Lilies and What They Mean 

Published: April 30, 2021

Did you know that the may birth flower is a Lily? In addition to that, they can also be used in a time of bereavement. Lilies are known to bring peace of mind to a family member or friend who has suffered a loved one. You will often see them in funeral arrangements for this reason. Lilies suggest the soul of a loved one has returned to a peaceful state of innocence.

Other Lily Facts

· The lily is the 30th anniversary flower, which is fitting because it means devotion.

· Lily is the most popular of all flower names for girls.

· They are extremely toxic to cats.

· Lilies are very fragrant and are often used in perfumes.

· Lily bulbs should be planted during the fall, as they require a cold, dormant period.

· They bloom during the summer.

Lily Symbolism & Colors

Lilies commonly grow in white, yellow, pink, red, and orange.

· White lilies symbolize purity and virtue.

· Pink (stargazer) lilies symbolize prosperity and abundance.

· Red lilies symbolize passion.

· Orange (tiger) lilies symbolize confidence, pride, and wealth.

· Yellow lilies symbolize thankfulness and desire for enjoyment.

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