When I saw the images from the growers I couldnt believe it. We know web pages are shopped.
I think its optimal look for ice cream is just before it fully opens.
I can see the look in your first picture.
Wish I had been able to get a few.
I have Lingere .Deer ate them to the ground but buds and stems hadnt emerged yet.
One bud was munched and it looks "bug eaten " They really are beautiful with a soft cream graduating to pink.