Casablanca Lily in Landscaping

Casablanca Lily in Landscaping

By Pat Browning My friend Marlene called while I was reading Wendy Bartlett’s Comment on last week’s blog. Marlene and I laughed ourselves silly remembering our 1984 trip to New Orleans. She reminded me that we always meant to put that week into a mystery novel. Maybe it’s not too late. In fact, I have an idea … Besides the 1984 World’s Fair, New Orleans was hosting a medical convention. French Quarter hotels were booked solid so we got a room at the Airport Hilton. It was a perfect …

Meaning of the Casablanca Lily

Meaning of the Casablanca Lily

All flowers have meaning and for this coming Valentine’s Day you want to make sure that you pick out the perfect bouquet. But what is the meaning of the flower that you give? Although there are hundreds of types of flowers,here are a few of the more common and some have various meanings based on their color. Carnation pink- gratitude red- flashy striped- refusal white- remembrance yellow- cheerful Daisy – innocence Lilac - first love Lily calla- regal casablanca- celebration day …

Casablanca lily flowers Facts

Casablanca lily flowers Facts

Congratulations you are engaged! Now grab onto your fiance and get ready for a wild ride! It is hard to not become overwhelmed by wedding ideas. With all the magazines, books, blogs, websites, and television shows on this subject it s easy to feel buried by ideas. Without a doubt there is no shortage of fabulous flower photos! However, while doing your research keep in mind two important things Price and Season. It s a given that I LOVE peonies, garden roses, orchids, etc. I would …

White flowers Lily

White flowers Lily

The white lily flowers is linked to Juno, queen of the gods in Roman mythology. As the story goes, some milk fell from the sky when he was nursing her son Hercules, resulting in a group of stars we call the Milky Way the white lily flowers are designed from what milk fell to the earth. Easter lilies can also be regarded as a symbol is included with the image of the Virgin Mary. It grows through the Mediterranean and West Asia, and possibly all of it originated in Persia and Syria …

Casablanca Lily bulbs Care

Casablanca Lily bulbs Care

In Chinese, the word lily means forever in love. These beautiful and fragrant flowers have been a symbol of purity for more than 3, years, and can be enjoyed as a cut flower in an arrangement or growing in your garden. The cultivation of lilies dates back to 1500 B.C. with the Madonna lily, or lilium candidum. Many of the bright colors and forms of lilies were found on botanical expeditions during the 1800s in Asia. The Chinese and Japanese lily species were exported to Europe …

Casablanca lily Hardiness

Casablanca lily Hardiness

Colder climate leaves turning colors. (The chart published by the USDA and complete interactive searching – link below – can be found on the website for the US National Arboretum, which is a good place to start when trying to determine in what type of climate you live.) When researching your location, bear in mind that all map lines are not absolute and each garden has its own unique micro-climate. Neighborhoods with many trees blocking wind, hills that drain away moisture …

Casablanca Lily Wedding

Casablanca Lily Wedding

Season: The majority of varieties of lilies are available pretty much all year long but the colors and actual varieties will vary by growing location. Cost: Callas and mini callas generally start around $4 per stem from a florist and go up from there depending on the time of the year. Larger lilies like Stargazer and Casablanca will often be higher as they are larger and make more of an impact – don’t let a higher price tag let you rule them out as a little can go a long way! …