Exotic and Rare Plants

Exotic and Rare Plants

Exotic and Rare Plants. Exotic plants can be found all around the world, ranging from the tropics to the desert. They range widely in beauty, texture, color and size, and some have exotic and unusual ways of finding nutrients.

Exotic and Rare Plants (Steemit)
Exotic and Rare Plants (Steemit)

Black Bat Flower: The black bat flower is a very pretty plant to look at. The flowers are the darkest black and grow whiskers as long as 28 inches. The black bat flower grows up to 12 inches across. It is found in Yunnan Province, China, It can grow as tall as 36 inches. It requires well drained and moist soil and high humidity conditions.

9 Exotic and Rare Plants

1. Calatheas: This exotic flower is found in the tropics of South America. It loves full shade and humidity and is always grown indoors. It enjoys moist soil that is well drained.

 

Tacca-chantrieriyes-Black Bat Flower (Rare Plants)
Tacca-chantrieriyes-Black Bat Flower (Rare Plants)

2. Cymdidiums: This exotic plant produces large flowers and can be found in the higher regions of the Himalayan. It enjoys cool conditions.

 

 

3. Miltonias: This Brazilian exotic flower is also referred to as a pansy orchid. Its very pleasing in appearance. They have a wonderful fragrance.

 

 

Miltoniass Exotic and Rare Plants (Miltonias-Matsui Nursery)
Miltoniass Exotic and Rare Plants (Miltonias-Matsui Nursery)

4. Anthuriums: This exotic flower is native to tropical America. They are also referred to as Painted Tongue, Flamingo Flower, or Tail Flower. The flowers are thick and feel like wax. Colors can range from red to white and pink. The flower is heart shaped and comes in a variety of flowering such as velvet leafed and palmate leafed.

Birds of Paradise Exotic and Rare Plants (amazon)
Birds of Paradise Exotic and Rare Plants (amazon)

 

 

5. Birds of Paradise: These are best known for their unusual and beautiful shape. They are native to South Africa. The Birds of Paradise received its name for the shape of the flower resembling a brightly colored bird. They are usually orange in color and bloom between September and May.

 

 

 

Gardenias Exotic and Rare Plants (Wish)
Gardenias Exotic and Rare Plants (Wish)

 

6. Calla Lily: This exotic flower is a large flower and has a trumpet shaped bract. Calla lilies are native to South Africa. Calla Lilys bloom during the late spring. They also come in a variety of colors.

Anthuriums Exotic and Rare Plants (Dengarden)
Anthuriums Exotic and Rare Plants (Dengarden

 

 

7. Gardenias: This white and pale yellow flower is very fragrant. Gardenias are native to the tropical and the subtropical regions of Southern Asia, Africa and Australia. Gardenias are one of the most popular exotic flowers.

 

 

8. Heliconia: This type of exotic flower is native to tropical America, West Indonesia and the Pacific Ocean Islands. The flowers are beautiful and have bright colorful flowering bracts. They can grow as tall as 3-30 feet.

Orchids Exotic and Rare Plants (eBay)
Orchids Exotic and Rare Plants (eBay)

 

Cymdidiums Exotic and Rare Plants (amazon)
Cymdidiums Exotic and Rare Plants (amazon)

 

Calla Lily Exotic and Rare Plants (DHgate.com)
Calla Lily Exotic and Rare Plants (DHgate.com)

 

Calatheas Exotic and Rare Plants (Nelumbo Garden)
Calatheas Exotic and Rare Plants (Nelumbo Garden)

9. Orchids: The orchid is one of the most sought after exotic flowers in the world. They are grown in all the continents except for the Antarctica. African Orchids are white and the Asian Orchids come in a variety of multi-colors.

Themed Wedding Flower Ideas

Themed Wedding Flower Ideas

Themed weddings Flower Ideas are so much fun. The ideas for wedding flowers of course depend on the theme you have chosen. Wedding themes are certainly plentiful and a big hit these days. It at time seems that the traditional wedding is on its way out to make room for more personalized weddings.

Themed Wedding Flower Ideas floral-themed-spring-wedding
Themed Wedding Flower Ideas floral-themed-spring-wedding

Everyone and generally speaking every couple has something they are passionate about. Creating a wedding around their passion is an excellent idea and many couples may have even met while participating in the activity that their wedding is created around.In this article we will briefly look at a few wedding flower ideas for a few common and a few not so common themed weddings. A themed wedding can be anything from a Cinderella fairytale to a winter wonderland. Your wedding flowers will of course depend on the theme you choose.

Theme Wedding Flower IdeasFloral-Wedding
Theme Wedding Flower IdeasFloral-Wedding

 

Themed Wedding Flower Ideas (Weddinginclude)
Themed Wedding Flower Ideas (Weddinginclude)

For the Cinderella wedding theme you will want to go with the following three colors; white, pale pink and ivory. Roses are the top choice for flowers as are tulips and lilacs these are all very delicate flowers and provide a touch of class and elegance. For your table centerpieces consider using one or all of the following; a glass slipper, a glass pumpkin or a carriage. You can add a few sprinkles of glitter to the flower petals as well as using white candles with glitter lightly sprinkled around them to create an illusion of a magical day or evening.

The winter wedding theme is another popular theme.

The winter christmas weddings theme
The winter christmas weddings theme

For this theme you can choose any flower you would like however the color for a winter wonderland wedding flowers should be all white. You can use silver or gold glitter on your white flowers to make them stand out a little and greenery should be kept to a minimum if used at all. Centerpieces can be made of all white flowers placed in a clear crystal looking vase or a silver or gold container.
A usual wedding theme is the rock and roll theme. This theme is popular for adults who grew up in the late fifties and sixties. The flower colors will be pastel and tie-dyed; pinks, oranges, blues, purples and yellow. You will want the leaves for these flowers green as this was a popular color especially pastel green colored leaves. You can choose any flower you would like and a great centerpiece would be; baskets filled with wild flowers or multicolored daisies (with or without the stems.) A plastic guitar decorated with flowers would certainly work as would any miniature musical instrument.

The winter wedding theme (Flashbox Films)
The winter wedding theme (Flashbox Films)

A golf wedding theme is a rather unusual but quickly becoming popular as many sports related wedding themes are. For the flowers you can choose to make any flower you would like. The colors are white and green. Not much of a selection but an assortment of shades will look very nice. For the centerpieces a red vase with a piece of green crepe paper wrapped around the bottom few inches of the vase and the white flowers will resemble a golf ball sitting on a tee.
Once you choose your wedding theme, the themed wedding flower ideas should begin to come to you. Just because it is a theme does not mean you have to stick to the “rules” for every part if you truly want another color that does not fit in with the theme that is your choice after all it is your day and should be just the way you want it!