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Why the Easter Lily?

Only one flower truly represents the spirit of Spring and Easter: the Easter Lily.   A LITTLE HISTORY Officially discovered in Japan (1777), the Easter Lily started being produced in The United States during World War I.  A soldier, named Louis Houghton, saw the flowers in Europe and was so taken with them he brought the lily bulbs back to give to his family and friends.  Their popularity grew and by 1945 over 1000 growers on the west coast were producing the bulbs.  Today, 95% of all Easter lilies come from California and Oregon.   THEIR MEANING The pure white blossoms have long symbolized HOPE, PURITY and NEW LIFE.  And of course, the trumpet-shaped flowers are heralding the arrival of Spring when...

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