Different Types of Lilies

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What Are Different Types of Lilies

What Are Different Types of LiliesWhat Are Different Types of Lilies
Vibrant, colorful lilies fascinate everyone. What are the different types of lilies? To find out, read on…

That day, I was in a bad mood, walking all alone. It was really a long, boring day. Suddenly, my eyes captured a beautiful sight…Yes, it was a mind-blowing lily garden!… Vibrant, colorful!… awesome!… I just forgot all my boredom and frustration. Those fresh blooms of attractive lilies relaxed my tired mind. Really, the magic of beautiful lily flowers can transform a boring, dull day into a refreshing time, full of pleasure and energy.

Blessed with delicate beauty, the lily is one of the most popular flowers. The word ‘lily’ in Chinese means “forever in love”. A colorful lily garden is quite fascinating. The symbolism of the lily has philosophical and spiritual significance. Lilies are considered as the symbol of purity, innocence, and new life. Some lilies are without any fragrance, while some have a strong fragrance. Lilies grow best in the Temperate and Mediterranean regions. Lilies are available in a number of colors and varieties. They come in a multitude of bright colors such as yellow, pink, white, orange, whitish purple, cream, and lilac. The major two types of lilies are Oriental and Asiatic.

Oriental lilies bloom during late summer and they are fragrant. Lilium Stargazer is one of the most common types of Oriental lilies. Asiatic lilies are hybrids, originated with Asiatic species. They generally bloom during early summer. These types of lilies come in a wide variety of vibrant colors.

Various Types of Lilies

Some of the common types of lilies are as follows:

  • American Hybrid:

These types of lilies are found in the United States and Canada. These lilies appear like balloons. Their petals are joined towards their back. They need a shady flower bed and well-drained soil.

  • Margaton hybrid:

These lilies are a very popular garden plant. These lilies grow very tall, with the face drooping towards the ground. They come in different bright shades with spots.

  • Asiatic hybrid:

This type of lilies are the earliest to bloom. They can be easily grown. They are available in a wide range of colors including pink, red, yellow, white, plum and orange. These lilies are without any fragrance. These lilies require a lot of sunshine.

  • Candium hybrid:

These are a very rare type of lilies. They are not used for commercial purposes and are mostly grown by the people, who are fond of growing rare plants.

  • Trumpet and Aurelian hybrid:

Trumpet lilies are huge, waxy flowers, full of fragrance. They are available in bright gold, pink, yellow, apricot, plum, and glistening white colors. Aurelian lilies come in a wide range of shapes and colors. Trumpets and aurelians generally bloom in mid to late season.

  • Species lily:

These types of lilies are wild lilies. Native lilies can be found in Europe, America, and Asia. They are excellent garden plants.

  • Goldband lily:

This type of lily is known for being a large flower. It is white with golden-yellow markings. This type of lily is fragrant.

These various types of lilies can be creatively used for bouquets and beautiful flower arrangements. Lilies are one of the most preferred wedding flowers. They offer a traditional touch to wedding decorations.

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