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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.