You’ll be hard pressed to find a more unusual flower with such a deeply rooted cultural and historical significance as the calla lily. it’s a popular choice for weddings as well as other romantic holidays and occasions.It’s no surprise that the name calla lily comes from a Greek word for beauty. In ancient Greek and Roman mythology, the lily represented the goddess Hera, from whom it was believed the flowers came. The Calla it has been associated with holiness, faith and purity. Additionally, as the cone-line flowers blossom in spring, they have become symbols of youth and rebirth.