Costa Rica, a diverse land, has a tremendous number of plants and wildlife in a compact space. The lush land of Costa Rica has more than 1,300 species of orchids and is know the world over for its astonishing flowers. The national flower of Costa Rica, the guaria morada, is a common orchid found on [...]
Archive for July, 2010
Some Guaria Morada National Flower of Costa Rica Pictures and Photos from the Internet.
In 1897, the wild rose was designated as the official state flower of Iowa. The selection was made based more heavily on a silver service than anything else. The silver service presented to the battleship USS Iowa in the same year was patterned with wild roses, which prompted the selection of the flower. No specific [...]
Some pictures of Iowa State Flower – Wild Prairie Rose. Wild Prairie Roses – Iowa flower – photos from the internet.
The brilliant shades of the peony have not always been the state flower of Indiana. For a stretch of time from the early 1930’s to the mid 1950’s, the zinnia was the state flower. Prior to that, the blossom of the tulip tree was considered the state flower when the original state flower, the carnation, [...]
State Flower of Indiana Peony Pictures, which are founded in the Internet. Indiana State Flower – Peony – Photos and Images.
A country full of wild beauty, Colombia has not formerly adopted its national flower, although the Christmas Orchid, or Cattleya Trianae. This lovely flower was first discovered in Colombia in the 1840’s and when it was recommended by the Colombian Academy of History in 1936, the flower was adopted by the country as its state [...]