I’ve been spending time reorganizing my floral photographs. In doing so, I’ve been reminded of my original concept of shooting in my studio and sharing a flower five days a week. It became apparent that the latter of the two was definitely unrealistic. It was a concept in development, and it’s fun to see how it’s evolved. So, for the fun of it, I thought I would take you back with me to those beginning days…
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An exquisite semi-double, or peony type, pale rose-pink tulip flushed with darker and lighter shades and creamy-pink edges. Late flowering and bowl shaped. The smooth stems may have 2-3 terminal flowers with broad, ovate, gray-green leaves, ascending alternately. Wonderful as a cut flower, in a flowerbed or forced indoors. Suitable for bedding or border.
Grow in fertile, well-drained, neutral to slightly acidic soil in full or afternoon sun. Requires a long winter for dormancy. Dislikes excessive moisture. Plant base of bulb to depth of 8” in autumn. Plant in groups 3” apart for maximum effect. Fertilize with a balanced mix after flowering. Deadhead, but allow foliage to yellow for about 6 weeks to restore the bulb.
friday’s flower fact
If the Angelique Tulip is used as a cut flower, replant annually, as cutting will diminish vigor.
Botanical Name | Tulipa ‘Angélique’
Family | Liliaceae
Type | Bulbous perennial
Origin | Garden
Zone | 3-8
Flower Height | 12-14”
Flower Diameter | 5”
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