Lilies are timeless and elegant flowers. They are one of the most popular flower varieties that are chosen for any occasion. Choose from a wide range of bouquets with lilies and surprise someone with a truly beautiful & fragrant floral gift. These lilies are delivered in bud form, to protect them during transit. This way the recipient can also enjoy them a lot longer.
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Lilies are one of the most popular flower gifts – and it’s easy to see why – their distinctive shape, fragrance, and range of colours make them an eye catching feature in any floral display. Plus lilies have a longer vase life than many other blooms, and can last for up to 10-14 days if looked after.
Many varieties exist, there’s oriental lilies, calla lilies, and stargazer lilies, each bringing their own distinctive appearance to each floral arrangement. You will find bright pink lilies, white lilies, vibrant coral lilies, and more in the range by BlossomingGifts.com – superb alternatives to waitrose flowers, m & s flowers and tesco flowers floral gift bouquets.
All Lilies arrive in bud form, which means a longer vase life, and helps to keep the flowers safe during transit. They will usually open after 2-3 days.
Lily Symbolic Meanings
Lilies are a versatile bloom for many different occasions, from anniversary flowers to sympathy flowers. (White Lilies are commonly used in sympathy arrangements).
White Lilies – Purity, Virtue and Modesty.
Orange Lilies – Energy, Confidence and Passion.
Pink Lilies – Love, Compassion and Femininity
Here are a 6 facts about lilies that might surprise you!
1 – In some countries lilies are grown for their bulbs and not their flowers. The edible bulb is enjoyed as a delicacy.
2 – Lilies are known for their long vase life. Removing the pollen found in the flower can increase it even more.
3 – Lilies are often used in medicine to treat various ailments, including anxiety and depression.
4 – Lilies are extremely toxic to cats.
5 – Lilies signify innocence. In Victorian times, they were nicknamed ‘majesty’ due to their association with the Virgin Mary and their angelic shape.
6 – Egyptians were amongst the first people to use the lily flower in cosmetics. Lily extract was added to both ointments and scented oils.