High Desert Tulips

Posted by SantaFeJoe on Sat Apr 27, 2019 8:44 pm

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A few years ago, I had a slope behind my wall that was bare dirt. I decided to add some spring colors to it by planting around 1400 tulips to see if they would take in the dry area. Most years the dry winters only produced several hundred flowers, but they multiplied over the years. This fall, winter and spring were fairly wet and this is the best year yet for the tulips. This image only captures a few of them.
Nikon D700, Nikon 50 f1.4, f14@1/160 sec., slight crop.
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by Mike in O on Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:51 pm
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Great springtime shot Joe...reds seem a little hot though

by Ron Day on Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:14 pm
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Wonderful vibrant color, Joe.

by Tom Whelan on Mon Apr 29, 2019 7:03 pm
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Beautiful scene, fine array of flowery hues.

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by Carol Clarke on Thu May 02, 2019 3:20 pm
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What a great idea for this bare patch of land, Joe. You must be pleased with this colourful collection!

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by Matthew Pugh on Fri May 03, 2019 5:42 am
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I enjoyed seeing this riot of colour

All the best

by SantaFeJoe on Fri May 03, 2019 8:40 am
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Thanks, all, for your comments and input.

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