Thursday Challenge – Yellow

Yellow it is, this Thursday!
A quick surfing through the lappy archives and I saw this…

…the Yellow Calla Lily, which added brightness and beauty to the decor at a hotel in Shimla.


They say that yellow calla lilies originated from South Africa. They are about 18-40 inches tall. Each stem has one bloom. They are ideal for bouquets and floral arrangements with an expected vase life of minimum 8 days!


Read somewhere that a yellow calla lily long stemmed bouquet is ideal for a tall bride. As these are tall and slender flowers, so when a tall bride carries it, she will look even more elegant and stylish. Wow!!


And this immediately made me remember the sasural genda phool that are generally used in Indian weddings! 🙂

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34 thoughts on “Thursday Challenge – Yellow

  1. This is beautiful .The fact that it is used in a tall bride’s bouquet is very interesting .Never new it .Sasural Genda /Ganda phool (lol). Thanks Shilpa.Have a nice Thursday

  2. @ Shobha : There were whites too in this flower vase and the whole arrangement was damn beautiful! Thanks for sharing the info! 🙂

    @ Kavita : Thks 🙂 LOL @ ‘Ganda phool’ 😀 Yo have a great day too!
    Cheers 🙂

  3. the color is really bright n beautiful … it definately cheers the mood n add color to the room as well – interesting info about calla lilies related to bride !

  4. @ Anil : That’s damn cool and adds more meaning to it! Thanks 🙂

    @ Priya and Sharmila : Thanks Priya and Sharmila, glad you liked it!

    @ Tina : Thanks Tina 🙂

  5. @ Tikuli : Am glad that this flower added a bit of brightness in your day! “May you have all the happiness and luck that life can hold and at the end of all your rainbows may you find a pot of gold.” Amen!
    Hugs Tiku 🙂

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