Friday, September 2

Get Amazed With The Interesting Facts About Flowers!!

The flowers are gorgeous, and there are some fascinating facts about them that we’re going to uncover today. You’ll be amazed to know the facts and truths associated with them. Let’s reveal them one by one. 

Tulips

During the 1600 century, Tulip flowers were more expensive than compared to gold. 

Titan Arum

Titan Arum is the largest flower on the planet. They can grow up to 3 meters resembling a small plant. Due to their fetid and stinking odor, they are called well-known corpse flowers. 

Lotus flowers have historical importance, it’s a holy flowers for the Persians, and they used to use them in religious rituals. Lotus generally blooms in muddy water or wetlands, and during the dry years, you won’t find lotus anywhere as they only bloom during rainy seasons. They are the symbol of resurrection and eternity for the Persians.

Roses

Roses are loosely related to apple, raspberry, cherry, peach, plum, guava, pear, and almonds. Some species of roses are a great source of vitamin C. They are used in making jams, jelly, and even tea. During ancient times, flowers were considered holy flowers in Persia. Also, roses are considered the best gifting option. So, if you wish to make someone special with flower delivery in Surat, send roses to their doorstep. 

Cut Flowers

There is a huge demand for fresh-cut flowers around the world, and America is not an exception. Cut flowers are mostly used for gifting purposes or in decor. Around 60% of fresh-cut flowers cultivated in America come from California. While the major flower-growing states in India are Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, the eastern part of West Bengal, the western part of Maharashtra & Rajasthan, and the northern part of Delhi and Haryana. So, if you want cut flowers or flower delivery in Kolkata, you can get them from the eastern part of West Bengal.

Rafflesia Arnoldi

Rafflesia Arnoldii is the world’s largest blooming flower and is popularly known as the stinking corpse lily. Rafflesia Arnoldii is a rare species of flowers and is generally found in the rainforests of Indonesia.

Bluebell

Bluebell flowers are cultivated as garden ornamentals. They have a bell shape which clusters of English Bluebell. In historical times, the flower extract was useful in making glue. 

The bud of marsh marigold is an alternative to capers.

Agave

Agave, which is also known as the plant of the century, grows for years without blooming any flowers. After several years the plant blooms a single flower and dies. This phenomenon is called monocarpic.

Sunflowers

These bright and yellow flowers resemble the sun, and thus the name was given this flower as sunflowers. There’s an amazing fact associated with it. The sunflower faces the sun according to its movement from east to west.

MoonFlower

The moonflower blooms only at night when the moon is in the sky. Moonflowers are 4 to 6 inches of fragrance flowers that are white and pink and are on a glimmering climbing plant. They bloom at night and stay still until the sunlight in the morning when they droop off.

Saffron/Kesar

Kesar or saffron is the most expensive spice in India. You’ll be amazed to know that Kesar comes from the crocus flower. Saffron or Kesar is obtained from the dried stigma of crocus sativus. It is an autumn blooming flowering plant. Another fascinating fact about these flowers is they remain close at night and during overcast weather conditions.

Asters

In ancient civilizations, people used to burn aster leaves to exorcise evil spirits. The flower name comes from Ancient Greek, referring to the shape of the flower head that resembles a star.

Nicotiana

Nicotiana is referred to as a tobacco plant. Tobacco plant leaves are used to manufacture and produce tobacco-related products and cigarettes. They are also cultivated as green ornamental plants.

Schengen Nongke Orchid

Schengen Nongke Orchid is the most expensive flower to date. It blooms once in 4 to 5 years. It was bid and sold for $200k in 2005, which astonished everyone around the globe. Schengen Nongke Orchid has been the most expensive flower been sell till today. 

I hope you enjoyed the amazing facts about flowers and would like you to share any such fascinating truths you know about flowers.

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