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Tulips starting to show their true colors

The first tulips are showing some color, and I think they’re red. Or maybe hot pink. I guess they could be orange, too. The buds haven’t fully opened, so it’s hard to know for sure.

Only three or four have buds so far, but the others were a little behind poking up from the ground, so I think the color will come in waves.


But that begs the question — just how long will a bloom last once the tulip flower fully blooms? One week, two weeks? More? I’ve seen answers all over the place, from 1-4 weeks. My neighbor has some that have been blooming for about a week and they seem to show no sign of wilt. And another thing — because it’s the first year for my tulips, will they bloom differently this year? Will they all bloom?

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