Everyone adores lilies! Lilies bring remarkable elegance to the home and garden with their vast, spectacular flower range from spring to summer. Lilies, cultivated from bulbs, are perennial blooms that come back every year and require very little maintenance.
Lilies are an excellent choice for decorating your home before any significant event or celebration. It is also a perfect choice for Birthdays, Weddings and other occasions.
There are some really amazing facts about lilies that many people are not aware of and might come as a surprise to many. We will talk about a few of those facts here that make them even more special.
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Lilies go way beyond just being a pretty flower. They are loved and adored by a lot of people, more than we can imagine. They are really pleasant to look at and look very delicate and fragile.
- Fantastic shades
Lilies come in a wide range of beautiful shades, including pink, orange and yellow. Apart from blooming white, yellow, red, and pink lilies, there is also an orange lily known as Tiger Lily with brown dots or freckles on it. All these colors and varieties make lilies all the more pleasant and loveable Wedding or Birthday flowers.
- Cultural Significance
The lily is also an emblem of healing in Chinese culture. Lilies are given to friends or family in China who are going through a difficult time or healing from losing a loved one. This flower is also believed to aid in the recovery from anxiety or depression.
- They represent a vast range of meanings
White lilies represent purity and innocence, whereas pink lilies, often known as Stargazer lilies, represent desire and motivation. Red lilies symbolize passion and can be given as a proposal present or as a marriage day gift. Lilies that are yellow or golden represent good health and wellness.
- They are way more than just a flower
Lily is also a delicacy! Yes, Chinese people eat a lot of dried lily bulbs. It’s either used as a garnish or as a full-fledged vegetable. In China and other Asian countries, ‘Jain’ or ‘Buddha’s Delight’ is a well-known dish. This stew is made on New Year’s Day because it is said to bring prosperity.
A little more about Lilies
As lilies rarely fall dormant, there is no such issue as an “off-season” for them. Lilies are perennial plants that thrive in the absence of human interference and are always in trend! As the holiday season of Christmas and New Year approaches, you may want to consider ordering some lilies for yourself or your loved ones.
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