Exotic Flowers

Exotic flowers, tropical flowers and some flowers you’ve probably never seen – you will find them all on this page.

7 Types of Roses you Never Heard of

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7 Types of Roses you Never Heard of

The rose has long-been a prevalent bloom, used in everything from tailor-made bouquets, to bespoke centrepieces and over-the-top party arrangements. However, not all roses are red and there are in fact a number of variants you’ve most likely never heard of. Read on to discover a few of our favourites… The Grasshopper Rose This unusual specie, native to Holland, is also known as the ‘grassheart’ rose. Its bright green and yellow petals, tinged with a red centre, are what make these species appeal exotic in style. The blooms are medium sized,...

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Beauty in Danger: 15 Stunning Flowers and Plants Close to Extinction

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Beauty in Danger: 15 Stunning Flowers and Plants Close to Extinction

There are a number of extremely rare plants, dotted all around� the world, some of which are very close to extinction. The reason for their dithering numbers comes down to climate change, land development and deforestation. Here we have listed a number of the affected species… Baobab Tree Although this unique specie sprouts leaves just three times a year, it’s often described as the� ‘life giving tree’. This is because it is able to� store� water in its large,� twisted trunk. To survive dry seasons, those native to� Madagascar,...

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All you Need to Know about Moon Flowers

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All you Need to Know about Moon Flowers

Nature is alive and effective 24 hours a day. Moon flowers are nocturnal bloomers, best enjoyed by late night strollers and night owls. Post sunset, these magnificent, light-reflecting white flowers bloom and glow all night long – hence their name. However, when the sun begins to rise, they close their perfectly perfumed flowers tightly shut. Although moon flowers are predominantly white, they are also available in rich reds and vibrant yellows, all of which will add contrast to your floral display. Although extremely beautiful, several...

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15 Beautiful Flowers you have Never Heard off

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15 Beautiful Flowers you have Never Heard off

In the world of floristry, beauty is something that occurs everyday in many shapes and forms. Here you’ll discover some of the most beautiful flowers in existence, many of which are stranger than fiction. 15 Beautiful Flowers you have never heard off It is no surprise that many of our 15 spots are taken by orchids. With such a large family of species and varieties, you’re bound to find not just beautiful flowers, but truly extraordinary ones too. Have a look yourself: 1. Monkey Face Orchid (Dracula Simia) With its two long, fang-like...

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15 of the Most Unusual Flowers in the World

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15 of the Most Unusual Flowers in the World

Flowers make an ideal gift for a friend, family member or loved one. In fact, there’s a bouquet to suit all occasions, but the chances are you’ve never seen any of the remarkable, rare, weird and wonderful flowers we’re about to share with you…many of which, will give each and every bouquet of daffodils, roses or carnations a run for their money. 15 of the Most Unusual Flowers in the World 1. The Titan Arum (Amorphophuallus Titanum) Described as the mother of all flowers, this particular floral specie can grow to a massive three metres...

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Kadupul Flower – The Most Expensive Flower in the World

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Kadupul Flower – The Most Expensive Flower in the World

If you believe a simple bud picked from the ground to be one of nature’s humbler gifts, we’re about to prove you wrong! The Kadupul flower, Sri Lanka’s native blossom, is said to be the world’s most expensive flower. Why? Because it’s priceless! This floral specie is so expensive; it bares no price tag. The reason for this is because the moment it is picked, it quite often dies. Due to its cactus roots, each and every Kadupul flower has an extremely short lifespan and is only able to survive the night, before it fades to nothing...

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10 Flowers that Look Like Animals

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10 Flowers that Look Like Animals

Flowers come in all shapes, sizes and colours. But when Mother Nature plays around, something wonderful happens – check out these orchids that look exactly like animals! Which one is your favourite? Leave a comment below. 1.Dracula Simia – Monkey face orchid 2.� Moth Orchid (Phalaenopsis) 3. Bumble Bee Orchid –� Ophrys bomybliflora 4. Parrot Flower –� Impatiens Psittacina 5. Flying Duck Orchid –� Caleana Major 6. Dove Orchid –� Peristeria Elata 7.� White Egret Orchid – Habenaria Radiata 8. The Fly Orchid...

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5 Tropical Flowers You Have Never Heard Of

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5 Tropical Flowers You Have Never Heard Of

From plants that eat rats to flowers that smell like a rotting corpse and alien looking fungi; the world of tropical flowers is filled with some … interesting examples. While you’re unlikely to come across some of these blooms in your average florists, curiosity over these unusual flowers is still likely to exist. In light of this, here are five of the most tropical and exotic flowers you’ve probably never even heard of: 1. The Rat Eating Pitcher Plant (Nepenthes attenboroughii) This strange but amazing plant was only discovered in...

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5 Deadly Flowers

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5 Deadly Flowers

It has been in the headlines recently that a gardener collapsed and tragically died after coming into contact with the deadly Wolfsbane plant – according to the coroner. After attending to the garden as part of a huge estate, Nathan Greenaway collapsed and was rushed to hospital. After numerous blood tests and examinations, doctors were unable to establish the cause. Unfortunately Mr Greenaway died shortly afterwards. There are many cases around the world where people� have been harmed and even killed by certain deadly flowers. As children we...

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10 Exotic but Deadly Flowers

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10 Exotic but Deadly Flowers

Whether you’re saying thank you, I love you or I’m sorry – a beautiful bouquet of flowers has the ability to convey your thoughts and feelings when words fail you. However, appearances can be deceptive and not all flowers are fit for this purpose as some exotic blooms have a much darker side to them. To make sure that you don’t pick the wrong ones, here are the 10 most exotic but deadly flowers in the world. 1. Lily of the valley These delicate little flowers may look innocent however; they are in fact extremely...

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7 Most Expensive Flowers in the World

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7 Most Expensive Flowers in the World

Flowers come in all shapes, sizes and colours – but they also come in various price points too. While you may only spend a few pounds on a normal bunch of everyday flowers to fill a vase, there are times when it is worth splashing out a bit more on special arrangements. While great flowers don’t have to cost the earth, history has taught us that sometimes people will shell out a small fortune on bouquets. Here are seven of the most expensive flowers in the world which prove this point. 1. Kadupul flower: Priceless Technically a cactus,...

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Best Exotic Flowers for Modern Bouquets

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Best Exotic Flowers for Modern Bouquets

Although there are few things more timeless than a beautiful bunch of flowers, even the classics inevitably need a bit of updating every once in a while. Although you don’t want to meddle with too much of a good thing – a few well chosen exotic flowers can really bring a modern bouquet to life. By adding some exotic to a relatively traditional bouquet will result in a stunning bunch of flowers that will blow your loved one away. Strelitzia Also known as ‘The bird of paradise flower’ thanks to its unique shape and stunning colours, these...

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