DescriptionTulips are amongst the most beautiful flowers on earth. Originally cultivated in the Ottoman Empire (present-day Turkey), tulips were imported into Holland in the sixteenth century. When Carolus Clusius wrote the first major book on tulips in 1592, they became so popular that his garden was raided and bulbs stolen on a regular basis. As the Dutch Golden Age grew, so did this large, showy and brightly coloured flower. They became popular in paintings and festivals, and in the mid-seventeenth century, tulips were so popular that they created the first economic bubble, known as “Tulip Mania”. As people bought up bulbs they became so expensive that they were used as money until the market in them crashed.
Purple tulips are associated with royalty, wealth and prosperity. A delight to behold, purple tulips can also be linked with admiration for the accomplishments of a loved one. In “Hamlet”, Ophelia speaks in her soliloquy about the colour purple, which she relates to nobility. Rich and lavish purple also signify exuberance, jubilation and triumph. Purple is also linked to spirituality, the sacred, power and magic, believed to increase your imagination, remove perceived spiritual obstacles, calm confrontations, and re-energise the learning of new things. Purple helps align oneself with the whole of the universe.
Presented in our signature kraft paper and cellophane, accompanied with a beautiful card containing your personal message, this flower bouquet is sure to ignite a magical spark in any soul. Select from five different bouquet size options.