The fleur-de-lis is very often present in the decoration
Lilium comes from the Greek word 'leirion', a word that is among the first to designate the fleur-de-lis. This plant grows all over the world and has been important in dozens of cultures throughout the centuries. Today there are many variations of culture with different colors and shapes of petals.
If you visit some castles of the Loire, you can see this flower strong symbolism, marked by history, especially kings of France. For example, the crest of the crown represented three flowers of lily, evoking the Holy Trinity but also the Christian virtues (faith, hope and charity).
The lily is also associated with the sun's rays. In the past the alchemists considered it a lunar plant. Nowadays in China, she is often used for weddings because her name sounds like the beginning of a sentence wishing the couple a happy union for a century. Moreover, according to the belief, the plant would help relieve heartaches after the loss of a loved one.
The lily has always aroused admiration
The symbolism of colors
Indeed, the language of flowers is very important when offering a bouquet. The whiteness of the lily always symbolizes purity and innocence, but also the Virgin Mary, which explains why it adorns churches and often wedding ceremonies. Pure love and nobility of feelings are closely linked to the plant but also to the marital union.
In red color, the fleur-de-lis embodies passion. When it is pink, known as Stargazer lily, affection, ambition and tenderness; yellow - friendship, good health and enthusiasm; and orange - desire. In any case, it is sure that the pretty lily can add a lot of elegance to each message that it transmits and that it pleases the one who receives it.
The strength and beauty of the fleur-de-lis have taken root in the cultures of the world. Very appreciated in the gardens, the richness of its colors and its good behavior in vase make it a perfect plant for the interior decoration. More and more present on the silverware, the curtains or the wallpaper, this decorative floral design symbolizes a royal style and a majestic elegance. Discover all the symbolism of this charming flower to bring wealth and splendor into your life.
Elegant appearance embodied in these iron cages
The flower means royalty and a majestic look
Passion and dynamism
Purity and beauty
Living room or office decoration
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