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The Beauty of Bulbs

 

Now that the weather is warming up and the soil is too the bulbs have been coming up fast and furious in the garden.  I thought I would show you a few of them today.

Exotic Emperor with logo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is a macro shot of the Emperor Tulip that I planted last fall.   I loved the variegation of the outside petals.

bi colour daff with logo

This is a bicolour daffodil.   The peachy and soft white petals are so pretty to me.

lemon dwarf iris

The dwarf iris has a lemon scent.   I found a clump of these by the side of the road many years ago and brought them home.   They are easy to grow and I have divided the patch many times as well as given clumps away. 

Irridescent-red-tulips-LR

This red tulip is so iridescent that it is hard to photograph.   The colour is spectacular though.

pink-pulsatilla-with-logoLr

One of my all time favourite spring bloomers is the pulsatilla.   I have them in shades of deep pink like this one, a white variety and a purple variety.   The flowers are blissful but the seedheads are a photographers delight.  

Thanks for visiting.   I enjoyed showing you some of my spring blooms.   Have a great weekend.   Valerie

I will attempt to join Tootsie for Fertilizer Friday and Laura for Macro Friday if blogger is behaving itself today.

Comments

Marydon said…
So beautifully captured.
Have a beautiful weekend.
TTFN ~
Marydon

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Shirley said…
Such beautiful spring blossoms! I've never seen a pulsatilla quite like this one! Very pretty.
Beth said…
Your photos are great! What color you have in your garden - isn't spring awesome!!!
Pretty flowers Val. Blogger has been wild the last couple of days and the only thing I lost were the comments on my last post.
jr
Mel Cole said…
I love your spring blooms. Your daffodils and tulips I haven't seen such type. Unique. Hope to see you in my Fertilizer Friday post here.
Paula said…
Love that white parrot tulip! Amazing! Thanks for sharing, Paula from Idaho
http://bucketideasforgardening.blogspot.com/
Larry said…
Lovely blooms! L
Henrietta said…
Emperor Tulip is gorgeous, little different. I would love to see more of details and others pictures of that beauty:)
Porch Days said…
Beautiful bulbs! Aren't we grateful when the fist blooms arrive? I planted bulbs last fall and have been thrilled to see them bloom. For sure I'll plant more. Nancy H

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