It is no news that flowers can take any shape or color of choice and they all have superb appearances which makes them very beautiful and awesome.
As many flowers there are in the world, there are also some flowers that you do not find around at all times and they are termed to be rare.
The term “rare” can be used to describe flowers that are unusual and distinct in certain ways and can also refer to flowers that are about to go into extinction.
There are so many flowers that are termed rare in the world,from their appearance, nature, characteristics, and growing ability.
Have you ever wished to know more about some of the rarest flowers in the world or you want to know what makes them classified as being rare?
All you have to do is be patient and read further as we will discuss more about these flowers and all the questions that you have about these kinds of flowers will be answered one after the other.
In this article, we will touch the different aspects of this flower so you have nothing to worry about. Below are some of the rare flowers that exist in the world, their characteristics, and some other meaningful information about them.
Table of Contents
- 0.1 Middlemist Red Camellia
- 0.2 Kadupul
- 0.3 Campion flowers
- 0.4 Parrots beak flower
- 0.5 Corpse flower
- 0.6 Roses
- 0.7 Blue roses:
- 0.8 Multicolored rose:
- 0.9 Old fashioned roses:
- 1 Orchid flowers
- 2 Other Rare flowers
- 3 Conclusion
Middlemist Red Camellia
This flower was discovered in the year 1804 by John Middlemist whom this beautiful flower is named after.
This flower has blooms or flowers which appear like the petals of the rose flower and they also come in red which is one of the most popular color of the rose flower which symbolizes love and affection.
The red camellia flower is found in only two places all over the world and this includes Waitangi, New Zealand and the Duke of Devonshire’s conservatory at Chiswick, West London.
This beautiful flower originates from China but it almost got extinct when there was an issue in the garden of London where it was lost before being rediscovered after so many years.
This flower is sought after by botanists and they thrive well in London and New Zealand and they produce blooms in large quantities in these regions.
This is among one of the rarest flowers that is known in the world. This flower is also referred to as the Queen of the night, why? This is because this flower does not grow in the day, they bloom only once in a year and when they do the flower appears at night and wilts before dawn.
The blooming of this flower does take place between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. and it wilts within hours after blooming, so to be able to have a look at this flower, you need to stay awake at night and this is why this flower is rare.
The kadupul flower is native to Sri Lanka and it can be found from Mexico to Venezuela and they are also cultivated in the United States of America and can be found in places which include Texas and California.
This flower is also one of the most expensive flowers that you can find around and they also require a suitable environment to have a good growth and to be able to secure its booming. When this flower is cut, it does not take much time before it wilts and rot.
This flower is a short-lived climbing flower which was at a point only found in the British territory called Gibraltar.
This flower is known to produce a very weak scent or fragrance and an interesting fact about this flower’s existence is that it can only be found in two places all over the world.
In year 1992, the botanical section of Gibraltar officially made a declaration that this flower was already extinct since there was none of this flower in that place again.
Interestingly, after two years of declaring it extinct, in 1994 this flower was rediscovered as a climber on a cliff of Gibraltar but they now grow in inhospitable environments.
Now, the campion flower, Silene tomentosa, can only be found in the gardens of London and Gibraltar and only in few quantities.
Parrots beak flower
It is no doubt that we can have beautiful flowers with special qualities which makes them very distinctive and this flower is endemic to the Canary islands.
This flower has a curvature appearance with an almost sharp end which looks almost like the beak of a parrot.
This flower blooms very well in spring and they love cold weather conditions more but this flower does not survive well under fluctuating atmospheric conditions.
This flower has been endangered since the year 1884 when it started to disappear and if not well managed, it is possible this flower will go into extinction in a short time.
The only place in the world where this flower can be found is the Canary islands and this flower is protected by law.
The corpse flower is a very beautiful flower and it is the largest and smallest flower in the world. This flower does have leaves which can grow to a height of about 20 feet and they usually have an outer part which is green with a reddish inner layer.
The corpse flower can only be found in the low-lying rainforest region of Indonesia. This flower is a very rare flower to come by and they only bloom once in 30 to 40 years and this is a great characteristic a flower can have.
When this flower blooms, they release a rotten meat odour which makes it quite distinct and different and rare. The only place where this flower is grown is the Sumatra botanical garden where it is protected by law.
Rose is one of the most beautiful and lovely flowers that you can find around. Flowers do come in different colors, shapes, and sizes and they produce nice scents which makes them a very large flower to add to your garden.
There are some colors in which this flower comes that makes them very distinct and different.
Rose flowers that come in blue colors are not natural at all, this brilliant color of the plant is mostly as a result of the treatment of the flower with floral dye.
The first natural blue rose flower “Applause” which was discovered in 2011 was said to have more of a silvery purple color rather than blue.
This color of the flower is mostly derived when the white or cream colored rose flowers are treated with blue floral dyes which gives it this unique and outstanding colors.
Rose flowers can also come as a combination of different colors and an example of this flower is Jacob’s Coat.
Though this flower is usually available in large quantities, they are rare in the sense of their appearance and exceeding nature. This flower looks so unusual that it is easy to be termed as rare.
Old fashioned roses:
This flower usually grows in natural places where they were found in ancient times and they mostly grow in abandoned homesteads where they can thrive for generations.
This flower comes in different shapes, sizes, and colors and they produce scents that are much stronger than the hybrids now produced in this modern age.
This flower does grow on its own root system and they have the ability to thrive well under different environmental conditions.
Orchids belong to the Orchidaceae plant family and there are about at least 25,000 species of this flower that are found around the world.
There are several species of this flower that are very rare and distinct and there are about 10,000 species of this flower which can be found in the tropical regions of the world.
This flower does bloom in the shaded woodlands and they appear like a hovering white ghost. This flower, Epipogium aphyllum, was first discovered in the year 1854 and they have only been sighted about 15 times and more.
Monkey face orchid:
This flower got this name “monkey face” as a result of the appearance of the flowers center which looks like the face of a monkey.
This flower, Dracula simia, has a very superb appearance which has an unusual appearance which qualifies it as a flower that is very distinct.
Skye blue sun orchid:
This flower is botanically known as Thelymitra jonesii which can only be found in Tasmania and they can bloom from October through December.
Other Rare flowers
There are more rare flowers in the world and we will make a list of some of these flowers in the next part of the article.
Some rare flowers just have awesome characteristics that make them very beautiful and unusual to have around. Here are some of these flowers:
- Chocolate cosmos
- Youtan poluo
- Yellow and purple lady slippers
- Jade vine
- Rothschilds slipper orchid
- Juliet rose
- Fire Lily
- Franklin tree flower
These flowers are passing across a message that you need to believe in the difference that you can add to the world even if it is in a little way. Let your uniqueness speak positivity.
Thank you for taking the time to read this article !