What is the meaning of the tulip?

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What is the meaning of the tulip?

The tulip is one of the symbolic flowers of spring. Flower of Persian origins, in 1500 it was widely cultivated in Turkey

The tulip is one of the symbolic flowers of spring. Flower of Persian origins, in 1500 it was widely cultivated in Turkey, and for its resemblance to the "tulbend" - turban worn by Turkish men - took the name of tulip. There are different varieties of tulips and colors, so the meaning of the tulip, which generally symbolizes a declaration of love, takes different meanings according to color.

For the Persian people, the tulip was an offering that the young man in love did to his beloved. By giving a tulip he declared himself to be "inflamed with love".

So it is not surprising that the meaning of the red tulip is now linked to love and romance.

But what is the meaning of the tulip based on color?

Red tulips

As well as red roses, to express important feelings with the tulips, it is advisable to refer to the red tulips. Considered "flames of passion", they, in fact, express a burning, perfect and eternal feeling.

Pink tulips

A symbol of attention, affection and good luck and, therefore, are perfect to give to a friend or family member.

White tulips

They represent purity, innocence, forgiveness and respect and are perfect for a wedding or apologizing. The meaning of the cream colored tulip is similar and linked to commitment.

Purple tulips

Noble color par excellence, purple and tulips of this color, represent the royalty. Used often for the big day, in the bride's bouquet, the purple tulip also symbolizes rebirth and is therefore perfect to celebrate the arrival of spring.

Yellow tulips

The meaning of the yellow tulip has evolved from a symbol of hopeless love to that of brightness and sun. It's the perfect and considered the best valentine flowers to smile on your partner, on any happy occasion especially Valentine’s Day.

Striated tulips

Recall the beauty of the eyes and that is perhaps why they are considered the perfect flowers for a gallant appointment!