Lilies have a number of symbolic meanings associated with them, depending on the variety and the colour. This makes them a versatile bloom for many different special occasions, from birthday gifts to anniversary flowers. White lilies are also commonly used in sympathy arrangements.
Lily meanings range from femininity, purity, and motherhood, to ambition, passion, and courage. Take a look at our quick guide to lilies and their meanings below:
White Lilies: Purity, virtue, modesty
Pink Lilies: Love, compassion, admiration, femininity
Orange Lilies: Energy, confidence, passion
Red Lilies: Love, romance, passion