Lily species include the Japanese golden-rayed lily, orange lily, Canada lily, Krameri, Madonna lily, Henry's lily, tiger lily, Easter lily, Martagon lily, Turk's cap lily, panther lily, regal lily and Japanese lily, according to The Flower Expert. Other types of flowers have often been mistaken for lilies, such as the day lily, water lily and arum lily, but these blossoms are not lilies and belong to other species of plants.Know More
Wikipedia lists additional types of lilies including the Bolander's lily, Washington lily, Shasta lily, Mt. Hood lily, leopard lily, Sierra tiger lily, Alpine lily, Meadow lily, Michigan lily, Carolina lily, swamp lily, American tiger lily, sandhills lily, wood lily, Philadelphia lily, prairie lily, Polish lily, turban lily, goldband lily, morning star lily, coral lily, low lily, Siberian lily and Siroi lily.
The Flower Expert states that lilies are imagined to symbolize purity and refined beauty. In many cultures, lilies are believed to convey different meanings according to their species and color. For example, white lilies symbolize modesty and virginity. Orange lilies symbolize passion. Yellow lilies symbolize gaiety. Easter lilies are thought to symbolize the Virgin Mary, and lily of the valley symbolizes sweetness and purity of heart. Lilies are the fourth most popular flower in the world.Learn more about Botany
One type of the African lily is the Agapanthus africanus africanus. This Aftican lily has open-faced flowers in colors ranging from light to a deep blue.Full Answer >
Water lilies reproduce by seed and by new plants sprouting from the large spreading roots, which are underground stems called rhizomes. Petals surround male and female reproductive parts. The petals are only open during the daytime for three days.Full Answer >
A single plant can transpire at different rates over the course of a day, depending on a number of factors, including temperature, relative humidity, wind and soil moisture. There are also species-specific differences, which can be broadly classified by the type of photosynthesis: C3, C4 or Crassulacean Acid Metabolism (CAM).Full Answer >
Japanese maple trees are susceptible to diseases such as anthracnose, verticillium wilt, tar spot, leaf spot, leaf scorch and root rot. Some of these diseases are potentially deadly, while others are usually harmless and merely cosmetic.Full Answer >