Definition of Cottage tulip
1. Noun. Any of several long-stemmed tulips that flower in May; have egg-shaped variously colored flowers.
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Literary usage of Cottage tulip
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Well-considered Garden by Francis King, Louisa Yeomans King (1915)
"A tulip of far paler yellow than Bouton d'Or is Moonlight, another cottage tulip, so elegant, so distinguished, as to relegate Bouton d'Or at once to a sort ..."
2. Continuous Bloom in America: Where, When, What, to Plant, with Other by Louise Shelton (1915)
"Running parallel with and close to the two cottage tulip lines are two lines of alternating annuals, ie, Campanula medium, Snapdragon, and Zinnia. ..."
3. The Little Garden by Francis King (1921)
"For instance, a pink Darwin tulip is not nearly so charming among the young yellow-green leaves of certain shrubs in May, as a yellow cottage tulip. ..."
4. Flower Gardening by Henry Sherman Adams (1913)
"Thus the tall single cottage tulip might be planted behind hardy candytuft for a May effect and autumn monkshood for an October one. ..."