American botanist and pioneer in agricultural science, Luther Burbank once wrote: “Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.” A bouquet of flowers has been a sign of attention and love for centuries. Orchids, roses, tulips and lilies are everywhere around us and if you want to put a smile on her face buy her a bouquet of roses or lilies.
These flowers and trees are spectacular, stunning and rare in the same time. Some of them you might want to admire from the safe distance.
Golden Chain Tree
In the early spring, Golden chain trees look like any other ordinary plant. But if you see the Golden chain tree in a late spring, you will witness the beauty of this tree. Important note – all parts of this tree are toxic and eating it can be fatal.
Snake’s Head Fritillary
Snake’s head Fritillary is a rare wildflower, with petals that look like a snake skin. The flower can be found in Europe and Asia, from the Great Britain to central Russia. This flower has been recorded for the first time in 1736 and it is considered to be a neophyte (recently introduced species).
Passion flower is not that rare and uncommon in South America, but they still have a strange and interesting look. In Christian theology, the reproductive parts of this flower have a similar look of Jesus’s crown of thorns.
Odd and gorgeous Bleeding Heart flower looks just like a heart with a droplet on the bottom. As the flower blossoms, the inner white part often called “lady in a bath” becomes more visible. Bleeding heart grows best in the cool and humid conditions.
Sea Poison Tree
Sea poison tree can be found on the sandy and rocky shores of Pacific and Indian Ocean. When this flower is in full bloom, it looks like pom-poms. All parts of the flower contain poison and they are sometimes used as a fishing float.
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