Lily of the valley is the return of happiness. It’s small plant shape, bell shaped flowers, and pleasant fragrance, loved by people. It means happiness and purity. In France, people give each other this flower on May 1st to express their wishes for peace and happiness in this year. Generally, the people who get this flower will hang it in the room and keep it for a whole year, which means that happiness will stay forever and the meaning is very beautiful.
In the United States, we call it “Lily in the valley” and “tears of the virgin”. Its English name is “Our Lady’s tears”. It can be seen that in the United States, Cymbidium means something pure and noble. In Holland, the May of every year is the “lily of the valley Festival”. On that day, people send each other lily of the valley, hoping that the other side will be favored by Cupid. In Holland, the bell orchid represents innocent and romantic feelings, happiness and expectation.