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Types of Flowers: 34 Most Common and Easy to Grow Beautiful Flowers

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flores bonitasIt is difficult to make a list of the most beautiful types of flowers, because they all have their little things that make them unique and beautiful.

Whether for their fragrance, shape, or color, flowers enrich our environment and, in many cases, they tend to acquire a relevant role in many cultures and societies around the world.

Would you like to decorate your garden with the most beautiful flowers in the world? This is your article 🙂 Here is a list of twenty of the most gorgeous flowers in the world.

 

Sunflowers

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Sunflowers are herbaceous plants of the Asteraceae family, native to North America. They are annual plants that die shortly after the flower fades.

There are about 70 species of sunflowers, all with similar characteristics. Among some species, we can mention the fine-leaf sunflower, the Maximilian sunflower, the Triumph of Ghent sunflower, or the Jerusalem artichoke.

In addition to being planted for sunflower oil, sunflowers are an excellent alternative for decorating the garden.

 

Chrysanthemums

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The chrysanthemum is a flower native to Asia, where it has a significant political, social and cultural value. Likewise, they often decorate cemeteries in various parts of the world.

It is considered a seasonal plant since when its blooming season passes, its flowers wither and die. It is a bright and exquisite flower, which needs a lot of light to open and fresh and ventilated environments.

 

Bird of Paradise

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Of South African origin, the Bird of Paradise is a flower that requires tropical and subtropical environments to grow.

Each stem supports about six flowers. It blooms in spring and requires many hours of sunlight for its development.

Marigolds

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The marigold is also known as Marigold.

It is one of the most decorative and striking flowers in the world and can be found in many gardens, parks, and avenues across the globe.

It is a very resistant flower that adapts to different climates, from very cold to very dry. It stands out because its leaves close when it rains, so many people use it as a weather indicator.

Camellias

sembrar flor de cameliaThe Camellia arrived in Europe more than 4 centuries ago, coming from the Asian continent.

Camellias are so faithful to displaying their beauty that their stems with intense green leaves can bloom even when the winter is approaching.

Lotus Flower

flor de loto bonitaIt is one of the most popular flowers in the world and is distinguished, in addition to its particular shape, for being an aquatic plant.

Its leaves can measure between 25 and 100 cm in diameter, while the flower can reach up to 25 cm in diameter.

Naturally, the lotus flower is found in the Volga Delta in southern Russia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Eastern Siberia, China, Pakistan, Nepal, and India.

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Dahlias

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Originally from Mexico, Dahlias are said to represent passion. They have leaves with large double flowers and a great variety of colors. Their flowering occurs in early summer and lasts until late autumn.

The flowers are very fragrant and require particular care, such as a certain amount of sunlight, protection from the wind, and well-nourished and hydrated soil.

Roses

rosasOriginally from Asia, roses grow on thorny bushes called rose bushes. Their popularity extends all over the world and they are distinguished mainly by their unmistakable aroma and the arrangement of their petals.

They are flowers of a great variety of colors. They are probably the most given flowers all over the world.

Tulips

cultivar tulipanesTulips are bulbous plants widely used for decorating gardens and other spaces, thanks to their incredible diversity and their capacity for survival that ensures their flowering.

One of their main characteristics is that they depend on a subway stem to live. Their organs are adapted to conserve the moisture and nutrients needed to survive in adverse conditions, such as drought and intense heat.

Allowing them to remain in a dormant state underground, almost without light. This reserve of nutrients will enable them to start a new flowering cycle once again when conditions are favorable again.

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Passion Flower or Passion Fruit

flor de la pasionPassionflower (Passiflora caerulea) is a tropical climbing plant of American origin, but whose fame has spread impressively throughout the world for its spectacular fruit and the exotic flower it bears.

The Passiflora quadrangularis variety is one of the best known in Spain and the world. It produces passion fruit, edible fruit with an acid taste of up to 30 cms long.

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Daisies

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It is a perennial herbaceous plant native to Europe and North Africa. It is widely used for decorative and culinary purposes, as it is edible.

It is very resistant to mowing and is commonly seen in gardens, among the lawn. It has diuretic, healing, and expectorant properties, among others.

Orchids

sembrar orquídeas 2Orchids have fascinated the world for centuries due to their beauty and their many characteristics that make them unique in the plant kingdom.

They are present almost everywhere in the world, although they develop preferably in the tropics.

It is a very numerous family; in fact, it has the most species in the whole plant kingdom, and they can grow indoors and outdoors. However, some orchids are more accessible to produce than others, and, in many cases, their cultivation and maintenance can be complicated.

This is why they have become so costly to market, as successful cultivation requires specific requirements to be met.

