Named after Anders Dahl, a botanist, this tuberous bushy perennial plant is generally found in Mexico, Colombia and Central America.
Dahlia comes in over 30 species. One of the most amazing thing about this lovely flower is that it comes in a variety of sizes, ranging from 2 feet in button dahlia to 1 feet in dinner plate dahlia.
The flower consists of a floral head surrounded by several delicate petals. These flowers come in various shades of orange, red, pink, purple, white, yellow and many more. Dahlia was declared ‘The National Flower of Mexico’ in the year of 1963.
Orchids have an unbelievable number of varieties, over 25,000 species under 800 genera! This plant can easily adapt to its environment, so it is available in any part of the world.
With its beautifully-crafted petals and lively colors, orchids are favorite flowers of florists and flower lovers all over the world! Did you know that some orchids have 30 inch petals and can weigh about a ton? Amazing!
7. The Tulip
Various species and hybrids of this exceptionally beautiful flower can be seen in garden as cut flowers or as potted plants.
Tulips come in several colors as well as flower shapes. There are over 100 known species of this incredible plant. Can you resist a tour of a tulip field? Me, neither!
8. The Water Lily
Water lilies come in varied colors and are often fragrant. Lilies are remarkably gorgeous flowers, which come with a floating mat of foliage (lily pads). +
The bloom lasts for around 3 days and then it is replaced. Basically, there are 3 kinds of water lilies- Nymphaeaceae or the common water lily, Nelumbo or Lotus and Nuphar Lutea or the yellow water lily.
Nelumbo Lutea and Nelumbo Nucifera are the 2 known species of Nelumbo. Other than being the national flower of Vietnam and India, N. Nucifera is considered ‘a sacred bud’ by the followers of Buddhism and Hinduism. Nuphar lutea belongs to temperate regions of Europe, Western Asia and Northwestern Africa. Nymphaeaceae consists of over 70 species.
9. The Magnolia
A few blossoms can compete with the beauty of magnolia tree when in full bloom! Named after Pierre Mangol, a popular botanist, magnolia boasts with over 200 species.
The magnolia flowers come in pink, purple or white color and the size can be anywhere between 3 to 12 inch in diameter. This flower is a symbol of beauty, sweetness and femininity. Genus of magnolia can be found in West Indies, Southeast as well as East Asia, Central America, and North America among other places.
The Calla Lily
As a symbol of magnificence and beauty, the calla lily is an extremely beautiful flower which is extensively used in flower arrangements, bouquets and other decoration purposes.
These flowers are native to South Africa. Calla lilies are uniquely sculptured and mainly come in colors such as shades of green, yellow, pink, and purple.
The Bird of Paradise
‘A bird of paradise’ is an unusual name for a flower, isn’t it? Well, this exotic flower is known as Bird of Paradise primarily due to its shape.
It is also known as ‘Crane Flower ‘and belongs to Strelitiaceae family. With its unique shape and vibrant colors, the Bird of Paradise is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful flowers seen in the world. This multicolored flower has no scent whatsoever.
One final question:
Do you agree with us that the above-selected 11 flowers are indeed the most beautiful flowers of the world? Is there any other flower that deserves to be a part of this list?
And it doesn’t matter if you don’t think about flowers right now when autumn is taking its toll on flowers. Because fall is actually a second spring when every leaf is a flower!
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