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Types Of Flowers

Updated on October 22, 2011
Hibiscus
Hibiscus
Hollyhocks
Hollyhocks

Flowers are a blessing of nature. Their beautiful colors and pleasant scent makes this world a heaven. There are variety of flowers, some of which are mentioned here:

Hibiscus

Hibiscus is the Chinese rose and has over twenty shades. Blooms almost all year round. Any garden seems dull without this excellent bush that will take root even when a branch is planted in the ground. It is the national flower of Hawaii.

Hollyhocks (Alcea Rosea)

Hollyhocks, or Alcea Rosea, are the darlings of every park, home-garden and courtyard where flowers are grown in winter for colour and d├ęcor. This plant may grow to six feet and lasts longer than any winter annual. A must for every park, can be grown even in pots.

Bougainvillea
Bougainvillea
Chinese Trumpet Creeper
Chinese Trumpet Creeper
Celosia Argentea
Celosia Argentea

Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea, otherwise known as paper flower, come from Australia. Plant and forget them because they love to grow by themselves, asking just for a sip of water and a pinch of manure.

A delightful bush that loves the soil grows profusely anywhere, but hates shade. Bougainvilleas are popular ornamental plants in most areas with warm climates, including Indonesia, India, Taiwan, Zimbabwe, Vietnam, Malaysia, the Philippines, Australia, the Mediterranean region, the Caribbean, Mexico, Pakistan, Panama, South Africa, the southern United States and Hawaii.

Numerous cultivars and hybrids have been selected, including nearly thornless shrubs. Some Bougainvillea cultivars are sterile, and are propagated from cuttings.

Chinese Trumpet Creeper

This handsome creeper also known as Golden Shower will cling to almost any surface by means of aerial roots and is a useful fast cover. Its trumpet-like flowers are lovely. A must for every home.

Celosia Argentea

Celosia Argentea, cockscomb in general terminology, is also known as the Chinese wool flower. It thrives well in hot and humid climate. Seeds are readily available.

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Pink roses
Pink roses
Yellow rose
Yellow rose
Table rose
Table rose
A rose
A rose
Cassia Fistula
Cassia Fistula
Bombax Ceibe
Bombax Ceibe

Rose

The rose is considered the queen of flowers for its splendid colour variations, delicate petals and pleasant fragrance. Over 250 varieties of rose flowers are found in the wild . The third, slightly pale yellow variety grows in China. These three were crossed and recrossed to produce different colours, hues, and sizes. Over a thousand and five hundred hybrids are known. Remember, the rose likes to grow alone and dislikes soggy soil.

Cassia Fistula

These small trees will grow anywhere in any soil. Do plant it. The flowers are like golden candles. Passers-by usually stop to admire the bloom, which brings a smile to every face.

Silk Cotton Tree (Bombax Ceibe)

It remains green, and leafy throughout the year, but as winter approaches, it will shed leaves, and bloom with bright red flowers that attract several types of insects and nectar seeking birds. The bud, after a couple of weeks, bursts open with its silken-thready filaments with seeds at their end. The wind carries away light silken threads all around, where, in shade and moist soil, the seeds sprout to start the pleasure regeneration cycle once more. This silk is also used to stuff pillows.

Clitoria Ternatea
Clitoria Ternatea
Peacock Flower
Peacock Flower

Clitoria Ternatea

(Mussel Shell Creeper)

Clitorians are also known as butterfly-pea, known for their open pea-flower of cobalt blue which is quite a rare colour in the botanical world. This fast-growing creeper blooms throughout the warm weather and can be grown from seeds.

Peacock Flower (Caesalpinia Pulcherrima)

An excellent bush with lovely miniature, they are flowers that bloom in summer. Also known as the Bird of Paradise. The textbook advises that seeds be soaked in warm water to soften its tough coat, but when I planted them straight, they all sprouted. Great decorative shrubs for every home-garden. Easy to grow. Ask for a few seeds from the neighbours, they will give it free as the pods grow luxuriously. Plant only the brown mature seeds.

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      rishma 5 years ago

      flowers are very beautiful

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      Iceking 5 years ago

      I am reali here 4 an assignment on flowers this flowers are reali cul and lovely:-(~

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      simran 5 years ago

      beautiful flowers........................................

