What are the Most Beautiful Flowers?

July 4, 2014 / Blooms Today
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Flowers are a great wonder of the world and the most magnificent gift to humanity. The sight of a beautiful flower triggers a feeling of happiness and serenity. Flowers are a subject of poetry and hardly a poet can refrain himself from using a reference of flowers in his work. The color and the fragrance of flowers make them one of the best ways of expressing care, love, and gratitude to dear ones. The following is a collection of some of the most ravishing and whimsical flowers in the world.

 

 

bluebell-115289_640Bluebell

Endemic to Britain, these flowers are blue-purple in color, and their structure is similar to little bells. The sight of an arching spray of vibrant bluebells in the season of spring is simply awe-inspiring and breathtaking. They cover the entire forest floor thereby creating a bluish-purple mist in the woodlands. The view is picturesque and every photographer’s delight.

 

japanese-cherry-trees-324175_1280Cherry Blossom

In shades of white and pink, this flower is angelic and looks spectacular on trees. It holds a significant position in the Japanese culture and is the unofficial national flower of Japan. In fact, Japanese people organize parties and festivals for public viewing of these flowers. Another great place to see cherry blossoms is in Washington, DC. There is actually an annual National Cherry Blossom Festival each spring.

 

bleeding-hearts-55120_640Bleeding Heart

As the name suggests, this flower resembles the shape of a broken heart with a drop of blood falling from it. It is one of the most beautiful and unique flowers and is therefore an all-time favorite of photographers. This flower appears in shades of red and pink having white tips and it dangles beautifully from the flower stems.

 

 

aquatic-21790_640White Lotus

This flower has an auspicious significance in Hindu and Buddhist religion. White in color with a yellow ring in the center, this flower is the most exotic and resplendent flower on earth. It grows in muddy waters and yet blooms into a stunning flower.

 

 

calla-557484_1920Calla Lily

This is easily one of the most stunning, elegant, ethereal and scintillating flowers in the world. It symbolizes purity, magnificence and beauty. Although the sight of this flower is extremely captivating, all parts of the plant are toxic and poisonous.

 

 

 

black-eyed-susan-vine-217365_640Black Eyed Susan

A member of the sunflower family, this wild flower flaunts bright yellow petals with dark brown centers. A bunch of these flowers creates a beautiful backdrop in gardens, roadsides, open woods and fields.

 

 

 flower-249632_640Colorado Columbine

Found in the high altitudes of The Rocky Mountains, Columbine is the national flower of Colorado. Therefore, its other name is Rocky Mountain Columbine. The display of white and lavender colored petals with a yellow loop in the center is a treat to the eyes.

 

Flowers are a great gift of beauty to the world. Their beauty lies in the fact that they are visually stunning and at the same time lead to joy and happiness!

 

Photo Credit:

Photographer Anja Osenberg offered the photograph of Colorado Columbine under a Creative Commons License on Pixabay.

Photographer Bishnu Sarangi offered the photograph of Black Eyed Susan under a Creative Commons License on Pixabay.

Photographer PublicDomainPictures offered the photograph of Aquatic Bloom Blossum Flora under a Creative Commons License on Pixabay.

Photographer Monika offered the photograph of Rose under a Creative Commons License on Pixabay.

Photographer Hans Braxmeier offered the photograph of Bluebells under a Creative Commons License on Pixabay.

Photographer Hans Braxmeier offered the photograph of Japanese Cherry Blossom under a Creative Commons License on Pixabay.

Photographer Brigitte Werner offered the photograph of Bleeding Heart under a Creative Commons License on Pixabay.

Photographer Robbi Hoy offered the photograph of Calla Lily under a Creative Commons License on Pixabay.

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