Category Archives: Lilies

Celebrate Friendship Day This August!


Sunday August 2nd, 2015, marks the official 90th Annual Friendship Day! This widely celebrated day is dedicated to honouring and encouraging the incredible friends in your life.     The very first official Friendship Day was held in North America in 1935. The … Continue reading

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Saturday April 25th is Sense of Smell Day!


Happy Sense of Smell Day! Today, everyone is globally celebrating our ability to smell, and all the wonderful affects of scent. Flowers offer some of the most desirable and enjoyable scents on the planet. A day to build awareness of … Continue reading

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Black Flowers for Halloween


Halloween is just around the corner! In a matter of days, we will celebrate all things dark and creepy. So, in the spirit of Halloween, today’s blog post is dedicated to black flowers.Or more accurately, this post is about flowers … Continue reading

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Fun Flower Facts: Tiger Lily (Lilium Lancifolium)


Tiger Lily (Lilium lancifolium, formerly L.tigrinum) is one of the most popular species of lilies. It is considered a classic garden flower, an “oldie, but a goodie.” It is easily identified by its 6 bright orange, curved petals with black … Continue reading

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Fun Flower Facts: Lily (Lilium)


There are many flowers that have the word “lily” in their common name, such as the calla lily, toad lily, water lily, butterfly ginger lily, flame lily, nerine lily, and lily of the valley, but true lilies belong to the … Continue reading

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Lilies in Bloom!


Lilies (lilium) are some of the most beautiful and showiest summer blooming flowers! They have been cultivated for thousands of years and are beloved for their vibrant colours, intoxicating fragrance and stunning beauty! Adding to the appeal are the countless … Continue reading

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Traditional Easter Flowers & Symbolism


As you know, flowers are perfect for any occasion and for no reason at all. That being said, Easter is one of those times of year when flowers have significant meaning, especially for Christians. Traditional Easter flowers are often displayed … Continue reading

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The History of the Easter Lily (Lilium Longiflorum)


In North America, besides the Easter bunny and chocolate eggs, the Easter Lily is one of the most recognized symbols of Easter. The Easter Lily (lilium longiflorum) has been the traditional flower for Easter ever since they were brought to … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between Asiatic and Oriental Lilies?


The words “Asia” and “Orient” can be used interchangeably to describe the the Eastern part of the world. So when it comes to gardening, you might assume that “Asiatic” and “Oriental” lilies refers to the same flower. However, upon closer … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between a Daylily and a Lily?


Repeat after me: A lily is not a daylily. A daylily is not a lily. While common flower names are a lot easier (and more fun!) to remember than the scientific names, they can be quite confusing. It’s no wonder … Continue reading

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