These tulips were supposed to be a pinky, apricot colour, according to the picture on the front of the bulb package, when I planted them last October. They're basically a pale yellow, with the tiniest hint of a pink edge at the top. Definitely not what I was going for, but they're starting to grow on me (no pun intended.
Below is the birthday boy, relaxing in the shade. Boy was it ever hot out yesterday and today! Feels like summer has finally arrived in the West Coast. BTW, the birthday hat lasted precisely long enough for me to take the shot, before it was swatted off.