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Summer In Lily

August 24, 2015




More summertime blooms are headed your way in this flower-power blog post. Lilies are known for their fragrant aromas, beautiful summer blooms, & presence at special occasions such as weddings & summertime events.
But did you know lilies come in an assortment of colors from yellow done on to red? Yep, & each color means something. For instance, white represents purity while pink symbolize friendship. If you're a royal (Hello, Duke & Duchess of Cambridge) the white Tiger Lily represents royalty, wealthy, & power.

Other Lily Facts:
  • Lilies have health benefits--They were used to treat toxins/depression in Asian medicine & still today with the oils & serums found in the plants which can be used in creams and hair treatments 
  • Lilies are possessions to your cats--will cause renal failure! WARNING!    
  • There are over 100 varieties of lilies. In plant, talk lilies are known as, Lilium deriving from the genus family.
  • The white lilies are the most fragrant of all lilies 
  • Next to the rose, Lilies are the second most popular flower. Calla Lilies & Tiger Lilies are the most well-known out of the lily family
  • In the Chinese language lilies symbolize or rather mean, "ever-lasting love" awe.  
  • There are some famous Lilies out there--Lilly Pulitzer & Serena Van Der-Woodsen's mother Lilly in the CW's Gossip Girl.
If you're not lucky enough to have some lilies outside your door..shop below to find lilies that will last an eternity!

XO. 





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