Can you Name those unusual Flowers

Spring is finally coming to my city, in a good mood and try to write something about the spring… So, here is the topic of this post, some unusual flowers. I am sorry that I can not name all of them. If you know some of them, please let me know. Thanks in advance.

1. Dendrobium spectabile flower [link]

Unusual Flower
Dendrobium spectabile is a warm growing species native to New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. The 18 inch to 2 foot long canes produce masses of flowers that look like aliens from another world. The plant is easy to grow and flower if you follow the recommended cultural instructions. The flowers are long lasting and have a honey like scent.

2. Stapelia Grandiflora [link]

Unusual Flower
Stapelia grandiflora is a flowering plant in the Stapelia genus. It is commonly referred to as the Carrion Plant, Starfish Flower, or Starfish Cactus, although it is not related to cacti at all.

3.common wax plant [link]

Unusual Flower
Wax plant (Hoya carnosa) of the family Asclepiadaceae, a member of the Milkweed family. It is one of 100 species of Hoya that are native to Eastern Asia and Australia. Clusters of attractive, star shaped, pink-white blossoms are produced in summer. They put off a strong smelling waxy viscous material.

4. Globe Thistle [link]

Unusual Flower
Vibrant violet blue with globe shaped flowers on long stemmed silvery blue foliage. Very striking as a cut flower and holds its blue color amazingly well after drying. Grows in any soil as long as it is well drained.

5. Bat Flower. [link]

Unusual Flower

6. Unknown [link]

Unusual Flower

7. Unknown [link]

Unusual Flower

8. Unknown [link]

Unusual Flower

9. Unknown [link]

Unusual Flower

10. Unknown [link]

Unusual Flower

11. Opium Poppy [link]

Unusual Flower
The Opium Poppy, is the type of poppy from which opium and many refined opiates, including heroin, morphine, thebaine, codeine, papaverine, and noscapine, are extracted. The binomial name means, loosely, the “sleep-bringing poppy”, referring to its narcotic properties. The seeds are important food items, and contain healthy oils used worldwide in the culinary arts. The plant itself is valuable for ornamental purposes.

12. Flamingo flower? [link]

Unusual Flower

13. Lady orchid [link]

Unusual Flower
The Lady Orchid’s flower spike can grow to 100 cm in height and is densely covered with up to 50 flowers. The sepals and upper petals are dark red or black. The flower’s labellum is pale pink or white, with a center spotted by clusters of dark red hairs. It is divided into three lobes; the outer two are small and narrow, and the inner is large, rounded, and heart-shaped.

14. Pink and black Protea [link]

Unusual Flower
Protea is both the botanical name and the English common name of a genus of flowering plants, sometimes also called sugarbushes.see wiki

15. Unknown [link]

Unusual Flower

16. Unknown [link]

Unusual Flower

17. Unknown [link]

Unusual Flower

18. Unknown [link]

Unusual Flower

19. passion flower [link]

Unusual Flower

20. Gloriosa [link]

Unusual Flower
Gloriosa is a genus of five or six species in the plant family Colchicaceae, from tropical Africa and Asia. They are tender, tuberous rooted deciduous perennials, adapted to summer rainfall with a dormant dry season. wiki

21. Unknown [link]

Unusual Flower

22. Unknown 

Unusual Flower

23. Grevillea [link]

Unusual Flower
Grevillea was named in honour of Charles Francis Greville. The species range from prostrate shrubs less than 0.5 m tall to trees 35 m tall. Common names include Grevillea, Spider Flower, Silky-oak and Toothbrush.

24. Dutchman’s Pipe [link]

Unusual Flower
Strange nepethes-like flowering vine. Flowers are large, ornate, and sometimes smelly.

25. Passion Flower [link]

Unusual Flower
The passion flowers or passion vines (Passiflora) are a genus of about 500 species of flowering plants, the namesakes of the family Passifloraceae. They are mostly vines, with some being shrubs, and a few species being herbaceous. wiki

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17 Responses

  1. Sending Flowers says:

    I am absolutely in LOVE with the first flower, it is breathtakingly beautiful.

    Also, i wanted to say that i really like the design of your page. I haven’t seen any other like it.

  2. Vivian says:

    Hi Charlotte

    Thank you for your comments. You can find the link of my website design at the left corner of the website footer. It said “Web Design by InfoCreek” (

    I got this free blog theme from wordpress , and change a little bit.

    Hope that can help. Have a nice day.


  3. kurye says:

    Design Swan » Blog Archive » Can you Name those unusual Flowers great article thank you.

  4. Design Swan » Blog Archive » Can you Name those unusual Flowers great article thank you.

  5. sam says:

    #6 is bottle brush

  6. Flower Garden says:

    Thanks for all the help dude.

  7. ak91 says:

    I’am pretty that #5 is a (bat flower)
    I love them!

  8. joanne says:

    21 is calceolaria and 22 is king protea

  9. ANNIE says:


  10. paul says:

    #19 is a passion flower

  11. Marianne says:

    No. 22 is also a protea. Probably a Protea cynaroides

  12. Alex says:

    9. is ageratum, 18. is a bachelor button or cornflower, and 16. looks to be another passion flower. :)

  13. Zalhael says:

    16 is Passiflora foetida

  14. julia says:

    Calceolaria pertenece a la familia de las Calceolariaceae (antes se integraba en las Scrophulariaceae) y lo forman más de 300 especies de plantas vivaces, anuales y arbustos originarias de México y América del Sur 8
    17. Delonix regia, popularmente conocida como malinche, ponciana framboyán, flamboyán, flamboyant o acacia (en Venezuela2 ) es una especie de la familia de las fabáceas
    8 Aloe

  15. julia says:

    6 Calliandra tweediei (borla de obispo, plumerillo rojo, arbusto de la llama, zucará) es un arbusto nativo de Brasil, Uruguay, Argentina y Paraguay utilizado como ornamental en muchas partes del mundo debido a sus bellas flores de color rojo intenso.

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