The Tiger Lily Memorial brings beauty into the world and honors the legacy of the late Marcia Adler, our founder’s mother, who passed away on May 31, 2020. She believed in celebrating shared experiences, natural elements, and exploring common ground. The fund supports multiple initiatives that define these concepts and will change with the seasons. 


Flowers, like people, have grown and evolved to show both their beauty and their strength. 
This is truly evident in the tiger lily, with her vibrant orange blooms that close at night to protect her pollen from wind and rain. Like the majestic tiger for which the flower is named, the tiger lily has a symbolic meaning of confidence and pride, as well as positivity, selected for the cheerful and bright colors. They also represent friendship as told through a Korean folk story of the flower's creation –

A hermit came across a tiger with an arrow jabbed into his body. The hermit tried to remove the arrow and save the tiger, but unfortunately, he was not successful. Before passing away, the tiger promised the hermit their friendship would survive after death. His body then became a tiger lily and forever associated the flower with friendship.


Brighten up your garden and support The Tzedakah Project by ordering your bulbs from Flower Power! Fall is the perfect time to plant spring bulbs when the ground is cooler, ideally with nighttime temperatures around 50 degrees. Delicate amaryllis and paperwhite make festive holiday gifts as they begin dormant and grow and bloom before your eyes. 


A generous portion of each sale is donated directly to The Tzedakah Project to continue our local programs and initiatives.

Orders can be placed 2 ways:

For fall planting varietals (assorted plants and bulbs), email orders must be submitted by October 12 or online by October 15


For holiday options (amaryllis and paperwhite), email orders must be submitted by November 12 or online by November 15


When a loved one passes, this can be a difficult time with many plans to arrange. Shooting Stars helps look at this as a time to celebrate that life by offering a variety of living plants and/or floral arrangements in a variety of styles and price points. Arrangements are also available for celebratory milestones or everyday giving. 

Along with our partners J. Wilbur Smith  and Janis Greenfield of EventScapes, we will custom create and deliver each arrangement to help celebrate and memorialize a passed friend or family member or celebratory moment.


A portion of each purchase will be donated to the The Tiger Lily Memorial to help us continue Marcia’s legacy and her thoughts on Tzedakah. 

Contact us for additional information 

© 2020 The Tzedakah Project, Inc

501(c)(3) registered | EIN 85-0676634

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