Ein hinreissend schöner Blogpost über Tulpen… Absolut sehens- und lesenswert.
Tulips were a tray of jewels
E.M. Forster Howard’s End
Tulips in our garden a few days ago.
All images are taken with a Fuji XT3 and various lenses, all handheld except for 6 & 7.
Time of isolation is gardening time. In the garden is tulip time now. Tulip always fascinated us because of their beauty and as there is no other plant that reached such economical hights and produced such hysteria. But we have another current reason as well. The longing for a virus – in tulip breading. You got it right, breeders were welcoming a virus that produces the variegation called colour patterns of the petals. Such tulips were a blessing for the breeders as they got a high price for them. These flowers dominated the flower-still lives of the 17th c.
Isolationszeit ist Gartenzeit für uns. Gerade sprießen die Tulpen. Sie faszinieren uns wegen ihrer Eleganz…
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