Beautiful orange flowers to decorate our corners
The orange flowers bring joy to any corner where we put them. Whether you want to decorate your outdoor or indoor areas, today I propose this small list with some beautiful flowers and plants. What do you think?
Orange flowers: Iceland poppy
This plant although it is cold weather when the beautiful spring arrives it looks beautiful. Do not hesitate to combine flowers of different colors and include the fascinating orange in the garden.
This plant reproduces and spreads very quickly without needing much help. The flowers have soft petals and vary in color, being able to see them from white to all shades of yellow, pink, red and orange. Most contain one flower per stem, although some varieties produce double flowers. Some of these flowers, like those of Icelandic poppy, reach a diameter of 6 inches.
Five of the most common poppy garden varieties in the United States include the Caucasus, Oriental, Shirley, Iceland, and variety of California poppies. What do you think of this flower?
The Imperial Crown (Fritillaria imperialis L.)
It is a beautiful species of plant that, in addition to decorating your garden or your home, belongs to the genus Fritillaria, within the Liliaceae family. It is native to Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Turkey and the region of the Himalayas.
This species is very appreciated as a decorative plant. We should know that while the wild form usually flowers a red color, the crops have a wider color range, with reds, oranges, and yellows. In the northern hemisphere, the flowering of this plant occurs at the end of April or in May.
Lantana is a genus of plants of the Verbenaceae family with more than 100 species, mostly American. It is a decorative plant that adapts to all types of soils if they are healthy. They also resist drought and exposure to the full sun very well.
The Lantana lives several years in subtropical regions, but in temperate zones, it is cultivated as an annual plant. The variety that is most commercialized is perhaps the “Lantana camera”, with red and yellow flowers. Before growing them we must bear in mind that these plants are toxic, for this reason, it is not usually devoured by herbivores or very attacked by parasites or diseases.
The Lantana is cultivated mainly as a decorative plant, for its rapid growth and its cheerful and abundant colorful flowers, during much of the year. Some species are used to attract butterflies or to favor, for example, bees and to carry out craft work.
Orange flowers: Guzmania
Guzmania is a plant that dies after flowering in summer, but a new plant can easily grow later and spread from the tips that appear when the mother plant dies.
This beautiful plant requires temperate temperatures and high relative humidity, to develop without problems. In addition, there are different species but the best known is Guzmania lingulata (scarlet star) which is orange with red bracts.
Orange flowers: Clivia
These striking flowers are non-woody perennials, with dark green leaves, long and narrow that produce clusters of red or orange flared flowers at the end of a long stem. Of the six known species, Clivia miniata and its hybrid varieties are the most cultivated, with flowers that oscillate between dark orange-red to pale yellow.
The fruit of this plant is a berry that contains from one to fifteen seeds, according to how many of the ovules inside the ovary were fertilized. The seeds of the flower Clivia are naked since they do not present/display episperm or cover of the seed.
The majority of these plants are evergreen shrubs or herbaceous plants, with a few annuals or biennials. The largest is the Kalanchoe beharensis, from Madagascar. Which can reach 6 m in height, but most do not exceed 1 m.
The forms of the leaves of this beautiful plant vary according to the species of the same, usually. They are fleshy with waxy cover, of medium green color to dark; in some species, they can be seen with serrated, jagged and rarely entire edges.
They are beautiful trees, shrubs or herbs. Its precious leaves that fall turn an orange color. This plant contains a white and poisonous latex, which comes out when a branch or leaf is cut. This whitish latex is composed of water, starch granules, alkaloids, enzymes, protein substances, resins, and gums.
The best-known species of this plant is Croton tiglium, commonly called croton or castor, which is a small tree or shrub native to Southeast Asia. Croton oil, which is extracted from its seeds, has been used in herbal medicine as a drastic purgative.
Orange flowers: tulips
The beautiful tulips are really easy to recognize thanks to their bulbous characteristics. This plant has a high number of species, among which the gesneriana and the suaveolens stand out.
On the other hand, there is a classification of tulips according to their flowering. According to this, there are those that are precocious and flourish in February and March. The semi-deserts that bloom in April, and the tardies that go from the end of April to the month of May.
The uses of this plant are very common. Within these are the plantations for gardens and also as flowers for decorative elements.
In the case of planting tulips should be taken into account that they are resistant to cold weather. And really need low temperatures to start a good flowering.