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10 ideas of exotic flowers that make you travel

10 ideas of exotic flowers that make you travel

1. The bird of paradise, an original exotic flower


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Difficult to find an exotic flower more emblematic than the bird of paradise, or strelitzia reginae. This elegant exotic plant produces two-tone flowers with sublime sunset colors, the shape of a bird on a branch and dense foliage. A exotic flower to grow at home, provided it offers tropical conditions: light, heat and humidity!

2. The hibiscus, an essential exotic flower


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A national flower in Malaysia and South Korea, hibiscus makes traveling at first glance. With its exotic flowers in corolla and their long stamens on shrubs several meters high, the plant offers many colors of flowers and several varieties, from althea to Chinese rose. Good news, it is easily grown in pots or even in the garden if the climate is not too cold, as long as it has water and sun!

3. The frangipani, the exotic flower that makes you dream


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The best asset of the frangipani or plumeria, in addition to its pretty white flowers with superimposed petals and a yellow heart, it is its fragrance. A heady and delicate fragrance that gives the impression of being on vacation as soon as the first flower arrives with summer… and since this exotic flower blooms generously all summer, we will enjoy it all season, with a minimum of maintenance as long as the plant has sun, heat and water.

4. The tiara flower, the exotic flower of Tahiti


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Everyone knows the tiara flower, the one that makes up the famous Tahitian flower necklaces. But few of us know that this plant can be grown in pots indoors for a tropical garden atmosphere! With its small white exotic flowers with a delicate vanilla scent, this essential shrub loves warmth and humidity. Pamper him, he will perfume the whole house between April and December.

5. Passionflower, an exotic climbing flower


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Passionflower or passion flower is a exotic flower as original as it is easy to grow, as long as the weather conditions are suitable. Be careful, it grows at full speed and spreads easily, better to place it in the ground in front of a trellis! With its colorful colors and unusual shape, it will add a touch of exoticism to the garden, as long as the variety is chosen to withstand the region's winter temperatures.

6. Amaryllis, the most elegant of exotic flowers


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A delicate flower, the amaryllis is a exotic bulb flower, which can be grown in pots for spring flowering. It comes in a string of refined colors and like most bulbs, can bloom again from one year to the next ... as to put the eyes of the guests, you can even grow it on water!

7. The Abutilon, an exotic flower for the terrace


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With its pretty colorful bell shape, this little-known exotic flower is sometimes nicknamed Chinese lantern or living room maple. Decorative and colorful, the shrub flowers generously from spring to autumn, can even adapt to slightly negative temperatures and is cultivated as easily in pots as in the ground. In other words, it would be wrong to deprive yourself of it.

8. The orchid, the most famous exotic flower


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Who does not know orchids? This fragile exotic flower is the perfect gift for green hand gardening enthusiasts, since it requires care and patience. With the right humidity, in the right location and with a lot of love, on the other hand, its graceful and fragrant flowers are worth a visit, whatever their color!

9. Anthurium, the XXL exotic flower


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Anthurium is probably the florists' favorite exotic flower, and also the most prone to jokes. With its large single petal and its giant pistil, the one also known as the tongue of fire gives body to bouquets, in white as in colors, and can even be grown in pots at home. Provided you have a green thumb, since the tropical plant is fragile!

10. Heliconia, an exotic flower not trivial


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With its unexpected shape, the heliconia deserves its nicknames like parrot beak or crab claw. With its large green leaves and long colorful exotic flowers, it adds a touch of originality welcome to the decor, but beware of the temperature: in true tropical flower, it can not stand the cold. In pots and indoors with appropriate care, however, it thrives!