What kind of vase is best for Tulips?
The best kind of vase for tulips is our Wickstead pot or Royal Windsor depending on the length of your stems. The best way to display tulips in a vase is by arranging them in a spiral motion, so the flower heads fan out effortlessly. You can find a range of suitable vases here, and we recommend our Wickstead pot or Royal Windsor vase for tulip stems.
How do I get tulips to stand up?
You get tulips to stand up by dropping a penny in your vase of water. Putting a penny in a vase can stop tulips from drooping due to the copper in the coin.
Should you put ice or water on tulips?
You can put ice or water on tulips. Tulips enjoy cold temperatures, so can even be kept in the fridge overnight. Florists advise dropping an ice cube in a vase of cool, clean water to keep tulips happy and healthy.
Should you remove leaves from tulips?
You should remove leaves from tulips should they sit below the waterline of your vase. This is recommended because foliage and leaves that sit below the waterline of your vase can contaminate the water, leaving your tulips with less chance of a long vase life.
Is vinegar good for tulips?
Yes, vinegar is often suggested as a good solution to prolonging the vase life of tulips and other cut flowers. This is because vinegar helps decrease the growth of bacteria in your vase over time, lowering PH and increasing acidity.