Tulips, three lips, four lips, five,
Under the sun you happily thrive.
When it's cold or rainy out,
You close your lips for a nice hideout.
How logical and reasonable for this act,
But til I grew my own tulips, I knew not of this fact.
I'm a little late posting this, as my tulips are on the decline. Some flowers have fallen, and I'm sure many more will follow after the rainstorm. I am placing popsicle sticks to mark their spots as they wilt, as I plan to plant more bulbs this fall. Apparently tulips are not the best perennials, as many of mine grew leaves but no stems this second spring of flowering. How do your tulips fare year after year?