The lily is a beautiful flower ranked as the fourth most popular flower across the globe! Dating back to 1580 BC, when the images of lilies were discovered in a villa in Crete, these majestic flowers have long held a role in ancient mythology. For many, the lily is more than just a flower. It’s a part of every occasion be it the birth of a child, the wedding of your loved one or mourning a loss of someone close to your heart. They come in a variety of different shapes, sizes and colors, perfect for the special someone in your life. They represent humility, purity, devotion and refined beauty although there are other meanings based on the various colors of the flower. The flower contains 80-100 species. Many are grown in the subtropical region where they have been extensively cultivated and numerous hybrids have been developed. Lilies are among the oldest cultivated plants, from being used for medical purposes to ornamental decorations.
> A white lily traditionally symbolizes modesty and new beginnings. An orange lily symbolizes passion.
> A Lily of the Valley is a symbol of sweetness and a pure heart.
> Yellow and gold lilies most commonly symbolize good health and healing.
> While bright red blooms speaks of passion and work great for weddings and proposal bouquets.
> Asiatic lilies, which bloom in early summer are known for their broad range of colours and distinctive wild patterns and brush marks.
> Oriental lilies bloom during mid to late summer and are known for their strong fragrance.
> The striped pink flower is known as the ‘stargazer’ is also one the most popular type of lilies where it displays vibrant spots on its petals and faces upwards. It means ambition and encouragement with a difficult challenge. It’s an oriental lily that doesn’t require staking and can be grown in containers. It also tends to attract butterflies and hummingbirds.
A bouquet of hand tied lilies of different color palettes is the best way to deliver your love and appreciation to your near and dear ones. Now you can sit back and relax while we hand deliver your pure sentiments and emotions to your loved ones to make their day. All you need to do is choose the color of your lilies and place your order on the online store of Shades of Spring.