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Lilies

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Also known as lilies, lilies are a genus with about a hundred or so members that are included in the lily family.

They are lovely and fragrant wildflowers, especially those that are nocturnal and come in a wide range of colors. Some have small spots on their petals.

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Bleeding Heart

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Its appearance is very reminiscent of an open and bleeding heart, hence its name.

It is a reasonably common flower on the Asian continent, mainly in Russia and Japan, where a temperate climate with certain humidity levels prevails.

They bloom in spring and reach up to one and a half meters in height.

Bells

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Many of the Convolvulus species are considered weeds, capable of smothering other plants. In nature they are easily found on rocks and very cold places.

Only a few species are deliberately cultivated for their attractive blue, purple and purple flowers.

Carnation

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The carnation is considered one of the most beautiful plants in the world. Of Mediterranean origin, it is a plant that blooms several times a year in various shades ranging from reds, pinks, whites and yellows.

One of its most widespread uses is as an ornament for special events, mainly weddings. Along with roses, they are probably the most popular flowers worldwide.

Cherry Blossoms

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The cherry tree is recognized throughout the world, not only for its ornamental value, but also for its heavy, hard wood, which makes it ideal for the manufacture of furniture, instruments and veneers.

The cherry tree is beautiful and lively and exists in different varieties, but it demands specific requirements to successfully cultivate.

Hydrangea

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Hydrangea is a fleshy plant with large leaves and very intense lilac or blue flowers.

They occur only on Chatham Island, a New Zealand archipelago, but nearby species have been found in the Mediterranean and parts of the Americas.

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Lavender

Lavender or lavender is a semi-shrubby plant with small purplish-blue flowers. In spite of its characteristic color, it is known, above all, for the fragrant aroma it gives off.

It is a very resistant plant that requires a lot of light, although, in winter, it withstands frosts well. It adapts without problems to rocky areas and dry and clay soils and pots and planters.

It also has medicinal properties.

Azaleas

plantar azaleas en jardínAzaleas are also shrubby plants. They are very typical in Japanese gardens because they are native to Japan, although they can be found in many other parts of the world.

They are tremendously beautiful, although somewhat delicate in their care.

Peonies

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Peonies are perennial flowers, native to Asia, very fragrant and with a great variety of sizes.

The most common species is the Chinese peony, which can be found in various colors, from white, yellow or red, to pink or orange.

Like chrysanthemums, they are seasonal plants, fading in winter and blooming in spring.

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Daffodils

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They are native to the Mediterranean basin.

Its name comes from Narcissus, the young man of Greek mythology who was distinguished by his singular beauty, and it is by no means accidental.

This plant has elongated leaves of intense green color and flowers shown in a great diversity of colors, the most common being white and yellow.

Its life, after flowering, is only 20 days.

Dandelion

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Dandelion is a species of the asteraceae family and is generally considered a weed.

It is well known because its cypselae are fragile in the wind and often blow away with a simple blow. In addition, it has different healing properties, including digestive, diuretic, and depurative.

Begonias

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Its name is Charles Plumier, a French botanical reference, wanted to pay homage to Michel Bégon, a governor of the former French colony in Haiti.

Begonias are flowers of unique color and dazzling beauty that, among other things, are used for love because the gift of a bouquet of begonias is proof of the feeling towards the person to whom it is given.

Cyclamen

CyclamenCyclamen, or cyclamen, is a wonderful tuber plant that blooms spectacularly in winter. It has no woody organs and is therefore considered herbaceous and perennial.

Its tubers can be rooted on the surface or only at the base.

Its fleshy leaves with a long petiole have a mottled green color on the upper side and green or purple on the underside. But the flowers are its most significant treasure.

They have large petals and are characterized by their chromatic variety. They range from white to pink, purple and give off a delightful, attractive scent.

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The Geranium

sembrar geraneosGeraniums are one of the most common plants in gardens. For the same reason, they are among the most recognizable.

This is perhaps because they are very noble plants, which do not present many difficulties for their cultivation and require little maintenance.

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Oxalis Triangularis or Butterfly Plant

sembrar Oxalis triangularisIf you like plants, but you want to get out of the typical green color of its leaves, the time has come to grow an oxalis triangularis.

This beautiful plant is also known as a butterfly, and it is not for less because it keeps some outstanding features that give it a similar shape to this insect.

In addition, its leaves have a lovely purple hue that can make your indoor garden stand out like no other.

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Kalanchoe

kalanchoe sustrato y abonoUndoubtedly, one of the best indoor plants is the Kalanchoe, native to the tropical territories of the indomitable African continent, because with excellent care and a lot of love, you can make it bloom several times a year.

The Kalanchoe, with its intense orange, pink, red, yellow, or white shades, is ideal for creating striking decorative contrasts in your home.

