‘Apricot Foxx’ Tulips: Still Looking for the Perfect Pastel Single Tulip

Like so many other times, I was first drawn to order ‘Apricot Foxx’ tulip when the online photos promised beautiful soft pastel colored flowers. This spring, I waited eagerly for them to open. Much to my surprise, I was greeted with this really odd pink-orange color – the likes of which I have never seen in tulips. Let’s take a closer look –

Though they weren’t at all what I had expected, I will say that the ‘Apricot Foxx’ tulips were actually quite charming. I found it really interesting that the stamen color of each flower wasn’t consistent. While many have yellow stamens, some of the flowers have dark ones. From a flower arrangement standpoint, this was actually something that I found to be a little bit bothersome, but not a dealbreaker.

The photo of ‘Apricot Foxx’ tulips standing in the sunshine really does the best at showing the flower’s true color. The inner petals are a pretty (yet, saturated) peach-salmon color. Most of the outer petals have a brighter pink stripe, as well.

Though ‘Apricot Foxx’ tulip wasn’t the perfect single pastel tulip that I had been hoping for, I would definitely consider growing it again. What do you think? Have you ever grown ‘Apricot Foxx’ tulip before? If so, I would love to hear all about your experiences in the comment section below. Thank you so much for stopping by the blog!

2 thoughts on “‘Apricot Foxx’ Tulips: Still Looking for the Perfect Pastel Single Tulip

  1. I’ve never seen them and never have grown tulips, although I love them. Wonder why I never have? I live in the subtropics now so not the time to try.

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