ALL ABOUT THE MOST BEAUTIFUL AND
AMAZING FLOWERS OF THE WORLD
Cherry Blossom. Sakura Season is almost over and the final petals are falling gracefully to the floor. So
before this ephemeral phenomenon has passed for another year, here’s a the best pictures of these lovely
flowers in Okazaki, central Japan.
Colorado Columbine.( The state flower of Colorado, U.S.A.)
Colorado's state flower, the white and lavender columbine (Aquilegia caerules) is commonly known as the Rocky
Mountain columbine. Below you can see natural columbine flowers at the Colorado Basin.
Daisies belong to the Daisy Family of Compositae, now known as Asteraceae in flowering plants. Daisies
are native to north and central Europe. There are many varieties of Daisy flowers. The origin of the word
Daisy is Anglo Saxon “daes eage” literally meaning “day’s eye”. It was called this because daisies open at
dawn as the day is just beginning.
A Daisy symbolizes innocence and purity. It can also symbolize new beginnings. The flower meaning of
daisy is “loyal love”, “I will never tell”.
spring, many European woods are covered by dense carpets of this flower; these are commonly
referred to as "bluebell woods". It is thought that they were named by the romantic poets of the
19th century, who felt they symbolized solitude and regret.
English Bluebells (Hyacinthoides)
Spanish Bluebell ( a little more whitish in color with less edge curly petals)
Pink Bluebells ( an invasive Spanish Bluebell species)
The hybrid between the Spanish Bluebell and English Bluebell is another threat to the native English Bluebell. It is
harder to identify, as it has many characteristics of both.
The main differences are:
1. The pollen anther (the little tube inside the flower that holds the pollen) is pale creamy blue.
2. Flowers not as deep blue
3. Flowers do not drop as uniformly as the native variety.
4. Colours can be pink or white as well as blue.
Cannas not only feature pretty blossoms, but also beautiful leaves (often likened to that of the banana
plant) that come in a variety of stunning colors (red, orange, pink, whiteetc.). Popularized in Victorian
times, Cannas are popular garden plants.
Magical snowball puffs in fall: gorgeous. The clusters of star-shaped blossoms, often found
in delicate pastel hues, embody innocence. They are popular in wedding bouquets and as
Lily of the Valley
A delicate and fragrant sign of spring, the Lily of the Valley has inspired a number of legends. One such
Christian legend explains that the tears that Mary shed at the cross turned to Lilies of the Valley, prompting
the flower to sometimes be referred to as "Our Lady's Tears." Another legend tells of Lilies of the Valley
springing from the blood of St. George during his battle with the dragon.
Bouquet of Lily of the Valley
visually stunning and elegant, this beautiful flower is actually a member the poisonous species,
Zantedeschia. All parts of the plant are highly toxic, with the capability to kill livestock and
Black Eyed Susan
The black eyed susan, a cheerful wildflower, is a perennial that serves as a beautiful back drop in
any garden. The contrast of the bright gold yellow petals and dark middle makes it any easy one
to spot and recognize. This official drink of the Preakness stakes horse race is named after this
flower, consisting of 2 parts Bourbon whiskey, 1 part citrus vodka, 3 parts sweet & sour mix, one
part orange juice and garnished with orange and a cocktail cherry.
These whimsical, almost fairy-like blossoms are a traditional favorite in shady gardens. The
flowers are either red, pink or white and appear in April-June. Lamprocapnos spectabilis
(formerly Dicentra spectabilis; old-fashioned bleeding-heart, Venus's car, Lady in a bath,
Dutchman's trousers, or Lyre-flower) is a rhizomatous perennial plant native to eastern Asia
from Siberia south to Japan.
These delicate flowers, with their pink and yellow petals, are butterfly magnets. The bush can
grow to be quite large and the color of the petals change as the plant ages. Beware - Lantana is
considered a weed by many that is quite difficult to get rid of. Lantana is a genus of about 150
species of perennial flowering plants in the verbena family, Verbenaceae. They are native to
tropical regions of the Americas and Africa but exist as an introduced species in numerous
areas, especially in the Australian-Pacific region. The genus includes both herbaceous plants
and shrubs growing to 0.5–2 m (1.6–6.6 ft) tall. Their common names are shrub verbenas or
lantanas. The generic name originated in Late Latin, where it refers to the unrelated Viburnum
Lantana's aromatic flower clusters (called umbels) are a mix of red, orange, yellow, or blue and
white florets. Other colors exist as new varieties are being selected. The flowers typically change
color as they mature, resulting in inflorescences that are two- or three-colored. A common name
for Lantana camara is "Ham 'n Eggs" due to the adjacent pink and yellow inflorescences.
"Wild lantanas" are plants of the unrelated genus Abronia, usually called "sand-verbenas".
