The Calla Lily……….one of my favorite flowers. As a child we had one wild Calla Lily grow under the staircase to our backyard. No one tended it………..it just thrived on each own. Each spring I would marvel and its beauty and resilience.
Calla lily is an easy to grow perennial known for its beautiful, funnel like summer bloom. “The Calla Lilies are in bloom again.” Katherine Hepburn whispered that line in the classic film Stage Door. The calla lily flower bulbs have been special to American gardeners and come in a variety of shades now. The pristine whites are wild flowering bulbs in South Africa, and even the new glamor colors are easy to grow. They’re all great addition to the garden or in patio pots.
Calla lilies convey the messages of magnificent beauty, panache, feminine modesty and are a symbol of marriage. They are popular during Easter and for wedding ceremonies.
While most flowers are available year-round from greenhouses, many flowers make a conspicuous appearance at a certain time of the year. It is always appropriate to celebrate occasions with the seasons blossoms for almost any event.
Spring (March-May) flowers would be:
We will go over each flower and their meanings!
Looking for a flowery girl name! If my first suggestion of Rose was not an option my next stop is Lily! In fact Lily Rose is a pretty amazing name in itself!
The name “Lily” is of English origin and it means “Lily Flower”. It’s a name commonly given to girls. In 2012 it was the 5th most common girls name. My Little Rosebud has a bff named Lily. How appropriate is that! And no wonder they get along so well.
The lily is a symbol of chastity and virtue and often depicted within religion.
What does the name Lily really mean? A name is much more than just a name!
L is for luster, your shine.
I is for impressive, your qualities.
L is for lucky, who is more?
Y is for yearning, your innermost desires.
Roses are considered one of the most beautiful and romantic of all flowers.
Typically the orange rose is used to indicate fascination.
It’s great to give orange roses to a lover or someone you really desire as they send a very bold message to show your desire and affection.
Orange colored roses signify passion, desire, enthusiasm and lust!
Just as the red rose means passion and the yellow rose means friendship, orange roses often mean a cross-over between these two emotions. Orange roses are vibrant, cheerful and express fascination when you give them to someone
A bouquet of these flowers have been said to be a bridge, crossing someone from feelings of friendship to ones of emerging love. Like a fire being lit in someone’s soul, these orange rose flowers can imply the heat of passion.