 9 a.m. until the start of the Homecoming football game against Boston College on Saturday in the Hahn Horticulture Garden, which is located on Washington Street.
The cutoff date for online preorders ended Wednesday, but in-person orders can be made in front of the garden and
The proceeds from the bulbs will support Pi Alpha Xi service projects and scholarships.