One of the most beautiful and purest creations of Nature is Flowers. We often talk about the hottest women in the world or praise the beauty of human beings; but when it comes to nature, it’s the most beautiful flowers in the world that equally deserve to be appreciated .
These colorful creations of God symbolize numerous occasions and have a unique language of their own. Be it birthdays, anniversaries, funerals or weddings, they fit in the requirements aptly. They are used by us for expressing different emotions and also in the manufacturing of several natural and herbal beauty products and medicines.Though it is difficult to identify the most beautiful flowers in the world, out of approximately 270000 varieties of flowers
all over the world, we have listed below the Top 10 Most Beautiful Flowers in the World which are amongst the rarest too:
The very obvious number one in this list is the prettiest and most beautiful flower in the world – Rose. It is a universally accepted fact that rose is not only a symbol of love and beauty, but also a source of inspiration and hearty smile on everyone’s face. It is available everywhere in the world and exists in different colors, each holding a unique meaning attached to it.
- Bird of Paradise
Also known by the name – Crane flowers, this is one of the most exotic flowers, found in South Africa. They blossom from September till May. These flowers resemble a vibrant colored bird in flight and have become popular as symbol of paradise.
A Eurasian and North African genus of perennial bulb like flower, Tulip was a topic for Persian poets during the 13th century. They are available in multiple colors and fragrances. The gift of a red or yellow tulip is considered to be a declaration of love, while the flower’s black center represents the heart of a lover. It is also regarded as an 11th wedding anniversary flower and symbolizes elegance and grace.
These delicate ornamental flowers with around 27,800 species are cosmopolitan, occurring in almost every habitation apart from glaciers. They represent love, beauty, strength and lavishness and are 14th wedding anniversary flowers. They are commercially utilized as a flavoring agent in baking, for perfume manufacturing and also in aromatherapy.
Famous as a symbol of innocence, these flowers are mostly used in funerals. These perennial flowers are native to the temperate northern hemisphere. They are also associated with Mother Mary’s modesty, chastity and innocence.
- Hooker’s Lips
Don’t get confused….you have read it correctly! Also know by the scientific name, Psychotria Elata, these flowers just look like a pair of red luscious lips. These Hot Lips plants are found in tropical forests. They are used as traditional medicine by the Amazon people for treating infertility and impotency and also aches and arthritis.
- Bleeding Heart
One of the most beautiful flowers in the world and popular for its shape, that is, a human heart with a droplet below it. It is native to northern China, Japan, Korea and Siberia and is borne in spring. Other common names by which this flower is called are – Lady in a bath, Dutchman’s breeches, and lyre flower.
- Chocolate Cosmos
These dark reddish brown exotic flowers having a chocolate aroma are native to Mexico. They attract butterflies and are suitable for rock gardens, edging and flower beds. The blooms of this flower resemble to that of dahlia. It grows 40 to 60 cm tall with a fleshy tuberous root.
- Corpse Flower
Also known as Titan Arum, this is the largest flowering plant with unbranched inflorescence, in the world. It is known as corpse flower owing to its smell of a rotting animal. It is native exclusively to western Sumatra and is cultivated by botanic gardens and private collectors all over the world. The leaves of this flower grow up to a height of 20 feet.
- Passion Flower
This unique structured flower, also known as Passiflora or Passion Vines, is majorly found in South America, Eastern and Southern Asia and New Guinea. It was very famous during the Victorian era and is also used as elongated edible fruit and medicine for epilepsy, hysteria and insomnia. It is prized for its analgesic properties too.