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The red flowers of the Lily Original Love had me daydreaming in a forest full of red blooming beauty.

By: ALINA NEACSA | 04-01-2023 | 3 min read
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Love at first red sight header on Thursd

I've always loved a dose of red flowers in my life because it fills me up with the feeling of passion. This time, the Lily Original Love accompanied me on this wonderful flower journey and this is what I have to share about my experience.

Lily in the History of Mankind

In Greek mythology, the lily was the flower of Hera, wife of Zeus, and was supposed to have formed from the milk of her breast. In Roman mythology, Venus, the goddess of beauty, was supposedly so jealous of the flower’s white loveliness that she caused a huge pistil to grow from its center.


Lily Original Love origin in green mythology on Thursd


The lily flower was considered sacred in the Minoan civilization, and the first image of a lily appeared in Crete around 1580 BC. The beautiful bloom of the lily flower makes it one of the most popular flowering plants in the horticultural business. But, this showy flower is so much more than meets the eye. It has significant symbolism in a number of cultures, partly due to its beauty and radiance.

The Symbolism Behind the Lily Flower

The flower is mentioned in both the Old and New Testaments. The lily became a symbol of purity and chastity in Christianity and became associated with the Virgin Mary. It was also a representation of death and symbolized the loss of innocent children and the martyrdom of saints.


Lily Original Love Alina Neacsa on Thursd


Symbolism by Color

My Flower Choice

I chose a red lily for my blog because of its symbolism. Red symbolizes passion and 'Passion Red' is Thursd’s Floral Trend Color of 2023. One of the things that makes the lily flower special is its ability to survive after being cut. That’s why you often see them in flower arrangements like bouquets, vases, and garlands.


Alina Neacsa with Lily Original Red on Thursd


Out of all the Bredefleur collection of lilies, I picked the Lily Original Love. This lily inspired me to do a unique photo shoot using the beauty, color & fragileness of the lilies to express the times we are living in. 

Using a very special location, the power of contrast tells the story: a burned old house that symbolizes hard times and the beautiful flowers that always find a way to grow and bring beauty to the world even in the hardest times. Although flowers are considered to be fragile, they’re also very strong in a way that nature has the power to succeed.

Lily Original Love

The Lily Original Love is one of the most popular lilies from Bredefleur. This big and sturdy flower has the color of passion: a beautiful warm shade of red.


Flower choice of Alina Neacsa is the Lily Original Love on Thursd


The Original Love variety is only available at Bredefleur and has a great vase life. The flowers (as you can see from my pictures) look amazing as they are; they can fill up a vase beautifully and look perfectly exactly as they are.

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Alina Neacsa

Passionate Romanian flower designer Wedding designer⚜️ Trainer for new florists⚜️ Luxury wedding Florist⚜️ Influencer⚜️Traveler⚜️



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