But for it to bloom spectacularly, it needs lots and lots of light in a privileged place with good ventilation, where it can grow to its full potential since it reaches about 40 centimeters.

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African Violet

violeta de monteThis beauty called African Violet or Saintpaulia ionantha, is a floral spectacle that will gladly accept to live in your home, as long as you place it in a place with plenty of natural light.

It is a sensational hybrid from Africa. Specifically, it is seen a lot in Tanzania, Kenya, and South Africa. It was discovered at the end of the 19th century by Baron Walter von Saint-Paul-Allaire, which gives it aristocratic fame worldwide.

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The Goose Flower

cómo sembrar flores de ocaThe Goose Flower or Oxalis is a beautiful tropical plant that can bloom all year round, ideal for growing in pots. Some 600 varieties have been recognized worldwide.

Generally, they do not reach heights of more than 30 cm. But they are very resistant, they can grow almost anywhere because they can withstand high temperatures, given their tropical origin, and they also adapt to the winter period.

Anthurium

variedades de anturioThe Anthurium or Anthurium is one of the most used herbaceous perennial plants in interior decoration. It reaches a length of 30 to 40 cms.

It has the particularity of exhibiting green, red, and white tones, which generate intense contrasts, very showy.

Its intense green leaves, with heart-shaped or pointed lanceolate tips, are the most resistant among the different floral species.

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Alexandria rose

Cuidados de la Rosa de AlejandríaThe Alexandria rose is a plant species with very attractive ornamental characteristics. It offers lush and wonderful pink flowers.

No doubt, having an Alexandria rose will add joy to any space in a garden, home, or office. This beautiful rose does not require much care, either in the garden or in a pot.

Calibrachoa

Cuidados y características de la CalibrachoaThe Calibrachoa is a species of plant with a small size, but of great beauty that produces flowers of various colors, beautifying the place where it grows.

Because of its structure, many associate it with the petunia. However, they are two completely different species.

Having it at home will be an absolute pleasure because it exerts a very striking ornamental effect, either hanging or by its creeping condition. In addition, it is capable of increasing in the wild.

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Canna Indica

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Its origin is in the American continent, and it is of tropical origin. Nevertheless, the climatic conditions and of ground that we have in Spain have favored its cultivation.

It is a type of plant of small size, which has enormous leaves and flowers and vivid colors. In the case of the leaves, bright green is what prevails, while the flowers vary from red to yellow.

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Germanic Iris or Blue Lily

lirio azulThe Germanic Iris or Blue Iris, is a herbaceous plant of very high resistance that belongs to the family of the Iridaceae.

It is a typical species of central Europe. It is also known by the names of common iris, purple iris, purple iris, blue iris or Easter iris.

When do we grow it? It should be done in late spring and early fall. It does not require a very special soil. It is satisfied with fertile soils, well drained and neutral pH.

It can also be considered an ornamental plant.

Lantana

Cuidados de la lantanaLantana ((lan-tan-uh)) is a genus of about 150 species of perennial flowering plants in the verbena family, Verbenaceae. Lantanas are very beautiful flowers, with ornamental value and usually grow wild.

They are native to the tropical regions of the Americas and Africa. Still, They exist as an introduced species in many areas, especially in the Australian Pacific region and in southern and northeastern India.

The genus includes both herbaceous plants and shrubs growing up to 0.5-2 m tall. Its common names are shrub verbenas or lantanas. The generic name comes from Late Latin, where it refers to Viburnum lantana.

Lantana’s fragrant flower clusters (called umbels) are a mixture of red, orange, yellow, or blue and white flowers. Other colors are available as new varieties are selected.

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Agapanthus

Dónde plantar agapantosThe agapanthus is an ornamental plant that develops beautiful inflorescences covered with white or blue flowers.

It is a stunning flower because the flowers are arranged in a balloon-shaped umbel. They produce a large number of flowers.

The flowers are not presented individually throughout the structure. But grouped within the stems that grow and protrude from the plant. This condition makes them prevail over other species when deciding to plant a beautiful plant that requires little care.

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Where can I buy this type of flowers?

As always, if you have access to a nursery near you, this is the option we recommend. This is because you will probably see the plants with your own eyes and be advised by a professional about their care, planting, or transplanting.

In any case, we can also recommend you to buy the seeds or plants on Amazon. Here we show you some options:

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We hope you can grow some of these beautiful plants in your garden. If you have any questions, you can leave us a comment 😉

Mi nombre es Ricardo Gómez.

Desde pequeño me ha gustado leer y escribir. Ahora, que estoy cursando un máster en periodismo digital, colaboro como freelance escribiendo artículos para diferentes páginas web.

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