Tuesday, July 12, 2011

A bit early to hoist this on you, but.....

...I have made a big decision on the Spring bulb front.  Specifically, tulips.  I typically flood my garden with pale pink and white tulips, along with a very pale yellow.  It's a beautiful sight against the still present grey of early Spring.  This year, I'm going to go to the other end of the spectrum.  I've decided to plant masses of "Queen of the Night".  I think alone in masses, or interspersed with pale pink, this striking shade will be fanstastic.  Pen in hand, order sheet ready....





8 comments:

  1. Sounds like it will be dramatic and elegant. You are very organized to be thinking about fall planting already!

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  2. I am no tulip fan, as they tend to be expensive annuals or squirrel food here, but Queen of the Night is one of my favorites. It is such a rich color.

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  3. I'm not familiar with Queen of the Night. Next to all the pastels, this is indeed, as Donald said, dramatic and elegant. Pairing them with pink sounds just right.

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  4. Love, love Queen of the Night Tulips. They go with any other colour you put them with, (found that out working with them at a flower shop). But I can't put any in my garden till iI am living there full time and can keep a tiny bit of control over the local squirrel mafia, sigh...

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  5. Michael, I post on whatever takes my fancy regardless of whether its in or out of season. The Queen of the Night tulip is one which I will look out for.

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  6. Love this tulip..it makes a great statement and planted in drifts it is gorgeous. Michael, I am trying to reach you regarding your Blotanical application. Can you check your messages or email me at ddonabella@gmail.com. Thx.

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  7. Michael,

    I have wanted to comment for some time now but I was having an issue with comments posting. I get several “fix it” suggestions today and am now able to comment. As an overall blanket comment I have been enjoying your posts and find the informative as well as entertaining.

    By all means Queen of the Night is truly a statement tulip and the dispersing of a few pastels in a mass planting only heighten their color. You already have me looking forward to spring and summer has yet to end, lol. – gary

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  8. I used to have these Queen of the Night. They look good with white too.

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