Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Water Lilies

Missouri Botanical Garden, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - water lily 1

Missouri Botanical Garden, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - water lily 2

Missouri Botanical Garden, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - water lily 3

Found at the Missouri Botanical Garden.

Water lilies and related flowers were recognized in Europe and the Mediterranean region as symbols of purity, the resurrection, and spiritual illumination, and white versions been called the “Lady of the Lake” as a symbol of the Blessed Virgin.

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