The fairest tulips of the them all

Yesterday morning I enjoyed a weekday off work plus three more blissful things ... {contented sigh} ... all before breakfast:

  1. Sunshine
  2. An easy drive from city to country (ie, light traffic, no roadwork, no construction zones -- this is rare)
  3. A greeting from exuberant 'Angelique' when I pulled into Mom's driveway:

Mom's favourite tulip_1324 I love the lush, peony-like blossoms and Sakura-pink colour. You can see a close-up of another Angelique's beautiful face here.

So if you were limited to just one tulip in your garden, which one would you grow and why?