The Sacred Lily: Chastity and Purity: The Minoan civilization considered the lily sacred. The lily is mentioned in both the Old and New Testaments and became the symbol of purity and chastity in Christianity.
If you want to give Mom a beautiful bouquet with an incredible scent order her flowers today and remember that they date back millions of years, even before Venus! Mothers Day Central's website has many choices of flowers, poems and lots more for your to enjoy.
Aphrodisiac Qualities: The Ancient Greeks believed that the orchid roots had aphrodisiac qualities and would cure reproductive problems. In 1640 a Botanist wrote that if “a man ate a large orchid tuber, he would begat many children”.