Of all the flowers to grace the planet, the Lily is one of the most beautiful and sought after. You'll be familiar with the heady fragrance of many varieties of lily. You may even have appreciated their stately beauty on significant occasions such as weddings, anniversaries and funerals, and enjoyed them on other important days like Valentine's Day, Easter and Mother's Day.
The Lily has been bred over centuries from the genus Lilium to offer a stunning range of colours, from the purest of whites to a rich, evocative burgundy. The lily can be grown in diverse spaces including borders, beds and yards, balconies and pots, and lilies are found the world over as accent plants. Indoors, the impeccable stature and refined range of fragrance of the lily makes it the perfect flower to suit any decor and, because of its diversity of colours, fragrances and uses, a lily delivery is always a treasured gift.
Lilies across the colour spectrum also hold unique meanings, telling a diverse range of tales from purity to hope. If you're planning a lily delivery, read on to find the lily that says it all.
Lilies By Colour
White lilies: Symbolising virginity and modesty, many white lily varieties feature widely at weddings and funerals.
Yellow lilies: Reflecting the simple pleasure of joy, yellow lilies are often used to celebrate happy occasions such as an engagement or the birth of a baby.
Orange lilies: Representing pride and prosperity, orange lilies are the perfect flower to mark an important milestone.
Red lilies: Conjuring up passion and desire, red lilies are not to be trifled with!
Lilies By Variety
Easter lily: A white lily associated with the resurrection of Christ, the easter lily symbolizes peace, hope and the Virgin Mary.
Casablanca lily: A classic choice at weddings, the pure white Casablanca lily is both beautiful and fragrant.
Peruvian lily, or lily of the Incas: This gorgeous lily variety reflects friendship and steadfastness of heart with its playful shades of pink, yellow, orange and white.
Stargazer lily: The evocative perfume of this Oriental variety makes the stargazer one of the most popular lilies. The white stargazer represents sympathy, while the deep, blushing pink variety portrays prosperity.
Lily of the Valley: Although it's not a true lily, the lily of the valley is a perfect gift for the sweet and pure of heart. It is the flower of the second wedding anniversary.
Whether you are commemorating a solemn event or celebrating a joyous occasion, a lily delivery remains a memorable choice. Take the time to send a message to your loved ones through the symbolic power of lilies and you'll have found the perfect gift.