Easter lily

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Easter lily

n.
Any of various lilies, especially Lilium longiflorum var. eximium, having large, white, trumpet-shaped flowers that bloom in the spring. Also called Bermuda lily.

Easter lily

n
(Plants) any of various lilies, esp Lilium longiflorum, that have large showy white flowers

Eas′ter lil′y


n.
any of several white-flowered lilies that are artificially brought into bloom in early spring, esp. Lilium longiflorum.
[1875]
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Noun1.Easter lily - tall lily have large white trumpet-shaped flowers that bloom in the springEaster lily - tall lily have large white trumpet-shaped flowers that bloom in the spring
lily - any liliaceous plant of the genus Lilium having showy pendulous flowers
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Cllr McVeigh said his call for Easter Lilies to be sold and for staff to be allowed to wear them was a "simple parity of esteem issue".
My colleagues at the Cornell Feline Health Center tell me that all plants in the genus lillium and genus hemerocallis carry the toxic principle, including common garden varieties (Stargazers, tiger lilies, peace lilies, and daylilies) and the beautiful Easter lilies that are often displayed as indoor potted plants and cut flowers during the spring holidays.
It was great to see such a turnout - 300 relatives showed up for the ceremony, with seven great-grandchildren of volunteers laying a wreath and Easter lilies.
This includes Easter lilies, day lilies, Tiger lilies, and Stargazer lilies.
Prior to World War II they were imported, but today, almost all Easter lilies are grown in a small area along the coast of California and Oregon where the climate is ideally suited for these particular lilies.
From a Champagne powerhouse snapping up a California still wine producer to a premium Oregon winery buying vineyards to secure its own grape supply, deals were popping up like Easter lilies during April and May.
There were many Easter lilies to remember loved ones and an Easter garden arranged by Eric Weaving.
Future flowers on Easter lilies will appear in late August or early September and may require staking, as they normally grow to about 3 feet.
I immediately drove to the nearest town and bought a vase full of Easter lilies and delivered them to the landowner's mother.
The smell of Easter lilies is still fresh in our noses.
Day lilies, Tiger lilies and Easter lilies contain an, as yet, unknown renal toxin that causes kidney shutdown in cats.
Easter lilies are highly toxic to cats if ingested and can be fatal.