Mixed of yellow tulips and roses. About Flowers : Yellow tulips now stand for hope and cheerful thoughts. Give a yellow tulip bouquet to a good friend as a caring get-well gift. Yellow is also the color of friendship, which makes it great for a just-because floral gift. Care Instruction : When your flowers arrive in a bunch form, remove the packing, and allow them to breathe. Cut 1-2 inches of the stems, remove the leaves below the waterline, and put the flowers in a vase with clean water.