Thursday, February 9, 2012

Exploding Tulips


My husband is not one for giving Valentine's Day gifts
so to make myself feel better about being
(most likely) flowerless on February 14th,
I purchased myself a container of tulips.

I thought these were a good buy at Costco for $10. 
Not only do I get flowers now but a nice glass vase and
bulbs to plant to hopefully bloom Spring 2013

In the warmth of the sunny window,
those flowers started opening up pretty quickly.
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Maybe I should have moved them to a darker location
or maybe once a tulip starts to open, it just goes quick.



Full blown here...




...and then exploding to hardly even looking like a tulip...

...but still pretty even in this stage.





Well, the tulips didn't even make it to Valentine's Day
but I enjoyed watching them open up day by day.
I'll plant the bulbs see the pink tulip blooms again when they
spring from the ground in about 12 months.

4 comments:

  1. Those tulips are gorgeous! My favorite! Since they bloomed so quickly you'll have to treat yourself to another bunch!
    -Lynn

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  2. The tulips are beautiful, even in their exploded state!
    Have a Happy Valentines Day
    Barb

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  3. Amazing how some spring flowers can perk up the day! They say you can't plant forced bulbs, but all grew fine. ~ Maureen

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  4. What happens when the tulips grow completely..? Do we leave the bulbs in water as is and the flowers come again.??

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