These are some kind of parrot tulip from the big box. As the years go by, I am experimenting with forcing varieties of bulbs that arenâ€™t recommended for forcing. It seems to be simply a matter of waiting longer. (Maybe Iâ€™ll move on to iris next year.) And judging from whatâ€™s going outdoors, I have all the time in the world.
Here's the first PlantCam experiment. Not great, but sort of fun. The cat seemed to realize it needed help.