Weddings FAQ - General Questions

What flowers do you have available and what colors?

Greenhouse Tulips. Available year round. That’s right, tulips are no longer just a flower for spring! Whatever month, whatever day your wedding is planned, we will have tulips ready for you! Simple in bloom. Bold in color. Tulips offer great flexibility for any wedding and their beauty will be sure to make an impression on your guests. Colors are generally red, white, purple, pink, yellow, and orange

Asiatic Lilies. An array of bright and vibrant colors assures these flowers will lend compliment to any room. Colors include red, white, orange, yellow, salmon, and pink. Available year round.

Oriental Lilies. Extremely elegant, these increasingly popular lilies are truly incredible in size and spectacular in color – and fashion a breathtaking centerpiece arrangement. Colors include a snow white match to your bridal gown or a shade of soft pink. Available from mid June to mid November.

Peonies. These large and luxurious flowers are only available during a short period between spring and summer, but their showy presence makes them a popular choice. Typically available during the first weeks of June. Call for color selection ranging from white to pink to purple.

Daffodils. If you are planning your ceremony for the end or early part of the year and have these cheerful yellow flowers in mind, then you are in luck! Available late December through mid February.

All flowers are shipped directly from our farm to your desired location for unparalleled freshness and quality.

How far in advance should I place my order?

We recommend placing your order at least 4 weeks before your requested delivery date.

What? You are getting married in 7 days and still have not placed an order for your flowers? Don’t worry! Give us a call and we will work with you to make your wedding wishes come true. Placing your order early guarantees the best selection, but we are still picking, packing, and shipping flowers every day throughout the year.

What is the best day to have my flowers arrive?

All flowers are shipped and arrive in bud form. If you plan on ordering Tulips or Iris, you will want to allow 1-2 days for the flowers to fully open. And if you are ordering Lilies, Peonies, or Daffodils you will want to allow up to 5 days for the flowers to fully open. If you are not certain what delivery date would work best for the day of your wedding, then please call us and we can help you decide on the specifics!

How will my flowers be shipped? Will you include any special instructions regarding care for my flowers once they arrive?

Your flowers will be shipped via overnight delivery. This allows flowers to arrive from our farm to your chosen location in less than 24 hours – thereby ensuring the outstanding quality and freshness of your flowers. Upon arrival you should give each of the bunches a fresh cut approximately 1 inch from the end of the stem and then place them directly in cool water – while they are still wrapped. All stems should then be removed from any packaging after a few hours have passed. Once you have arranged your flowers it is important to remember that keeping them in darker locations with cooler temperatures will slow their opening process, while placing them in a warmer room with more light will help them to open more quickly. Both options are fine for the flowers and you should treat them according to your plans and timeline. However, aim to keep all of your flowers out of direct sunlight and hot temperatures for as long as possible as these extremes will shorten the life of your beautiful blooms.

Can I choose more than one color for my flowers? Can I request specific varieties?

Absolutely! Our flowers are wrapped in bunches, so you may choose the same color for all of your bunches, choose one color for half of your bunches and another color for the other half, or you may even decide to choose a mixture of all our colors. Tulips, Iris, and Daffodils are packaged 10 stems to a bunch; Asiatic and Oriental lilies are packaged 3 stems to a bunch; and Peonies are packaged in 5 stem bunches.

And as always, if you are not exactly sure what you want, or are simply looking for more detailed information before you make your choices, please give us a call and we will gladly help!

Fresh cut flowers are only half of what we do at Tulips.com. We also have a great selection of tulip bulbs, daffodil bulbs, iris bulbs, hyacinth bulbs, and other specialty flower bulbs for spring blooming. Customers can place bulb orders from February to December for the biggest and best flower bulbs available anywhere - including Holland. The mild maritime climate of the Skagit Valley allows our bulbs an extended growing season to mature and grow to larger sizes - growth that is supplemented by the rich topsoil of the valley. Need proof? Check out the blooms that the Tulips.com bulbs produce at our RoozenGaarde display garden. After our fields of flowers have been topped, the bulbs are allowed to mature and multiply, and are then harvested. Tulips.com then selects the largest bulbs from each year's crop so you can grow the same beautiful tulips, daffodils, and iris in your own home gardens.

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