and perfect love. The symbolic meanings also change with the color of the tulips. They also mean eternal life and are heralds of spring. Along with crocuses and daffodils, tulips are the first flowers to blossom each year, sometimes while there is still snow on the ground nearby. In addition to their role as an excellent garden flower and long-lasting cut flower, tulips petals are actually edible. Tulips are used fresh rather than cooked and can be added to appetizers, salads and desserts. Tulips add color, texture and excitement to meals.
(There are different interpretations for the meanings & uses of plants. Here we offer some general info. but encourage you to work/meditate and find your own.)