calla lily


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calla lily

n.
Any of several southern African plants of the genus Zantedeschia, widely cultivated as ornamentals and cut flowers for their showy white, yellow, pink, or purple spathes.
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Noun1.calla lily - South African plant widely cultivated for its showy pure white spathe and yellow spadixcalla lily - South African plant widely cultivated for its showy pure white spathe and yellow spadix
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
pink calla, Zantedeschia rehmanii - calla having a rose-colored spathe
golden calla - any of several callas of the genus Zantedeschia having yellow spathes
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The expo guests also had the opportunity to shop unique items from vendors focusing on health and wellness, such as, Makeup by Estee Lauder, Calla Lily Salon & Spa, Jazzercise Naperville, Advanced Sports Therapy, among others.
Blooms of calla lily, or Zantedeschia aethiopica, are faintly scented and this attracts bees, responsible for pollinating.
As the calla lily flower's season in Yangmingshan Zhuzihu is quieting down, Taipei's Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) gives the public another reason to still come visit the place - to enjoy a relaxing early summer walk in the area.
THE calla lily that blooms from March to May is as famous as the flower season of Yangmingshan, a backyard of happiness most favored by Taipei people.
Benguet produces about 30 varieties of cut flowers, among them roses, gladiola, calla lily, carnation and anthurium, she said.
Though less versatile than roses and tulips with regards to their color, calla lily flowers are another popular choice for weddings.
* Modern Spice: Peppercorn, cardamom, and anise combined with jasmine and calla lily along with touches of amber and musk.
The groom wore a smashing Calvin Klein grey tuxedo with ivory accents and an ivory calla lily boutonniere.
7 Flowers Vivienne Lee and Nick Priestly let you in on the secret of making a perfect centrepiece using the elegant calla lily.
Elsewhere around the league on the final week of action, Delphinium trounced Yarrow 4-0 (3,131-2,938) and Calla Lily swept Daffodil 4-0 (3,028-2,671), both in group one; and Carnation beat Tritoma 3-1 (3,126-3,023) in group two.
STYLE 2: (right) Hair stylist Natalie says: "I draped her hair to the side to offset the flowers." A calla lily gives the blonde curls a romantic look.