Indigenous flowers of Spain
Spain is officially known as the Kingdom of Spain. This country is mostly
popular for its dance, flamenco music, bullfights, fantastic beaches, flora and
fauna, and sunshine. It is a developed country having the eighth largest economy
in world. Retailing, fishing fleet, tourism, telecommunication, and banking all
contribute to the economic activity. The country has extraordinary artistic
As Spain has a wide variety of climatic conditions, it has a greater variety of
vegetation here. About 8,000 species of flowers are cataloged.
Pomegranate is the official flower of Spain, national flower of Spain is the
beautiful Red Carnation. This red carnation is not only beautiful but also long
lasting. It sends a message too. If you receive Red Carnation then it means “my
heart aches for you” and when you receive white carnations, the sender wants to
say “I am still available”. However, if you happen to visit Andalucia in Spain,
you will find pots containing colorful bunches of Carnation flowers.
Carnation flower in Loarre village of Aragon, Spain adorns the wall of beautiful
church. Here, you would find an array of flowering plants. They are considered
to be the national flowers and the most beautiful to the ogle over. Originally,
the color of this flower is pinkish blue, but now one can find carnations of
various colors. The carnations not only blossom in plenty, but also live a
longer life. It is not only the national flower of Spain, but also the weather
conditions in Spain are quite favorable. They require well drained rich soil and
abundance of sunlight.
Spanish Bluebells is also called as the Scilla Hispanica. It is one popular
Spanish indigenous flower. As the name suggests, Spanish Bluebells is native to
Spain. It is beautiful and is bell shaped. The most alluring fact of this flower
is that they easily multiply and grow easily. They can easily grow even in shade
and almost in any type of soil.
Lantana is a perennial type of a shrub. The flowers of Lantana are aromatic and
cluster of various colors ranging from orange, yellow, pink, red, gold and rose
or the bold colors of yellow, pink, orange, white, or red. They are attractive
and hence, pollination is easily possible. Once, the flowers are all spent,
black berries would appear and they are poisonous.
Gazania rigens is the scientific name fro Gazania flower. Walk in at home or a
field that is filled with Gazania flowers in Spain and they are sure to brighten
up your day ahead. These flowers are radiant and look very much like the daisy
flowers. When the flowers bloom completely in stunning hues, they look
fantastic. Throughout all seasons, Gazania flowers are found in abundance expect
for the summers when they would flower at varying intervals. These flowers are
easy to take care of and they enrich the décor of any place where they are
Valencia Red Rose
The scientific name of Valencia Red Rose is Rosaceae. The people of Spain grow
this flower in their gardens as it looks very much like the red rose. Their care
is easy and grows well in warm temperature of Spain. However, they can get
caught between some diseases. There is a history of meaning and symbolism behind
this red rose however, it is a sign of romance or love and they are found in
plenty here, Spain.
The scientific name for Lilies is Lilium. They are these red and white striped
flowers. They grow freely along houses, buildings, and churches as they enjoy
sunlight. They are recorded as the oldest flowers and are completely hardy so
that the bulbs can withstand the frigid winters too. They easily grow in the
climatic conditions of Spain.
It is said that Spain is a place for partying. So, people never leave any
opportunity of gathering on various occasions and celebrations with the Spanish
Bluebells, Roses, Lillie, and of course bunch of Carnations to greet their dear
and near ones.
Due to the orographic conditions and the geographical situations, Spain enjoys
extremely diverse climatic conditions. It has rich soil. Thus, many beautiful
flowers are indigenous of Spain.