Know About The Exotic Flowers That Are Found in India

 Flowers are the scintillating beauty, bright and vibrant, spreading its charismatic aura among all. Nature's exquisite bloom is the best gift to mankind. What the world would have been without such radiant flowers, the one which appears symbolizing a ray of hope, as something which spreads joy and smiles all around, the fragrance of which spreads as a breath of fresh air and which have been benefiting humans for ages psychologically, medicinally, for portraying emotions and for celebrating different occasions.



In every culture flower has been the integral part of any festivity and special occasions but more so in Indian culture. In every Indian function, events, special occasions, puja rituals, weddings or anything special your name it, requires flowers. There are a ton of varieties of flowers available in India which people use on various occasions and each flower has its significant meaning. While the very beautiful roses, gerberas, sunflowers, calendula, chrysanthemum, tuberose and such other flowers are easily available but amidst the hilly forests, plateaus, tropical area and snow clad rocks found the graceful emergence of rare exotic flowers which are not easy to find but it reflects the nature's creativity at its peak which is fascinating as well as mind blowing at the same time to know and witness that even such creative and uncannily beautiful flowers exists. Let's make ourselves aware of the rare existence which is simultaneously living with us on earth which we are yet not aware of in this blog.

Rare is unique and unique is astonishing!

India is rich in biodiversity, from North to South and East to West, in long stretch the rich golden soil of us consists of diverse and exotic flora and fauna. The favourable climatic condition is one of the major factors of such richness in our country. While you have always seen the garden flowers and got mesmerized by the beauty of it, now you would wish to see these rare flowers to have an altogether different experience.  

Flame Lily

Flame lily also known as fire lily, gloriosa lily, climbing lily, tiger claw and so much more is a rare variety of lily. While normal lily is exotic, flame lily takes away the crown of being much more unique and exquisite. With its extraordinarily petals which resembles a flame rising up, it would be a talk of the people if you add it in your garden. In India, Tamil Nadu is the biggest cultivator of flame lilies. Although the yellow and red hues of the petals and the unusual shape of the flower is visually appealing, one must be aware that it is really poisonous to humans as well as animals if consumed. But it being poisonous didn't stop from being beneficial to the health of humans as well as providing support to the economy. And the interesting fact is that the chemical colchicine which is toxic to humans is what is extracted from the seeds and is used in the treatment of rheumatism. Such is the creation of nature.

While this lily is tough to get hold of but the normally grown one of a wide variety is available in Floraindia which you can get and gift someone to brighten their day.

Passion flower



 Passion flowers also known as Passiflora or passion vines are very beautiful exotic flowers which have a great value to humans. It is significant not only for its rare type of gorgeous beautiful appearance but also it has medicinal and religious significance. Passion flowers are usually of diameter 10 cm, of white colour petals along with pink, purple and blue calyx. From there protruding out five greenish stamen and from there three purple stigmas. The arrangement of the flower is really complex. In India it is found in almost every part of the country. It has a sweet floral scent. From the medicinal point of view, passion flower is used in treating insomnia, anxiety, seizures and hysteria. From the religious point of view, the passion flower is said to resemble the crown of thorns which Jesus Christ wore during crucifixion. It symbolizes Jesus's suffering. In Mahabharata too it has its significance.  

Yakla snow lotus

Snow lotus is the rarest of the flowers found in delhi. It is found only in the high altitude of 12,000 feet above the sea level in the Himalayan regions. It looks really exquisite and is a stemless plant. Yakla snow lotus is a perennial herb. It is a symmetrical flower very big in size. The leaves of the flower are shiny green in colour and the leaves form a rosette around the singular flower head. The flower head is deep purple in colour, a rare flower with a rare appearance. This flower is found in the parts of Sikkim. Also, this has medicinal properties. The herb is used in the treatment of menstrual disorders and in treating arthritis.

Mahua flower

Mahua flower, the glory of Central India, is one of the most sweet smelling beautiful flowers. It is exotic in appearance and the size of it is not too big. One would find its tree at a stretch in the land of Central India. The flowers bloom from February till April and it is such an eye pleasing sight at that time to witness the small nodules like mahua flowers along with the transitioned reddish colour leaves. The tree also bears fruits. The mahua tree has a great importance in a variety of fields. The tree is a part of many rituals of the people of Central India. Also, the whole tree has medicinal value. The extracts of the flower are used in the treatment of heart diseases, bronchitis, menorrhagia and eye infection. The leaves are used for haemorrhoids and rheumatism, and the bark of the tree is used in the treatment of diabetes.

Such is the beauty of mother nature that it produced an extensive range of splendid flowers, some very commonly found while others are rare and exotic, and even the rarest of the rare flowers and the poisonous ones have manifold benefits other than being just visually appealing. If you happen to visit these places, spare some time and try to get hold of these exotic beauties. Never miss out to witness the extraordinary nature's bloom.

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