Different kinds of tropical flowers

What can be more beautiful than flowers? Well, in my opinion flowers are the most beautiful things on Earth. There are many flower types all over the world, but tropical flowers are the most attractive for many people. Also called exotic, these flowers are bright-colored and can make any garden look gorgeous.

Although they do not require special care, exotic flowers need a lot of sunlight and water to thrive in other climates. If you want to beautify your garden by planting these amazing flowers, let us talk about some of the most popular of them such as anthurium, bromeliad, bird of Paradise, bougainvillea, hibiscus, orchids, red ginger, protea, orchids, Heliconia, gloriosa lily and plumeria.

  • Anthurium

 The bloom of Anthurium has the shape of a heart colored in red with a cream-colored spadix in its middle. This flower is native to West Indies, although many people end to believe that Hawaii is its native place. Its about 800 species are spread from Uruguay to Northern Argentina and Mexico. Tulip anthuriums can also be colored in lavender, green, red, purple, white and red.

  •  Bird of Paradise

Bird of Paradise is another tropical flower, also called crane flower. Its blooms are made of three orange petals oriented upright and three blue petals. It is native to the eastern and southern region of the Cape Province.

  • Bromelia

This is another exotic flower that looks like a pineapple when it comes to blooms and leaves. It can be red, purple or crimson colored and it is made of bracts in bright colors.

  • Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea is a very beautiful exotic vine that makes very colorful flowers.  This flower is made of three papery bracts and it is usually grown for ornamental purposes because it blooms in many different colors.

  •  Hibiscus

Hibiscus, also called Jamaica, is a showy flower having the shape of a trumpet, made of five or more petals. It comes indifferent colors and it is used both for ornamental and medicinal purposes. The tea made of hibiscus and other herbals is a good remedy for many health problems.

  • Red Ginger

Native to Malaysia, red ginger has long bracts colored in red and is also one of the most popular exotic flower used for ornamental purposes. The bloom of this flower is waxy; at its bottom there is a thick stem.

  • Protea

Native to South Africa, Protea comes in more than 2000 species. The florets are hairy surrounded by oval leaves colored in red or pink. It is one of the most beautiful flowers used to create floral arrangements.

  •  Orchids

Orchids are very appreciated because they are very exotic and beautiful flowers. At the same time, they are very rare and have many species. Here are two of them:

Phalaenopsis Orchids are very beautiful orchid types that look like the wings of the moths. The best thing about them is that Phalaenopsis Orchids require low maintenance.

Dendrobium Orchids are very pretentious flowers and require a lot of care. They come in different color combinations and grow in the summer until the wintertime. There are about1600 species of Dendrobium Orchids.

These were some of the most popular exotic flowers. Usually, these beauties are used in wedding decorations and or many other important events. Some of them bloom all year long, while others have a sort blooming period.

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