Arranging Pastel Tulips: The third most popular flower in the world, tulips were once the symbol of the Turkish empire. Shipped in bud form directly from the “land of tulips” in Holland, your pastel colored tulips have traveled a long distance and may be thirsty upon arrival. Your tulips will continue to grow and change after being cut, so leave enough room for your pastel colored tulips to grow and move while arranging. Don’t be afraid to cut, as your bouquet will look good with pastel tulips in varying lengths. Tulips have a natural tendency to bend and lilt, to seek light, so keep this in mind when placing your tulip bouquet under a direct light source.
Pastel Tulip Bouquet Care Tips: Your pastel tulip bouquet has an estimated vase life of 4-6 days. If properly taken care of your tulip bouquet may last longer. Don’t be afraid to cut your tulip stems, as your bouquet will look good with pastel color tulips in varying lengths and will also help the tulips drink water better. After trimming your tulip stems, fill the vase with lukewarm water and add first packet of floral food. Tulips are heavy drinkers, so make sure you feed them some fresh water daily. To straighten bent tulips, wrap the tulip stems tightly in damp newspaper, secure with an elastic band, and stand in deep, lukewarm water with light directly above them. Leave for a couple of hours, and pastel tulip bouquet will be as good as new.