      .................................................................................................................................. :)

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      diego 5 years ago

      flowersssssssss is beautiful

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      samar 5 years ago

      *****************most beautiful flower**********************

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      deepshikha 5 years ago

      flowers are beautiful but i like rose!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      deepshikha 5 years ago

      flowers are beautiful

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      Asante afia 5 years ago

      Ur flowers are beautiful but i like chinese trumpet creeper the best.I love flowers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!?

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      sehar 5 years ago

      Beautifull

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      Asif 5 years ago

      vry Good..nice

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      saif 5 years ago

      i have a little dream of filling my porch with a variety of beatiful flowers,i hope someone can help me sending a site from were i can choose

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      LAL 5 years ago

      OWSOME LIKE MEEEEE..........

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      hezkie.......... 5 years ago

      beautiful..................

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      frankmetrovahkumahor 5 years ago

      flowers are beautiful but hibiscus i love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      krismarj 5 years ago

      wow very cute and beautiful flowers, i really love flowers...

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      Dr Ashok Yadav (Delhi) India 6 years ago

      Flowers increase love in nature and create peace and satisfaction in humens with it makes feel good and freshness and it makes us smile even we have alone. It is a symbol of love..................................

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      raisa 6 years ago

      veri veri beautiful &nice.........

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      -budoy- 6 years ago

      like!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      edna 6 years ago

      dahlia,daffodil are names of flowers &names of girls

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      jananiravi 6 years ago

      Amazing!...........

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      ma.theresa alforque 6 years ago

      i like to knew where we gonna buy a seeds of celosia flower,coz that's so amazing flower it cant give u luck,furtune and it can heal...

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      who run the world girl 6 years ago

      love flowers thanks to share this lovely informatinon

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      rey vincent 6 years ago

      wow its beautiful.

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      melisa 6 years ago

      beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      nithiya kalyany 6 years ago

      small white flower

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      neneth robles 6 years ago

      i love very much all kinds of flowers . it makes us joy and feel good and fresh and makes us smile even we're alone.

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      opaw 6 years ago

      wow.....

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      alex 6 years ago

      can all types of flowers, other than these, be propagated?

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      angel 123 6 years ago

      oh! so wonderful,i love it so much..

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      guddu 6 years ago

      flowers increase and improve our beauty of nature....

      so, people love it.......

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      Tahir 6 years ago

      Where from whese in can get these in Pak

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      lotus 6 years ago

      type of lotus flowers in world.

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      elaine 6 years ago

      i love flowers

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      ujala 6 years ago

      flower is a blessing of God and they r a pure gift

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      shubhi 6 years ago

      so beautiful

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      L A Dreamin 6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Nice hub. I love flowers!

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      stefannie 6 years ago

      the most beautiful is african daisy

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      erika 6 years ago

      oooohhhh!!!! i love flowers

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      elham 6 years ago

      i need a flower and decribe it for me

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      tanvi 7 years ago

      roses have thorns but they are very special for everybody.

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      IIIMMMM AWsome 7 years ago

      thinks guys give some more flowers plz

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      Khawar 7 years ago

      wowwwww cool. It's very nice Article & i like the information you provide & i am also impressed with your gifts idea.

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      leandra larrazabal 7 years ago

      this fact is so cool.You could learn more things

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      bia 7 years ago

      AWSOMMMMEE!!

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      lakshmi 7 years ago

      very good

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      dolly 7 years ago

      the rose is perfect it is my favourite

      very very lovely flowers add some more pliz and thanx for sharing!!!!!!!!!

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      RINCKY 7 years ago

      VERY BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS

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      janki maini 7 years ago

      very pretty flowers

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      Priscilla Chan 7 years ago from Normal, Illinois

      Love flowers! Thanks for sharing:)

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      nayab 7 years ago

      i need 2 noe bout more flowerz plz!

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      jerin sherin on sep 24, 2009 7 years ago

      i like cassia fistuala follwer

      wonderful

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      maria 7 years ago

      can you show me a picture of a closed clitoria ternatea my sister is getting married and i suggested these flowers i think these are the flowers ive never seen the flower opened but if i see the flower closed i can identify it

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      Lovelymourty 7 years ago

      hm let me see rose is one

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      thehorse144 8 years ago

      thre are flowers like Daisy, Orchid, Jasmine, lavender, daffodil that have not been here read here plz. comment if u know any other flower names that are people names

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      mulberry1 8 years ago

      I had read books that mentioned Bougainvillea but had never seen them until just a few years ago. They are now my favorites! This is a beautiful and informative hub.