The Most Beautiful Flowers In The World

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The iris flower appears to have been intricately designed by a meticulous creator. It has been a popular subject for artists throughout history. Vincent van Gogh's "Irises" (1889) is a notable example, where he contrasted purple irises that turned blue overtime against yellow.

Iris flower | Depositphotos


Lilacs are a favourite among many for their enchanting fragrance. Delicate clusters of tubular flowers range from pale lavender to deep purple and symbolise love and rejuvenation.

Lilacs in bloom | Depositphotos

Water Lily

The beauty of water lilies has forever been encapsulated by Claude Monet in his artworks. The flowers symbolise purity, peace, and enlightenment. In Buddhism, the unfolding petals of a water lily represent the gradual unfolding of the soul and spiritual progress.

A water lily | Depositphotos


Marigolds are bright red and orange flowers with a considerable heft. They are widely used in India for auspicious ceremonies like pujas and weddings.

Marigold flowers | Depositphotos


Revered for their exotic beauty, orchid come in stunning array of colours and shapes. They are graceful flowers that symbolise love, luxury, and refinement. A famous artwork of orchid is Martin Heade's "Orchids and Hummingbirds" (1875).

Orchid in bloom | Depositphotos


The dahlia is among the lushest and most vibrant flowers in various colours. The symbolic nature of dahlias varies with their colours. They are known to symbolise elegance, creativity, gratitude, and even farewell.

Dahlias in a garden | Depositphotos


The bird-of-paradise is known as such owing to its resemblance to a bright bird with elegant wings and a delicate body. They symbolise freedom and paradise and is a famous choice in floral settings for celebrations.

Bird-of-Paradise | Depositphotos


Roses are a timeless beauty. With their fragrant aroma and deep red hues, they have been cherished for centuries. While the deep red rose represents passion and love, yellow roses symbolise friendship, and white roses symbolise peace and purity.

Roses | Shutterstock


Tulips are known for their graceful petals and vibrant colours, symbolising love and affection. They are often associated with the arrival of spring and new beginnings. Everyone remembers tulips in detail after from wallpaper captured by David Nadalin for Windows.

Sunflowers | Depositphotos


Sunflowers, with their bright and cheerful appearance, symbolise adoration, loyalty, and longevity. A widely liked flower, sunflowers have also been the subject of a series of stunning paintings by Van Gogh, particularly "Sunflowers" (1888).

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