Sunday, May 31, 2009

Sprengerei Tulips




Nothing cuter than wee Sprengerei Tulips, and each year they bloom around June 1. I can't take any credit for them being in my garden, but I've been enjoying them for sixteen years thanks to the previous homeowner. I must confess that I didn't even know their name until recently when I went to the gardens at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York.

Thanks for stopping by! There's something blooming daily in the garden these days.
Debbie@Mountain Breaths
Debbie@Mountain Breaths

Hello, I'm Debbie.I enjoy hiking, kayaking, cross country skiing and snowshoeing in the Adirondack Mountains (thus Mountain Breaths). I live in Upstate NY with my supportive husband and have three precious sons..

5 comments:

  1. Debbie, I'm not familiar with that type of tulips, but they are adorable. What a nice "leftover" from the previous homeowner.

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  2. I'm not familiar with these either. They must be long lived and more naturalized than a lot of the tulip bulbs we usually see. What bright little spots of color in the woodland garden setting...LOVE THEM!

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  3. They're so pretty! and they look beautiful against the greens! Pretty picture, and pretty neat that you've been enjoying for so long!

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  4. I've never seen that type of tulip - it has a gorgeous color!
    How nice you are now able to put a name to it since you have it in your garden!

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  5. How cool that they bloom this late. Very pretty! I need to look into them as well. I like to stretch the season.

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