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watching the flowers grow

Chopin's Prelude tulips [] planted last autumn in front of the Chopin’s monument in Łazienki Park in Warsaw, a gift of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. This particular breed was created by Jan Ligthart over the period of 20 years and dedicated to Fryderyk Chopin.

I accumulated this series of photographs during my frequent visits to Łazienki Park and thought that they looked interesting when put together, marking the passage of time.
Besides, what is more relaxing, not to say meditative, than watching plants grow?

26 November 2009, the planting day

28 March 2010

2 April 2010

9 April 2010, cold nights

10 April 2010

20 April 2010, first flowers are beginning to open

23 April 2010, preparations for the ceremony of naming the flowers officially

26 April 2010, the naming ceremony day

26 April 2010, the naming ceremony day

27 April 2010, after the rain

1 May 2010

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      2010.05.04 Edited

      J'aime bien ce reportage. Quel suspens ! ... ;) Qui se termine avec l'indifférence des deux joggers sur l'avant dernier cliché... et le rose délicat made in Nederland.