What Is The National Flower of Italy?

What Is The National Flower of Italy?

Stylized Lily Is The National Flower of Italy. The Traditional symbolic flower for Italy is Rose while. The People Of Italy Consider White Poppy or White Lily as the religious symbolic flower.

Lily found in different colors including white, yellow, pink, red, and orange many have a deeper color on the inner petal.

According to popularity, Violet is considered a flower symbol in the country. The Lily is also has grown from seeds, scales, bulbils, and bulblets. A cool, porous, and well-drained soil is essential for the good growth of lilies.

There are many other flowers found in Italy like Oleanders, Bougainvillea, Jasmine, Crocus, Cyclamen, Bluebell, Aquilegia, Violets, Periwinkles, Alpine Pasque Flower, Spring Gentians, Aster Alpinus, Convolvulus.

National Flower of Italy Lilies is among the oldest cultivated plants. In Asia Minor, during the 2nd millennium BC, the bulb of the Madonna lily was cultivated for use in a medicinal ointment; the ancients raised the bulbs of this species for food.

Profile of Lily

Botanical NameLilium ‘Stargazer’
Common NamesStargazer lily, stargazer, oriental lily
Plant TypePerennial bulb
Mature SizeUp to 4 feet tall, with a 1-foot spread
Sun ExposureFull sun
Soil TypeWell-draining, evenly moist loamy soil
Soil pH6.3 to 6.8; slightly acidic
Bloom TimeSummer
Flower ColorPink to crimson, with white edges and dark spots
Hardiness Zones4 to 9, USDA
Native AreaNA; this is a hybrid developed in 1978; parent species are native to eastern Asia

Things About Lily

  • Lily is a native and most popular flower in Italy.
  • Lilies are popular flowers for gifting purposes it symbolizes purity and refined beauty
  • White lilies represent modesty and virginity,
  • orange is for passion,
  • yellow symbolizes gaiety,
  • Lily of the Valley represents sweetness and purity.
  • Easter lilies are trumpet-shaped, white and waxy flowers that are a symbol of the Virgin Mary(the mother of Jesus; Christians refer to her as the Virgin Mary; she is especially honored by Roman Catholics)

Rose is also a national flower. This flower is popular all over the world. Red roses symbolize love and passion, white purity, yellow purity.


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