Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Petal Talk

It is no wonder Calla Lilies are a popular, besides being beautiful, they actually resemble a champagne glass. Atop each stem is a solitary bloom, composed of a single graceful curl of color encircling a thick, upright stamen.Calla Lilies are native to South Africa. The blooming time of Calla Lilies is late spring. The most familiar color is white, but they do come in a variety of bright colors including green, pink, purple, yellow, and orange. Even after your wedding, they can stay alive for several days in a vase. Calla Lilies are poisonous so you need to be cautious around pets and children. Calla Lilies are a very temperamental flower, to make them last longer you should avoid touching the actual flower. Calla lilies are elegant whether paired with other flowers in a calla lily bouquet or alone, in an arrangement of pure calla lily bliss.