Lilies are large showy flowers, grown from bulb and are native to the Northern Hemisphere. Lilies are prized for their elegant, vibrant blooms. Cultivated for over 3,000 years, longer than any other ornamental flower, they have been used to decorate royal courts and the bulbs were cultivated for medicinal purposes in Asia. Lilies are one of the world's most symbolic flowers. In the Middle Ages, associated with the purity and innocence. Very delicate and elegant, they are suitable for a number of occasions but are particularly popular for bridal flower bouquets and wedding anniversaries.