Lily is one of the most popular flowers. It founds in North America, Asia, Europe, and Australia. Its large petals, elegant appearance, and distinctive fragrance attract the hearts of many people all over the world. The Lilium symbolizes beauty, loyalty, grace, renewal, rebirth, luck, fertility, and purity of the soul. Despite the many color variations of lilies, white lilies are popular flowers as wedding flowers. Although you often encounter this flower, there are still many appealing facts about lilies that you may not know. Let’s take a look at some of them!
They have a long life even if you put them in a vase. So, this is the perfect choice to decorate your home or work desk. Just stop by the nearest flower shop, and find a bouquet of them there that are ready to color your daily life. It does not grow well when planted alone. You have to sow them by placing them in groups of 4 or 5 of them and see how fast and beautiful they grow.
Apart from white lilies, pink lilies, red lilies, and so on, did you know that there is a type of lily called Tiger Lily? This is orange in color and has brown spots on the petals. It has a scientific name, namely Lilium Lancifolium (L. Tigrinum). It is a species of lily native to parts of Asia such as China, Japan, Korea, and the Russian Far East. You can also find it in the eastern part of North America. Many people cultivate it as an ornamental plant. It is because of its unique features that are different from other types of them.
They have orange flowers with black spots on the upper side of the petals. Its striking color and black dots make it unique. It is what causes them to have the name tiger lily. The combination of them is similar to that of a tiger animal. Tiger is an animal with orange and black colors and has a black mottled motif. But the tiger lilies have black spots. They have an early blooming season in summer. But you might be able to find it in the middle of the summer. The petals will be shaped like a tube or eggplant before the flowers bloom. They will bloom and form like stars when the season comes. Even some people judge them to be shaped like a Turkish hat. It is because the tips of the petals are curved back to the base of the flower. When in bloom, they have six petals. Usually, they will grow to about 4 feet tall, and they produce a very mild fragrance.
In eastern and western cultural communities, they view orange as a color that represents energy, balance, and enthusiasm. They are a representation of the symbol of wealth. The reasons for this are still vague, but they have been known as symbols of prosperity for centuries. One of the potent reasons lies in the black spots on the petals. Many people say that they look like money or coins. The other reason is that the price of the stem is quite pricey. In the past, they were a special gift to give to others.
The bold and bright orange color helps it stand out. In addition to the original meaning of it, there is also a meaning according to Victoria. Apart from signifying wealth and prosperity, they also represent pride. That is not the meaning in the negative connotation of arrogance. But the meaning of positive arrogance. They depute confidence and not arrogance. It is why they represent royalty in the past. They are a depiction of the authority of the nobility. In Buddhism, they are symbols of the virtues of compassion. They are also associated with several goddesses in different religions and mythologies, such as Juno, Venus, and Kwan. They are depictions of more aggressive feminine characteristics.
They are plants that have stories, myths, and superstitions. The same goes for them. One of the myths they have is that you will also have freckles if you smell them suddenly. Lily is the flower of protection. They are a sign of one’s protection against impending danger. Therefore, many people believe in these myths and grow them around their homes. It aims to ward off bad spells, ghosts, and all kinds of evil and danger.
They are one of the ingredients for making herbal and alternative medicine. They are a remedy for nasal congestion and nausea. Even so, you should still be careful with the pollen. It is because they contain poison. You have to be very careful if you have a cat if you want to grow this flower. It is because they are known to bring bad luck to those of you who keep cats. Lilium is known as a flower that is deadly to cats. They have poison for your pet. Therefore, try to place it out of reach of your pet. Tiger lilies are one of the ingredients for making herbal and alternative medicine. This plant can cause nausea, kidney failure, and even cause death.
This can carry several viral diseases. And the virus can spread to other plant species you grow. One of the most common is the lily mosaic virus. So don’t forget to give it fertilizer and anti-pest medicine. To grow them, you can use the bulbs to make them easier to plant. You can also plant these flowers from seeds. You should also plant it separately from your other types of plants. They are plants that grow very well in wet soil. It is because they are perennials and wild. This annual plant is sure to brighten up your flower garden. Its unique beauty will be one of the attractions that stand out compared to other flowers.