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Tulip Time

Postby Sharon Bryson » May 23, 2009 8:16 am

This is the time to appreciate the tulips.
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We have a few new ones and some old faithfuls. These unnamed ones pop up here & there in the gulley bed.
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As usual there are some groups that are very spotty, guess they have decided against the concept of perennialization.
Spring Green is likely one of the best....
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These white are likely Duke of Wellington, but I didn't check the tag!
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Night Rider is new this year, and seems to resent having its oicture taken!
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In the same group here by the driveway is a lovely pink one called Aafke.
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Voodie was too shy to look the camera here in this bed with "Shirley".
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I wish "Ouilliles" would persist a bit better.......2 years seems to be the maximum, after that they are very sporadic. I must hunt up some more to plant this fall.
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This is Atlantis, hard to get a decent pic , but they look quite nice with the peony stalks.
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These little Rajke are just about finished.

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We can't leave out "Akebono"...
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Cheers
Sharon
Antigonish, NS Zone 5b

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Re: Tulip Time

Postby Lizcordysmum » May 23, 2009 1:33 pm

Very interesting, Sharon...you and I share a liking for the same varieties!

I do not have your most delightful "Akebono" and must watch out for some, altho I SWORE I would buy no more tulips...every time I clean my ears I am surprised one doesn't fall out.

I also don't have a Voodie!

I enjoyed your post, very much.

will post some of mine, separately...brace yourself!
Cordy's Mum, Liz
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Re: Tulip Time

Postby earwig » May 24, 2009 7:07 am

I see have some shopping to do this fall.

Beautiful.
Betty
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Re: Tulip Time

Postby DonnaZn2SK » May 25, 2009 12:51 am

Gorgeous tulips, Sharon. I need to put new ones in this fall too.
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