Max. Height: 43-46cm |
☘ Origin: Korea and Japan
☘ Family: Liliaceae
☘ Botanical Name: Lilium bulbiferum
☘ Common Name(s): Lily
It is generally thought of to represent emotions such as confidence and, at the extreme, pride.
The Lilies are all considered to represent acquired wealth. Other meanings in Feng Shui include abundance, spring and summer.
Commonly grown as garden ornamentals, Lilies are available in a beautiful range of colors and cultivars that attract various pollinators, including hummingbirds. These tiny birds are especially drawn to flower varieties that come in red, orange, purple, or yellow. For example, hummingbirds pollinate the stunning Turk's cap lily ), which boasts unique yellow and orange downturned blooms. Lily also play host to the larvae of several butterfly species, as well as other insects, which then attract Insectivorous birds.
☘ Lilies purify the air around it and absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen as part of the photosynthesis process. Also lilies absorb airborne pollutants such as benzene, formaldehyde and trichloroethylene.