Calla lilies are so elegant that just a handful alone can make a stunning bouquet. Many brides agree! White calla lilies are said to be a good luck charm for wedded bliss. The word calla comes from the Greek word for beauty—Calla. The Calla Lily symbolizes Purity, Faith, and Gratitude.
Some facts about Calla lilies are as follows:
- A picture of pure elegance, the unique flowers come in either full or miniature sizes. The miniature sizes come in many different colors.
- Calla Lilies must be handled delicately because the blooms tend to bruise easily.
- It’s commonly depicted in images of the Virgin Mary. Calla lilies are also symbols for rebirth and resurrection, tied to the resurrection of Jesus Christ in part because they bloom around Easter and in part because they are shaped like trumpets which symbolize triumph.
- The calla lily is the 6th wedding anniversary flower, symbolizing the beauty of a couple’s love.