Spring heralds the return of many popular flowers that give off amazing scents and fill our world with color. You can just feel the excitement and anticipation for warm weather when you see the best-loved spring flowers emerge from the soil. As daffodils, tulips, and lilies bloom, the atmospheric shift inspires people to enjoy the outdoors — and set their sights on some lovely springtime bouquets!
Lilies are one of the most iconic springtime flowers. Not only do they hold deep meanings in multiple cultures, but they have such timely, seasonal beauty. There are also many varieties of lilies that come in all sorts of colors and silhouettes. For these reasons and more, lilies show up in many single stem and mixed arrangements. Since quite a few treasured holidays occur in the spring, you’ll also never lack an occasion to send lilies to someone you care about. So let’s take a closer look at this beautiful flower from our spring collection and explore some lily arrangements that you can give someone this season.
Lilies grow naturally in the northern hemisphere around the world. Right now, there are over 100 known varieties of this flower native to Europe, Asia, and North America. Since it is a beautiful and fragrant flower, it is cultivated in many countries and used in countless ways. They grow the most easily in temperate and tropical areas, but today’s greenhouse and grow light technology makes it possible to grow lilies worldwide. Since it would take a book to list and explain all the known types of lilies, here are just a few of the most popular ones you will see in delivered bouquets.
Lilies offer so much variety with their many colors and shapes, giving people the option for something subtle or generously abundant. Due to its beauty and presence throughout the northern hemisphere, cultures around the world have found meaning in this beautiful flower. Though nuances occur in every culture, the broad meaning drawn from the lily is connected to rebirth, purity, motherhood, and innocence.
In Christianity, the lily is a mainstay in Easter arrangements in centerpieces and altar decorations. You can see depictions of this flower in faith-based images and greeting cards this time of year. The lily is also an auspicious flower for Holi, a colorful and beloved springtime celebration in India and around the world. The Asiatic lily also makes a frequent appearance in Ramadan bouquets, joining the ranks of other white and pastel flowers. Each of these holidays commemorates deeply meaningful events in different faiths, which the beautiful lily honors. So, if you’re wondering what flower to give to someone this time of year, you can be sure that any variety of lily will be warmly welcomed.
Since Mother’s Day falls in the spring, you can count on any arrangement from our spring collection to be a big hit. If you need some ideas, here are some of our seasonal arrangements with lilies that would make excellent Mother’s Day gifts.
If you want to give a gift that stands out from the crowd, make sure it has eucalyptus accents. Our variety of dried bouquets, fresh flowers, and plant gifts ensures you can find the perfect gift for everybody on your list. Also, if you plan on ordering flowers regularly, you can save by setting up a flower subscription service.