Lilies are tall perennials under the genus Lilium, which are herbaceous flowers classified as ‘true lilies.’ This notes comparison to other flowers commonly recognized with the word ‘lily’ in its name but are not part of the same genus.
Happy Lily Ever After
These blooms with large open wide flowering plants have made cultural prominence globally. With it, are interesting stories to tell and a fragrant whiff to encounter. Lilies can be truly – someone’s happy ever after.
Many are fascinated with lilies not only for its endearing charm but also the literature that comes with it. Lilies play a significant role in the story of Hera and Zeus in the Greek mythology wherein the drops of milk which spilled from Hera’s bosoms grew into magnificent flowers which we call today, lilies. From this narrative, lilies were known to symbolize pureness of intention and love from one person to another.
There are a number of lily flower types, although these come with a wide range of colors and forms, all lilies grow from bulbs with 6 petals and each possesses its own striking qualities.
Trumpet Lilies. These hybrid lilies, are of course, shaped like trumpets which makes it all the more amazing. Though spotless and not broad enough like the others, trumpet lilies are highly fragrant and attractive because especially as it comes in assorted vibrant hues.
Asiatic Lilies. Despite its lack of scent and size, these types of lilies are still one of the most sought for because they last long, needs little maintenance, and comes in different radiant colors.
Easter Lilies. Scientifically known as Longiflorim Lilies, this type of lily is one of the most popular lilies species as it is the commonly selected flower on holidays and other special events. The classic white bulb blooming flower on Easter is also a crowd favorite since it’s easy to grow, scented, and long-lasting.
When in doubt, go for lilies!
Confused on what to send? Send a lily bouquet to your loved one or friend.
Congratulate a mother who has just given birth with Asha.
Bring some best wishes to the newly-wed when you send a Dreamy Garden Bouquet to the couple’s new home.
Show gratitude and appreciation to a friend with Somewhere Over the Rainbow.
The beauty of lilies goes beyond appearance, so whatever your purpose of sending, lilies can get the message through with the help of Lily’s Florist.