Category Archives: Calla Lily

Celebrate Friendship Day This August!


Sunday August 2nd, 2015, marks the official 90th Annual Friendship Day! This widely celebrated day is dedicated to honouring and encouraging the incredible friends in your life.     The very first official Friendship Day was held in North America in 1935. The … Continue reading

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Plant Profile: The Calla Lily


CALLA LILIES: A thick, waxy, funnel-shaped spathe (the petal) wraps around a shorter fleshy spike (spadix) in this elegant “less is more” flower. The actual “flowers” are the “bumps” on the spadix. The stems are smooth and leafless. Interesting Facts … Continue reading

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Calla Lily


Want to stay in touch with an old friend? Send some calla lilies! Calla Lily History The calla lily is neither a calla nor a lily. It was once considered to be a calla by the Swedish botanist, Carolus Linnaeus … Continue reading

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