Thursday, March 12, 2009

Wedding Flowers:: Calla Lily

The calla lily is a very popular choice for wedding flowers. This trumpet shaped flower originated in Africa and is said to symbolize magnificient beauty. There are two common types available: one with a long stem and large head (appropriate for tall arrangements) and the miniature version (appropriate for nosegay bouquets and boutonnieres. The calla lily is available in creamy ivory, yellow, orange, mauve-pink and dark purple.

Did you know that the calla lily is also known as arum lily?

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