The lily, a flower revered by several cultures throughout history, has been used for symbolic and medicinal purposes, according to the Flowers & Plants Association. While several varieties produce bright colors, the famous “Madonna Lily” only blooms white.
People have cultivated the lily for at least three millennia. Ancient Chinese and Assyrians revered the flower. Until the 1500s, however, the Madonna Lily remained the only known variety of the plant outside of Asia.
Chinese folk medicine included lilies in remedies to bring good luck. Europeans also have used lilies in medicinal preparations throughout history. Lilies seemed to have some effect against depression and ingestion of toxins.
While lilies may add elegance to a garden, they contain compounds that act as a deadly poison on cats. Homeowners should prevent their cats from going near lilies at all times.
We are celebrating our annual Lily Celebration.
2/22 – 3/8 at the Boca Raton, Davie and Palmetto Bay Flower Markets.
Stop by to win prizes and take advantage of our sale, SAVE 20% OFF all designer Lily arrangements and stems!
Every Sat during our celebration there is a FREE 2pm Design Demo. Our skilled designers will show you the best techniques for creating a stunning arrangement using Lillies.
No Reservations, No Fees, Just Fun!!!
Bring Family and Friends and enjoy learning together…
Don’t leave after the demo; our designer will raffle off an arrangement to one of our lucky attendees!