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A Rainbow of National Flower Photos

It's near impossible to find a person that doesn't like flowers; they're the finishing touch on our dining tables and the perfect decoration in our fields and gardens. Whether you like a vase full of orchids or prefer a classic single stem rose, flowers have the ability to brighten up any room and put a smile on our faces like no other.

We know that everybody loves receiving flowers, so we  have gathered a carefully selected bunch of blossoms to bring you a rainbow bouquet of some of the world's national flowers!

Lavender – Portugal




Most of us are familiar with lavender and have experienced the distinctive smell it gives off. The smell of lavender is proven to aid sleep and relaxation and the oils extracted from lavender are believed to soothe burns, bites and headaches.

Iris - France




The national flower of France is the iris, a flower with a steep history mentioned as far back as Greek mythology. The purple flower used to be planted above the graves of women to summon the Goddess Iris to guide the deceased in their journey in the afterlife.

Blue Poppy –Bhutan




The blue poppy is actually not a poppy at all but has been given the nickname due to the fact that it possesses many of the same qualities as the poppy flower. This flower dies shortly after flowering and as a result is hard to maintain in cultivation.

Gentian – Austria




This spotted blue flower may be more accurately described as an herb. The gentian herb has many medicinal benefits and has been used to help people battling anorexia.

Rhyncholaelia – Honduras




The rhyncholaelia is flower that belongs to the orchid family. Bizarrely this plant is most fragrant at night and can be found growing on the roadsides in Mexico.

Edelweiss –Romania




The edelweiss is a mountain flower that is part of the sunflower family. In German “edel” means noble and edelweiss translated to English means “noble whiteness”.

Plumeria – Laos




Also known as frangipani, the scent of this beautiful blossom is often used in perfume. This flower isn’t as nice as it looks, though its petals may look inviting, the sap this plant releases will irritate your eyes and skin.

Golden Shower Tree – Thailand




In Thailand the yellow flowers of the golden shower tree symbolise Thai royalty. Though this tree may look delightful, light many plants, looks can be deceiving and the seeds of this flower are actually extremely poisonous.

Orange Lily - Northern Ireland




Orange lilies are meant to symbolize energy, enthusiasm and warmth. The Orange Lilly is recognised in Northern Ireland as the symbol of the Orange Order.

Pride of Barbados – Barbados




The Pride of Barbados is a flowering plant that is actually a member of the pea family. Other names for this vibrant flower include Peacock Flower, Red Bird of Paradise and Mexican Bird of Paradise. Incidentally

Flame Lily – Zimbabwe




The generic name for the flame lily is Gloriosawhich means ‘full of glory’. All parts of this plant are extremely poisonous; ingestion of the plant has been known to cause numerous accidental deaths and flame lily has also been used to commit murder, suicide and poison dogs!

Tulip – Afghanistan


The tulip was seen as a symbol of abundance and indulgence during the Ottoman Empire and commercial cultivation started around that time. The wealthiest period of the Ottoman Empire is often called the Tulip era because of the association between wealth and tulips during that time.

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