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gemini_sage
Winchester, KY
(Zone 6a)

April 26, 2007
10:49 PM

Post #3435212

Since I'm in the process of moving, I'm cutting most of my spring bulb flowers to enjoy at the new place where I'm spending my nights now. I'm loving vases of fragrant blooms all over the house so much, this will have to continue!

I was in a pastel mood this morning:

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gemini_sage
Winchester, KY
(Zone 6a)

April 26, 2007
10:53 PM

Post #3435225

A cobalt blue vase of Tulip 'Ollioules'

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gemini_sage
Winchester, KY
(Zone 6a)

April 26, 2007
10:57 PM

Post #3435241

And when the tulips started to fade a bit, they became the "frog" to hold these 'Fragrant Rose', 'Stainless', and 'Silent Valley' Daffodils.

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gemini_sage
Winchester, KY
(Zone 6a)

April 26, 2007
11:01 PM

Post #3435258

I love Single late tulips for cutting. The long, graceful stems make them gorgeous without arranging. I prefer the simplicity of just the blooms arranging themselves :)

This is 'Sorbet', as yummy as the name!

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Wvdaisy
Buffalo, WV
(Zone 7a)

May 9, 2007
4:01 PM

Post #3480114

Neal, you have gorgeous tulips and daffs. The arrangements are lovely, wish I could smell them :~)

Lana
gemini_sage
Winchester, KY
(Zone 6a)

May 9, 2007
4:08 PM

Post #3480134

Thanks Lana. 'Fragrant Rose' is hands down the winner for fragrance, and they lasted wonderfully in the vase. Something I'm already loving about this old house is that it cools down every night, and the trees keep it pleasant during the day. Cut flowers last so much better for me now :)
Wvdaisy
Buffalo, WV
(Zone 7a)

May 9, 2007
4:18 PM

Post #3480162

That's great! Can't wait to meet you at the RU :~) I hope 'Fragrant Rose' is one of the bulbs in our trade! I love fragrant flowers and am really looking to put more fragrance in my garden.

Lana
gessiegail
Taft, TX
(Zone 9a)

May 12, 2007
9:36 PM

Post #3490741

gosh, gemini_sage...this is awesome...thanks for posting.
I have drifted off into lala land with the african violets and all their cousins...be back at the end of the summer when I actually have flowers outside (LOL)

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