Calla Lily Series – 30

Calla Lily Series - 30

The legend of the calla lily:

” Zeus, the roman god had fathered Hercules with earthly women. When Hercules was born, Zeus wanted Hercules to have divine powers. He drugged Hera and let the little Hercules nurse from her. As Hera came back to her senses, she was furious and pushed the baby aside. During this act, the milk way was formed and as the few drops of milk fell on the earth they became lilies. Seeing the beautiful lilies, Venus felt that her beauty was being challenged. She began cursing the flower and soon a heavy pistil came out of the centre of the beautiful cup shaped flower.”

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