The life of tulips

Tulips are an irresistibly favourite flower of the Spring season. It’s hard not to love their cheerful blooms in a whole spectrum of colours.

I recently came home with a rainbow bouquet and bunch of “rhubarb and custard” blooms. 

It was hard to resist photographing them in their prime. But as the flowers withered and petals dropped, I found them even more compelling.

Flowers in death are as beautiful as when they’re freshly picked. What do you think?

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13 thoughts on “The life of tulips

  1. What a lot of colour a bunch of flowers can pack! Love the combination of live and dying tulips and that the colour is still in those petals as they transform.

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