What Is the Meaning of Pink Tulips?

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What Is the Meaning of Pink Tulips?
Tulips are one of the most popular Spring flowers. (Image by Flickr.com, courtesy of Vince Alongi)

Tulips are instantly recognisable with their teacup shaped flowers and tall slender stems. They come in a wide range of colours, each with their own distinctive meaning.

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Meaning

While tulips have a general meaning of love, the pink tulip specifically denotes feelings of caring, perfect happiness, or well wishes. Many florists consider this flower choice appropriate for all occasions.

What Is the Meaning of Pink Tulips?
Tulips come in a variety of shades. (Image by Flickr.com, courtesy of Delphine Devos)

History

Tulips originated in Turkey and Persia, and became popular with Europeans in the 17th Century. Although tulips are now grown throughout the world, people normally refer to them as "Dutch Tulips".

What Is the Meaning of Pink Tulips?
Holland is known for their tulip farms. (Image by Flickr.com, courtesy of Jesse Millan)

Name Origination

The word "tulip" is actually a Persian word meaning turban.

Varieties

Pink tulips come in a variety of shades and sizes; flower sizes range from 18 inches to 36 inches tall.

What Is the Meaning of Pink Tulips?
Example of tall tulips. (Image by Flickr.com, courtesy of Kıvanç Niş)

Care

Your fresh tulip flowers should last in the vase for about seven to ten days. Only add commercial flower food to extend the life of your blooms. )

What Is the Meaning of Pink Tulips?
Recut stems before placing into a vase. (Image by Flickr.com, courtesy of Jesse Yardley)

Popularity

Only the rose and chrysanthemum are more popular than the tulip.

What Is the Meaning of Pink Tulips?
Mixed-coloured bouquets are popular. (Image by Flickr.com, courtesy of irina slutsky)

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