Flowers are enjoyed by almost everybody, they are used to express our feelings from one person to another and they are used to brighten up rooms and also to keep a room smelling fresh. They play a big role at both weddings and funerals and at almost every function that we may attend. Although today it is possible to get almost any of these flowers anywhere in the world, they are of course all originally native to certain parts of the world.
Although there is no doubt that everybody consider flowers to be beautiful, opinions may vary as to which are the most beautiful and so I am sure that not everybody will agree with this list, it is a matter of personal taste, however this is a list of what many feel are the top 10 most beautiful flowers in the world:
These large Daisy like flowers come in bright shades of yellow and orange. The plant is native to southern Africa.
The Japanese variety are called Sakura. Although they have been cultivated for ornamental use, the ornamental variety do not bear fruit.
There are 7 or 8 varieties of this shrub like plant but all are native to the Caribbean and Central America stretching as far south as Brazil.
The Yellow Water Lily
This is an aquatic plant that is native to Japan and the Korean Peninsula. It is also native to parts of Russia but has now become an endangered species there.
There are several species of this plant but distinction between them is not clear and so it is estimated that there are between 25 and 40 different varieties. It is native to Asia, Southern Europe and Western North America.
This flower is native to the eastern Mediterranean; Turkey, Israel, Iran and Turkmenistan.
The Calla Lily
Native to Southern Africa, this plant prefers to grow in streams and ponds can sometimes grow on river banks. Eating this plant can cause severe burning to lips, throat and tongue.
This plant has an extraordinary amount of varieties, in fact there are twice as many varieties of this plant than there are of birds and four times the amount of mammals.
There are over 100 species of Rose, mainly native to Asia but smaller numbers are native to Europe and the Americas. The plant itself is very woody often with sharp prickles on its stems but the flower is exceptionally aromatic and is often, although beautiful, grown because of its scent.
The Bird of Paradise
Bird of Paradise is the common name for this flower as it looks much like the bird of the same name. The plant is native to South Africa where it is called the Crane Flower and appears on the reverse side of the 50 cent coin.