Flowers. Without them coloring our world, life would simply become a shade of black and white.
Set your eyes on the ten most beautiful flowers in the world.
Spreading around Southern Europe to Africa to Asia, tulips have come to be one of the highly cultivated flowers in the world. They are commonly grown in pots and are popular fresh-cut flowers. The plant was first cultivated for commercial purposes in Iran before the Dutch came to breed the species.
Lily of the Valley
When you start to smell the fragrance of the delicate Lilies of the Valley, you will know that spring is just around the corner. This flower has inspired a lot of legends, one of which is a Christian legend telling how Mary’s tears at the cross turned to Lilies of the Valley. Hence, it is sometimes called as “Our Lady’s Tears.”
These fanciful, fairy-like blossoms are a centerpiece in many shady gardens. The flowers come in red, pink, or white and usually grace gardens during April to June.
Canna is a genus of nineteen species of flowering plants and are closely related to the other plant families of the order Zingiberales (the family of gingers), Musaceae (bananas), Marantaceae, Heliconiaceae, Strelitziaceae, etc.
Contrary to what its name suggests, the oriental poppy does not originate from the Orient but from Caucasus, Turkey. The plant thrives during droughts and summers as it sheds off its leaves. The flower can be white, pink, red, or multicolored.
With a scent that’s light and sweet, plumeria has one of the sweetest smell that you can’t stop yourself from smelling it again and again. The flowers are white and has a little touch of yellow.
Roses come from a woody perennial shrub whose stems are often thorned. As one of the most romantic and wonderfully scented flowers, the giving of roses has traditionally held meaning. A yellow rose is a sign of friendship while a deep red rose means true love. Most species can be found in Asia, although it has been widely distributed all over the world. Roses are one of the most-used ornamental plants to decorate any garden.
Bushy, tuberous and perennial, the dahlia is a native to Central America, Colombia, and Mexico. The plant was named after the botanist Anders Dahl. There are approximately thirty species and 20,000 cultivars of this flower around the world.
Come to Japan in Spring when the cherry blossoms are in bloom. This flower, which is mostly popular in Japan, gives a spectacular display of blossoms. No wonder their arrival in spring is much welcomed, with celebrations and festivals in Japan and the United States. White and pink are the common colors for this flower. They look so stunning while on the trees and remain so even after the fell off and blanket the ground.
Also called the Egyptian white waterlily or the tiger lotus, the species come from the Nymphaeaceae family and grows in many parts of Southeast Asia and East Africa. The flower floats on water with the support of its lily pads. The white lotus can also be a pond of aquarium plant.