Their perennial bulb like form makes them a symbol of resurrection and determination. This beautiful flower is in the genus tulip and has 109 species. The flower has 6 petals and is distinctly separated from each other. Tulips are available in various colors which include red, pink, yellow, orange and purple. Tulip flower is an 11thwedding anniversary flower and represents elegance and grace. Yellow tulips symbolize cheerfulness and white tulips stand for forgiveness. Purple tulip is synonymous with royalty and red tulips symbolize deep love.It is believed that the black velvety center of the tulip represents a lovers heart.