Greek myth tells of the Calla Lily coming from the breast milk of Greek Goddess, Hera. Calla Lily means beauty and Magnificence. Roman. Legend tells of Venus arising from the sea, and saw the beauty of the lily and her jealousy spawned the heavy pistil in the center, symbolizing the lust of Venus and her Satyrs. In Christianity he Calla lily symbolizes Resurrection, purity, faith and holiness. It originated in Southern Africa. The white means cleanliness. Sixth wedding anniversary.