A beautiful flower, sometimes known as a bloom or blossom, is the reproductive structure found in plants that are floral (plants of the division Magnoliophyta, also called angiosperms). Flower is considered as a beautiful gift of nature. It is filled up with lovely colors and different fragrances and in many cases it is considered as a smooth and easiest way of expressing someone’s feelings. Flowers are a simple and sincere way to lift our spirits.
The most beautiful flowers can bring a smile to someone faces who has been sick or having a rough day.
We have selected this article to discuss 10 most beautiful flowers of the world. This was a tough task to narrow down the list of beautiful flowers to ten only against the availability of different other flowers also.
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Begonia is a genus of perennial flowering plants in the family Begoniaceae. The genus contains 1,795 different plant species which are found different parts of the world. The species of this family have the quality of growing in both the indoor and outdoor environments.
Due to large number of species, the genus of this family is included among largest angiosperm genus in the world. In cooler climates some species are cultivated outside in summertime for their bright colorful flowers, which have sepals but no petals.
Verbascum , common name mullein (also known as velvet plant), is a genus of about 250 species of flowering plants in the figwort family Scrophulariaceae. They are native to Europe and Asia, with the highest species diversity in the Mediterranean. They are biennial or perennial plants, rarely annuals or subshrubs, growing to 0.5 to 3 meters (1.6 to 9.8 ft.) tall. The plants first form a dense rosette of leaves at ground level, subsequently sending up a tall flowering stem.
It can easily cultivate in gardening and landscaping, the mulleins are valued for their tall narrow stature and for flowering over a long period of time, even in dry soils. It is also use as herbal remedy.
This beautiful flowering plant is the member of the family which is known as Verbenaceae containing more than 140 species. Although they are found in almost all over the world, but 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 automatic flower clusters of this plant are a mix of red, orange, yellow, or blue and white florets.
Dendrobium is a huge genus of orchids and found in almost all parts of the world. But it is more frequently found in China, Japan and India. Dendrobium was established by “Olof Swartz” in 1799 and today contains about 1,200 species. This most beautiful flower also grows very well in some other parts of the world including Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam and Philippines.
Some Dendrobium species are cultivated as medicinal plants in China and many other countries. The name of this flower has been extracted from Greek word and is famous all over the world due to its unique beauty.
6. Bleeding Heart
The Bleeding heart flower comes from the poppy family Papaveraceae and it is scientifically known as Lamprocapnos spectabilis. Originally from Siberia and also native to northern China, Korea and Japan. This species incredibly delicate bud highlights pink heart-shaped flowers that usually bloom in the spring, between April and June. Asian bleeding-heart grows to 120 cm (47 in) tall by 45 cm (18 in) wide.
The arching horizontal racemes of up to 20 pendent flowers are borne in spring and early summer. In a moist and cool climate, it will grow in full sun, but in warmer and drier climates it requires some shade. Blooming season of this flower starts in spring when there spread beautiful pink heart-shaped flowers in gardens. Another common name for this elusive flower is “lady in a bath” because from a certain position, it actually looks like a woman in a bath.
5. Lily of the Valley
Lilly of the Valley is a highly poisonous but sweetly scented flower native from Europe and Asia. Its scientific name is Convallaria majalis. Generally this flowering plant is found in those areas of the world which have cool temperature. The herbaceous plant is perennial and it forms extensive colonies by scattering underground stems known as rhizomes. The stems are called pips and they look like tiny little white bells.
The ideal time of the year for this lily to bloom is in late spring. The flower is also known as Our Lady’s tears or Mary’s tears from Christian legends that it sprang from the weeping of the Virgin Mary during the crucifixion of Jesus.
The Dahlia flower was named after Andres Dahl, an 18th century botanist. It is Mexico’s national flower and it comes from a genus with more than 42 species. It is always been so special among flower lover. The reason is its great variety in size and color.
This beautiful flower comes in both small and large sizes, ranging from 2 inches to 20 inches in diameter. Dahlia also varies in color, can be found almost any color except blue. The stunningly colorful flowers bloom between mid-summer and first frost.
3. Passion Flower
Passion flower is typical roadside weed and a perennial vine with 500 species. The flower is part of the Passifloraceae family and it highlights the cutest blue and purple blue shades. The passion flowers have a unique structure, which in most cases requires a large bee to effectively pollinate. Most species have round or elongated edible fruit from two to eight inches long and an inch to two inches across, depending upon the species or cultivar.
Over the years, holistic practitioners have proven that the plant has increased medicinal value. Apparently, the Aztecs used passion flower as a pain reliever and sedative. Nowadays, herbalists still recommended it for muscle tension. The flower is absolutely gorgeous since it has the most interesting shape and structure.
2. Cherry Blossom
A cherry blossom is the flower of any of several trees of genus Prunus, particularly the Japanese cherry, Prunus serrulata, which is called “sakura” in japan. Currently it is widely distributed, especially in the temperate zone of the Northern Hemisphere including Japan, China, Korea, Europe, West Siberia, India, Canada, and the United States. The most popular colors are white and pink. They are beautiful while on the trees and remain a stunning sight even after carpeting the ground.
Along with the chrysanthemum, the cherry blossom is considered the national flower of Japan. It is also symbolize clouds due to their nature of blooming en masse, besides being an enduring metaphor for the ephemeral nature of life.
1. Jade Vine
It is the most beautiful flower in the world. Scientifically known as Strongylodon Macrobotrys, the Jade Vine flower is exquisite. Extremely rare and originally found in the Philippines. With stems that can reach up to 18-20 m in length for the plant’s ideal growing place is beside streams, in the tropical forest. Its local name is “tayabak”. It is closely related to beans such as kidney bean and runner bean.
It has a fascinating characteristic – the Jade Vine features chaw-shaped petals and its turquoise and baby blue shades make it truly unique. The flower looks like a cluster of grapes and each separate bloom looks like a butterfly with pleated wings.