Simple Pleasures - Tulips are symbolic of fame and perfect love. The symbolic meanings also change with the color of the tulips. Variegated tulips mean "you have beautiful eyes." Yellow tulips mean "there's sunshine in your smile" and cheerful thoughts. Red tulips are most strongly associated with true love. The daffodil symbolizes rebirth and new beginnings and has become synonymous with spring. The daffodil is also a sign of winter’s end.