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An Amazing Beauty of Nature: Flowers

You must have seen the beauty of flowers at your home, or outside. We have numerous varieties of flowers present in this universe. Flowershave unique beauty style and fragrance due to the characteristics of flowers it uses in decoration. Many people prefer flower decoration for their functions, weddings or any religious event. 


Flowers are parts of plants and are the reproductive parts of a plant. These can be of various shapes, colours and sizes. Various names of flowers with their characteristics are discussed in this article. Let’s study all of them and choose the flower which you liked most.


Names of Flowers

African Daisy 

These flowers are grown in warm regions of the world. These are perennial flowers and are majorly purple in colour. 


African Daisy


African Daisy


Cuckoo Flower

These are irregularly shaped flowers with two petals seen mostly in the month of May and June. They are named so because cuckoo also sings during these months. 


Cuckoo flower


Cuckoo Flower


Erigeron 

These are flowers with a long petal-like structure which are thin and very evenly coloured. These are annual flowers.


Erigeron


Erigeron


Forget Me Not 

These are multicoloured flowers that grow in small bushes in slightly sunny and shady areas. They grow during winters and in areas where the summer heat is very less. These are very light and pastel-coloured with 5 petals. 


Forget me Not


Forget Me Not 


Hibiscus 

These are very common flowers that every kid is shown in order to understand flowers. It is also called china rose and has 5 petals and is brightly coloured.


Hibiscus


Hibiscus 


Ixora 

These flowers are known mainly for their floral arrangement as there are similar looking flowers arranged in a bouquet. They can be of a few colours such as red, orange, yellow and pink. This is also called jungle flame and flame of the woods. 


Ixora


Ixora


Jasmine 

These are flowers that are very aromatic ( smell beautiful) and is white in colour. These flowers are known to bloom during the night. 


Jasmine


Jasmine


Kniphofia 

They are these red, yellow and orange-coloured flowers that are arranged in a cone-shaped structure looking like a spike.


Kniphofia


Kniphofia


Lavender 

These are evergreen plants with highly fragrant flowers. They are often used in scents, soap, medicines etc. The oils released by these flowers are known to have a very soothing and calming effect. 


Lavender


Lavender


Marigold 

These are ball-shaped flowers in which each petal-like structure is a flower. They are found in orange, yellow and dark red colours. It is used in decorations and festivals very commonly. 


Marigold
 


Marigold 


Nemesia 

This is a garden bed plant and is of a uniform colour but can be found in multiple shades. They are tubular and two-lipped flowers, generally yellow in colour.


Nemesia


Nemesia


Orchid 

These flowers are generally irregular in shape. They have three petals and three sepals. The two petals out of the three are similar looking and one is longer than the two. These flowers are the symbols of love, luxury, beauty and strength. 


Orchid


Orchid


Pansy 

These are either annual or perennial flowers. They have 5 petals with two top petals overlapping each other, the two side petals, and a central lower petal.


Pansy


Pansy 


Queens Cup 

The flowers are star-shaped with 6 sepals. These grow during the months of May and July.


Queens Cup


Queens Cup


Rose 

These are bright coloured flowers with a lot of petals. The plant has thorns on its stalk. These grow all over the world and need at least 6 hours of sunlight to flower. 


Rose


Rose


Tiger lily 

These flowers have a very distinct shape and colour. The flower is bright orange in colour with black spots and that is why this specific name.


Tiger Lily


Tiger Lily 


Ursinia 

They are bright, sunny in colour and have a central bluish ring. This flower is native to South Africa and is an annual flower.


Ursinia


Ursinia


Vinca Rosea

These are pink-colored flowers with 5 petals and they are annual flowers. They grow in the summers mainly. They are known to have high medicinal value.  


Vinca Rosea


Vinca Rosea


Summary 

Flowers are of different shapes, sizes and colours. There are a variety of flowers present on our planet. Some flowers blossom in summer, some in winter and maximum in spring. They can be in clusters or solitary on a stalk. The flowers can have various properties such as fragrance, medicinal or just ornamental. Various flowers are discussed in this article with their picture and important characteristics.

FAQs on Flowers Names

1. Name a few flowers known for their floral arrangement?

Flowers known for their floral arrangement are gladiolus and dahlia. 

  • Gladiolus: These are brightly coloured perennial flower plants. These are characterised by the special arrangement of flowers which resembles a sword. Because of the arrangement they are very popular in bouquets.
  • Dahlia: These are multicoloured and each petal-like structure is an individual flower. These grow during winters and need good sunlight for proper growth. They belong to the same family as sunflowers and have ray and disc florets.

2. Name a few flowers that resemble a bell?

Name of flowers that resemble a bell are Snowflake and bellflowers. Some details of these flowers like their appearance, and favourable weather for them are given below.

  • Snowflake: These are white-coloured small bell-like flowers. These are perennial in nature and grow. They are known to grow during the late summer or early autumn.
  • Bellflowers: These are flowers that resemble the shape of a bell. These are mostly violet in colour These plants can survive for more than two seasons.