The most beautiful flowering plants

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Isn’t this why you got interested in gardening in the first place. Beautiful flowers blossoming in your very own home garden can be a very rewarding and spiritual experience, and even get the neighbors jealous. This was what drove me to write this blog. There is no way I can just list out the most beautiful flowers in an order. Every one of them is gorgeous in their own peculiar way. I have compiled this list of some of the flowers that I particularly find very attractive. They aren’t arranged in any particular order. Go ahead and find out which one magnetizes you the most.

Rose

This one has been quoted as the most beautiful flower in the world on many occasions. We humans had started to cultivate roses since 500 B.C. This elegant, pleasant-smelling flower has such a long time connection with us. They are known to symbolize love, honor, faith, beauty, and passion. The biggest factor that makes roses so popular among both florists and flower lovers is their killer beauty. There are more than a hundred different species of roses in the world. And you know what, every single species of rose has its own unique beauty.

Naturally grown roses only have five petals and five sepals. The only natural exception for it is Rosa Sericea – this species of rose has only 4 petals. These can be found in different shades of red, yellow, pink, white and orange. The pure black and pure blue colored roses don’t exist in the wild. Even though, red roses are so special for us – because it symbolizes true love.

Orchid

With more than 25000 known species, orchids are one if the largest flowering plant family in the world. You can spot this beautiful plant nearly everywhere on Earth. But what makes orchids so special is each orchid species is unique.

There are both large and small orchids, short living and long living orchids. Apart from these facts, the most highlighting features of orchids are their unique statutes and vibrant colors. Some species of orchids exactly look like other figures like animals or plants.

For example, the laughing bumble bee orchid has a strong resemblance with a female bee. It helps the plant in pollination by attracting the male bees.

In addition to the shape, vibrant colors also play a huge role in the stunning look of orchids. Each orchid flower cone in different colors, white and in the shades of pink, yellow, red and purple. The stunning colors of orchids also help in attracting the pollinators.

Water Lillies

Probably the queen of all aquatic flowers in the world. To your surprise, there are 70 different types of water lilies in the world. They grow only in still, shallow freshwater ecosystems like ponds. Besides the attention grabbing beauty, water lilies also aid in protecting the ecosystem they inhabit by balancing the water temperature and providing excellent habitat for fishes.

Apart from the eye-pleasing flowers, large leaves which float above the water surface are another noticeable thing about water lilies. They also have a long stem that attached to the bottom of the pond or lake in which the plant inhabit.

The pretty flowers open from spring to fall. Like leaves, flowers emerge out of the water surface. Each flower opens in the morning and closes in the evening. Water lilies come in different colors including pink, white, yellow, orange, purple and blue.

Dahlia

Dahlia is always been so special among flower lover. The reason is its great variety in size and color. There are 42 different species of dahlias in the world.

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.

Dahlia is native to Mexico. But today it is wildly cultivated. The stunningly colorful flowers bloom between mid-summer and first frost. To promote blooming, you need to cut back the stem after first flowers fade away.

 

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