Water Lily - I love the look of them - they are a beautiful flower but the waterway in my backyard will become "overrun" with them if left alone, so our Association has to have them destroyed. I wish they could be contained so they could be enjoyed!
Lotus blossoms differ from a lily by their height off the water. Whereas lilies can rest on the water or just above, lotus can rise several feet above. As a lotus is able to emerge from muddy waters, un-spoilt and pure, it's considered to represent a w