Yellow Lantana Flowers
Roses are one of the most romantic and wonderfully scented of flowers. The giving of roses
is steeped in tradition and cultural meaning, from the yellow rose of friendship to the deep
red rose of true love. A rose is a woody perennial of the genus Rosa, within the family
Rosaceae. There are over 100 species. They form a group of erect shrubs, and climbing or
trailing plants, with stems that are often armed with sharp prickles. Flowers are large and
showy, in colours ranging from white through yellows and reds. Most species are native to
Asia, with smaller numbers native to Europe, North America, and northwest Africa. Species,
cultivars and hybrids are all widely grown for their beauty and fragrance. Rose plants range in
size from compact, miniature roses, to climbers that can reach 7 meters in height. Different
species hybridize easily, and this has been used in the development of the wide range of
This perennial poppy has a delicate and striking color. After flowering in the spring, their foliage dies back
entirely, only to grow new leaves once again with the autumn rains. The Oriental Poppy is the flower of The
Wizard of Oz.
Mussaenda erythrophylla (Ashanti Blood, Red Flag Bush, Tropical Dogwood)
These plants are native to the Old World tropics, from West Africa through the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia and into southern China. The beautiful red and yellow petals are a real
showstopper. A favorite of not only of gardeners, but also butterflies, bees and hummingbirds.
Begonia ( the ideal garden flowers)
The first Begonia was introduced into England in 1777. Now one of the most popular flowers
grown in the United States, Begonias are prized for their flowers as well as their leaves. This
versatile plant can be grown either inside or out. It comes in various colors.
Red Begonia Flowers
Yellow Begonia Flowers
Ixora flowers, also commonly called West Indian Jasmine, are often used in Hindu worship, as well as in Indian
folk medicine. This plant has traditionally been associated with enhanced exuality and the re-kindling of passion.
Who wouldn't want that as a gift!
Dendrobium is a large genus of tropical orchids that include over a thousand species. The sprays
of flowers are so delicate and yet so perfectly formed, they appear magical.
Marigold Flowers Plantae
Scientific Name :
Found In :
Valley of Flowers, Ranthambore National Park, India
One of the most popular flower, symbolising friendship is Daffodils. When daffodils arise from ground it is
considered that winter is going to end and its begining of warmer summer.
Often daffodils are yellow coloured, but you can also find yellow-and-white, yellow-and-orange, white-andorange, pink, and lime-green. Daffodils grow perennial from bulbs. These flowers mostly grow in clusters.
The tulip is a perennial, bulbous plant with showy flowers in the genus Tulipa, of which around 75 wild
species are currently accepted. One of its rare species is the Ice-cream Tulip. Europe and Netherlands do
largescale commercial sale of tulip flowers.
The Ice-cream Tulip
THE REAL TOP 10 OF THE BEST FLOWERS
IN THE WORLD (2011)
To claim a spot in the top---okay-10 of anything is a bold
And making a courageous assertion while following it up with the
phrase “----in the world---“
So to be one of the best flowers in the world….you can’t be a
Fortunately nature does all the talking………..
HERE IS THE BEST FLOWERS LIST
10.NIGHT FLOWERING CEREUS- Native to South America the Cereus bloom only at night.
The flowers are cactus blooms from only 2 known species.
9.KING PROTEA. South Africa’s floral emblem Proteacynaroides are not the most common
backyard flower. They are fast becoming a favourite among flower growers wherever these
blooms will grow. They are native to South Africa and Australia.
Beautiful arrangement of the King Proteas
Yellow King Proteas
8.KANGAROO PAW. Western Australia’s floral emblem Anigozanthos manglesii mimic the
shape of a great Oz icon and fauna emblem, the kangaroo. They are seen more in cultivation but
you can’t beat finding these beauties in their natural habitat. They come in red and yellow colors.
HERE IS A UNIQUE MIXED SPRING FLOWER VASE ARRANGEMENT
7.WARATAH. Another Australian native Telopeaspeciosissima is found on the east side of the mainland.Great
cool climate plants Waratahs are frost tolerant and are the largest of the Australian native flowers.
6.HELLACONIA. This tropical bloom from of South America will infuse any garden as it
splashes its vibrant colors around.
5. STURT DESERT PEA. The final Australian flower to make it to this list is Swainsona. The
desert growing pea is a creeping plant which is hard to germinate because it has a very tough
shell. However many gardeners are beginning to grow them successfully in home gardens.
4. PASSION FLOWER. Brazil’s contribution to the list Passiflora edulis are the blooms of the
Passion fruit vine. Once the flowers have been spent, the fruit will grow and mature. This flower
puts on such an amazing spectacle in preparation for the delicious harvest.
Another variety of the Passion Flower
3.STARFISH FLOWER. Stapelia flavopurpurea are just one of 40 varieties of Asclepiada
native to South Africa. This fascinating flower looks remarkably similar to a Starfish but has so
much color and vibrancy about it that it had to make it to this list.
2. RAFLESSIA ARNOLDII. These flowers , native to Indonesia can grow upto 80cm in
diameter and could easily fit a grown man’s head inside its centre. Not that you want to get that
close to it as it smells like rotting meat.
1.CORPSE FLOWER. Believe it or not this smelly but beautiful rare flower is the no.1 flower of the world. The
hardest flower to grow outside of its habitat, the Amorphophallus titanium hails from the rainforests of Sumatra. It
flowers infrequently in its native state and even less in cultivation. The reason for its name- it smells like rotting