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15 Unique Facts about the Lily

15 Unique Facts about the Lily

15 Unique Facts about the Lily

15 Unique Facts about the Lily

  1. Lilies are one of the most ancient flowering plants, having been around for over 80 million years.
  2. In Ancient Greece, the lily was a symbol of purity and innocence, and was often used in weddings.
  3. Lilies come in many different varieties, with over 90 species and thousands of hybrid varieties.
  4. The lily is a popular flower for bouquets, with its large, showy blooms in a variety of colors.
  5. Lilies are edible, with some varieties having a sweet, cucumber-like flavor.
  6. The lily is the national flower of France.
  7. Lilies are a popular symbol in Christianity, and are often used to represent the Virgin Mary.
  8. The lily was a sacred flower in Ancient Egypt, and was used to decorate the tombs of Pharaohs.
  9. In Chinese culture, the lily is a symbol of purity, humility, and innocence.
  10. Each lily petal is made of six petals, arranged in two layers.
  11. Lilies are very fragrant, with some species having a scent that can be detected from up to 40 feet away.
  12. Lilies are poisonous to cats, and can cause kidney failure if ingested.
  13. Lilies are a popular choice for tattoos, often representing innocence, beauty, and purity.
  14. Lilies are associated with love and romance in many cultures, and are often given to loved ones on special occasions.
  15. In the Bible, lilies are associated with the birth of Christ and are a symbol of hope and resurrection.

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