“Flowers are the most divine creation of nature … after women” — Christian Dior. The biological function of a flower most often is to create a mechanism for plant reproduction. For generations, almost every civilization in the world has idolized flowers as artifacts of beauty and fragrance. Each flower has its own emotional meaning and symbolism. We present you the 10 most beautiful flowers in the world.
10. Lily “Stargazer”
Oriental lily (botanical name Lilium Stargazer) gets its name from its large star-shaped flowers. It is also one of the world’s most pleasant-smelling flowers, commonly used to decorate luxurious interiors. Its petals are bright pink with textured freckles. Despite their beauty, stargazers are inherently toxic plants and should not be kept around pets.
Begonias are very common among enthusiastic gardeners, attracting attention with bright flowers with an exceptional calm pattern. The Franciscan friar Charles Plumier discovered these flowers in Brazil in 1690, making the first record of the Begonia genus. Begonias bloom in spring, and their bright colors and attractive foliage are not always easy to care for. These beautiful flowers are a great addition to any garden.
There are many types of anemones, but among them we can single out the Mediterranean-born species with the most magnificent flower. Its name comes from the Greek word “anemos”, which means wind. Anemones are also known as wind flowers. The flowering species are characterized by more cupped flowers. These cute flowers come in bluish-purple, white, pink, red, and purple-pink hues.
7. Passion flower
Passion flower is one of the plants with the most amazing flowers. There are approximately 400 varieties, and the most common is Passiflora edulis, the only flower that can develop into passion fruit. Passion flowers, usually purple, lavender, or blue, are native to South America and Mexico.
As the national flower of South Africa, the protea (Protea cynaroides) is one of the most impressive sugar bush species and one of the rarest flowers in the world. The Protea flower can reach almost 30 centimeters in width. Long rose petals surround the fluffy center and will be the star of the show in any bouquet.
5. Sakura flower
Cherry blossoms are famous all over the world, but grow mainly in Japan. In spring they bloom with pink and white flowers. Cherry blossoms will enchant you if you are planning a trip to Japan in the spring. The cherry blossom plant symbolizes renewal and faith. People love to sit under cherry trees and admire the blossoms. When it comes to friendship, or relationships, the Japanese consider these flowers to be the best in the world.
There are many varieties of this flower native to Central America, which belongs to the genus Dahlia. Dahlias bloom every year, and there are 42 species and twenty thousand subspecies. Dahlias were once eaten by the indigenous peoples of Central America. The Aztecs used the long hollow stem of the dahlia as a water pipe. Speaking of meanings and symbolism, dahlias represent dignity in the language of flowers. These medium sized flowers are also the national flower of Mexico.
You’ve probably heard of the Keukenhof flower garden in the Netherlands, which is one of the world’s largest flower gardens in a vast area of 32 hectares. It is a well-known fact that the largest flower industries in the world are located in the Netherlands and Germany. Every spring, millions of tulips bloom in this garden. There are over 3,000 varieties of tulip found throughout the world. This popular flower variety is one of the most used and cultivated plants in the world.
See also: The very first spring flowers
2. Orchid flowers
Orchids are one of the most ancient flowers in the world, with countless varieties around the world. It is believed that Orchids were on the planet before the Earth’s continents separated. There are 28,000 known species of Orchidaceae worldwide. The flower can be seen on every continent except Antarctica. The orchid grows well in tropical climates. Many consider orchids to be among the most beautiful flowers in the world.
Because of its timeless elegance, the red rose is the most beautiful flower in the world. There are thousands of different types of roses in different colors as it is a universal sign of love and romance. This flower suits every style, from classic red roses to the famous garden rose Juliet (the most preferred wedding flower in the US). Juliet’s garden rose is considered by my florists to be the most beautiful rose.
This list is limited to only 10 flowers, but there are countless flowers and countless varieties. If you’re having a bad day, sometimes just looking at a flowering plant is enough to lift your spirits. Therefore, we often paint walls with floral patterns to remind ourselves of all aspects of beauty.
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