10 Most Beautiful Flowers in the World with Pictures

Most Beautiful flowers in the world: Check out this article to explore 10 prettiest flowers in the world.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  19 Jan 2021 6:50 AM GMT
10 Most Beautiful Flowers in the World with Pictures

"The earth laughs in flowers", quoted by the famous American essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson cannot be any more accurate! Flowers are the most beautiful creations of God, which inspire, enthrall and make us feel joyful. The bright and colorful petals of flowers leave a positive effect on our emotions and drive away all our worries and anxieties. Interestingly, there are more than 4 lakh species of flowers on the planet which come in diverse shapes, colors, sizes and aromas.

Handpicking just a few species among this vast range to identify the best one is nearly impossible. However, we have selected 10 most beautiful flowers in the world, which are valued for their aesthetic beauty by florists and botanists.

Top 10 Most Beautiful Flowers in the World:

Here are some of the prettiest flowers in the world:

1. Sakura or Cherry Blossom:

Sakura or Cherry blossoms are regarded as one of the most beautiful flowers in the world. Sakura is the national flower of Japan which bloom in pale pink or white color. They have a small lifespan and die quickly within days of blooming. They usually have 5-10 petals depending on the type of species. April and May are the best seasons to witness Sakura trees with bunches of these lovely flowers.

2. Passionflower:

Passionflower or Passiflora is a large, attractive flower that grows in tropical climates. Depending on the species, Passiflora comes in different colors like blue, purple, pink, multicolored etc. and varied sizes. This flower is also called the Mahabharata flower as the 100 outer petals represent Kauravas and the 5 inner petals represent Pandavas. Passiflora produces a typical sweet aroma to attract birds and bees.

3. Tulip:

Tulips are one of the most beautiful flowers in the world which comes in almost every color that one desires for. These showy flowers are originally native to southeast asia, but grown abundantly in the Netherlands, which exports more than 3 billion each year. The fascination for tulips is so high that millions of tourists flock to tulip gardens to witness the best of their natural beauty every year. Each flower typically lasts for about 3-5 days and its petals are edible.

4. Dahlia:

Dahlias are the first choice of many gardeners for their attractive looks and color combinations. Infact, historians say that it is the favorite flower in the court of Queen Victoria. Depending on the species, Dahlias come in different species such as the ball dahlia, decorative dahlia, collarette dahlia etc. You can find these blooms in almost every color, including black with the exception of blue. Dahlia are highly prized for their exceptional beauty and unique petal arrangement.

5. Carnation:

Carnations are hailed as the "Flower of Gods", indicating their flawless beauty. They are also one of the most popularly chosen flowers for floral arrangements and bouquets. Carnations are available in many colors and the petals have interesting fringed or serrated edges. These flowers are long lasting and can be stored in a vase for many days. Depending on the color, carnations are associated with symbolism like love, luck, gratitude etc.

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6. Camellia:

Camellia is one of the most prettiest flowers in the world, which technically belongs to the tea family. Each flower typically has 5-9 large petals in colors like red, pink, cream, yellow and white. Although the blooms do not have any inherent aroma, their showy looks attract bees, butterflies and small birds. Camellia flowers are associated with devotion, love and faithfulness, depending on the color. They usually grow in cool climates in places like the Himalayas and other parts of Southeast Asia.

7. Peony:

Peonies are beautiful garden flowers which are associated with wealth and luxury. They have glamorous rounded petals in colors like pink, burgundy, white, red etc. which makes them a popular choice in flower arrangements. Because of the challenges involved in cultivating them, peonies are prized higher than other flowers, especially in countries like India. They have a sweet fragrance and even have medicinal properties.

8. Iris:

Iris is an exotic flower popular for its unique shape and flashy appearance. It is associated with the Greek mythology, in which Iris means a 'rainbow'. True to its names, Iris flowers come in a myriad colors of the rainbow with violet being the dominant one. The flowers typically consist of three upward petals and 3 downward petals, which resemble the fluttering wings of a butterfly. This is why Iris is also called the 'Purple Butterfly' in China.

9. Magnolia:

Magnolia is a graceful looking flower that is native to Northern America. It is also regarded as one of the oldest growing flowers on the planet and its fossils date back to 20 million years ago.Some of its species can bloom as large as 14 inches in attractive colors like pink, purple, white and mixed shades. Magnolias have a strong fruit scent and produce large amounts of nectar and pollen to attract bees and bugs. Out of 304 species of this flower, 147 of them are declared endangered.

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10. Crocus:

Crocus flowers have an interesting light bulb shape, which gets them the name "light bulb flowers". They are found in different regions of the world like North Africa, the Mediterranean, Central Asia, Middle East, Alps etc. Crocus blooms in Spring and comes in many colors like lilac, yellow, lavender etc. The orangish-red stigma of these flowers is separated as a spice called Saffron, which is highly valued for its aromatic and medical properties.

Which among these 10 most beautiful flowers in the world is your favorite? To us, it's really hard to pick just one, because each of them is unique and pretty in its way. Hope you loved reading about these gorgeous blooms!

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