Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Her Majesty Arrives...


 

Here she is, my lone Queen of the Night tulip, all the way from Amsterdam.

As you may (or may not) know, I have, over the years, accumulated heaps of tulip bulbs, all bought from the flower market in Amsterdam, as models for my paintings.  Usually, there is a good supply of Queen of the Night in there.  Only one has ever come up.

In 2012 she popped up on 2 May.  Last year she dallied in the earth until 29 May.  This year, she's bright and early, putting in an appearance whilst it's still only April.

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