More likely a confused blogger. I am informed by a sharp-eyed reader that these are autumn crocuses, Colchicum speciosum, not tulips (their stalks were distinctly pallid, making me think they were ailing tulips). At the very southern end of the Promenade right now. With two species of ants exploring their tender hearts.
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