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Re: My Tulip Tree!!!

Wonderful site isn't it Bonnie!  In the old section of
this town, there is a corner lot lined with them. Huge
trees! The house is over a hundered years old, so
thinking those trees might be around the same age.
They put on a wonderful show yearly.


--- Bonnie & Bill Morgan <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>

> In all this heat (in the 90's from Donna's part of
> the country...thanks,
> Donna!  LOL!!!) my iris are not lasting as long as
> when it was cooler and my
> peonies practically "popped open" in their glorious
> beauty but aren't
> lasting long unless I cut them and bring them in. 
> The same is true of the
> big orange poppies.  But they did look marvelous for
> 3 days.  The big
> surprise was my tulip tree.  We planted it over 10
> years ago and this year
> it decided to bloom--REALLY bloom!!!  The big
> blossoms seem to be greenish
> with an orange band on the inside then with a little
> time, they turn more
> and more yellow.  The tree is practically loaded
> with them!  I was so
> excited, I had to drag neighbors over to take a good
> look at the ones I
> found at my eye level!  (It doesn't take that much
> to give me joy.)  Of
> course the neighbors and my kids give me that look
> that lets you know they
> can't see the excitement in a tree flower.  LOL!!!
> Those who have had blooming tulip trees, do they put
> out any type of seed
> pod after bloom?  What should I expect?
> Blessings,
> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
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