Thursday, 5 May 2011

Lily of the valley

In the language of flowers, the lily of the valley signifies the return of happiness. Legend tells of the affection of a lily of the valley for a nightingale that did not come back to the woods until the flower bloomed in May.

On 1st May, traditionally, women sell bunches of lily of the valley in the streets of French towns. Young men buy them to give to their sweethearts.


  1. It is a delicate flower I love most besides red puppies.I bougt the bulbs in Brussels to give Müge and she says that she can not put in words scent of flowers but mine has gone to sleep I think.I will have to wait for next may.It is even so nice to see the picture in your blog.
    Thank you Beth.

  2. It's wonderful that Müge has lily of the valley in flower. She is enjoying them. Yours have settled in and next year they will flower for you.

  3. I can open my blog but can not publish anything...?