White tulip meaning

The White Tulip: the origin

Although the White Tulip is the symbol of the Netherlands, it is a flower native to Persia; in fact its name recalls the muslin turbans that indicated the newly blooming tulip flowers. This flower arrived in Europe around the mid-1500s through a natural scientist and ambassador to the court of Suleiman the Magnificent, who sent bulbs to a botanist named Carolus Clusius who was in charge of the Dutch royal gardens. He gave these bulbs to a grocer who, not knowing them, cooked them with frying and tasted them with oil and vinegar; still today the flowers of some tulip varieties are usually added to salads and desserts, while the dried ones are ground into flour in some areas of Japan.

The White Tulip: its meaning and its varieties

Given its simple shape, its numerous and colorful blooms, the Tulip is one of the most loved flowers ever. The Tulip is one of the first to bloom every year even when the snow has not yet disappeared, it gives strong, unique sensations and by binding to a sense of intimacy it becomes the symbol of perfect love, even fame so much that, at the time of the Empire Ottoman, it meant wealth and power. The Tulip has many varieties with it and each has a different meaning associated with it. The White Tulip asks for forgiveness, the yellow ones (which in the past meant an unhappy love) bring a smile to brighten the day for the people dear to us and close to us, while the more varied ones in addition to giving availability throughout the

Tulips: how to grow them

The bulbs of Tulips should be planted in the sun or slightly in the shade, it will do well in any garden soil as long as it is rich, it is not excessively humid in winter, and finally it should be digged in depth; while in the summer they prefer warmer and drier positions. The bulbs can be planted in pots or in flower boxes but in this case the short stems must be taken into account and the most suitable ones are those of botanical or early tulips, subsequently it will be necessary to mix a third of: loose earth, soil and coarse sand; finally plant the bulbs. In themselves, tulips are not demanding flowers, they do not require excessive care as they are not afraid of diseases and do not attract parasites. In view of dry springs you should not be afraid to water them excessively,

White tulip meaning: The White Tulip and the bouquet

Given its elegance, its delicacy, given its so simple shape and the various shades that the tulip can take, the bridal bouquet made with these flowers remains one of the most loved. As seen above, its meaning (which symbolizes perfect love and more) is linked to the occasion that will see it appear as the undisputed protagonist, it is usually chosen in white but will never be trivial since the bouquet it is packaged in various versions ranging from seeing it covered with silk ribbons ranging from green to white, surrounded by green and shiny leaves, or embellished with orange flowers, peonies and lilies of the valley. This floral arrangement sees the White Tulip perfect for traditional, solemn and church wedding occasions.

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