Interflora flowers


The first flowering plants appeared on the Earth around 140 million years ago and today they grow on every continent on the planet, from the highest mountains to the deepest valleys, and even underwater.

Flowering plants come in an extensive range of colours, sizes, shapes and fragrance, with many of them producing fruits and seeds that we use every day for food, cosmetics and medicines.

With so much diversity and individuality, you need expert help when it comes to learning more about flowers across the world. With Interflora’s extensive guide, you can search a catalogue of flowers and learn all about their distinctive and unique characteristics.

  • Flowers by name

    Flowers are a vital part of the world’s eco-system and are the basis of all life on earth. Not only do they produce oxygen for us to breathe, but they also provide food for birds, insects and animals on every continent. They grow on the highest mountains and even underwater and every country has their…

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  • Flowers by colour

    Flowers come in a variety of colours, with shades ranging from purest white to almost black. Their pigment can be affected by species, environment, time of year and diet so there is always plenty of choice when searching within a specific colour group. From red roses on Valentine’s Day or white calla lilies at a…

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  • Flower common names

    Every species of flower has its own particular botanic name that is received when it is first discovered. However, over the years many flower varieties have been granted more common names based on regional, cultural and historical influences. Most typically common names can be generated by: Flower appearance Most common names are created because of…

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  • Flower botanical names

    Flowers are given botanical names so that they can be clearly distinguished one from another. The language used to catalogue flowers is Latin. This is because Latin was the language known worldwide when the first classification system was created many centuries ago. There are also a number of flowers with Greek names as the Greeks…

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  • Flowers by month

    Flowers grow according to nature, along with changes in the environment and, unless specifically cultivated, rely on the changing seasons and weather systems to procreate and thrive. There are a number of occasions throughout the year that are always set in the same month and therefore have certain flowers associated with them. Valentine’s Day and…

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  • Flower personality

    Just as there are many different kinds of flower in the world; people have a variety of ways they can express themselves. Our personality shapes who we are and every day can be different when it comes to our moods and our outlooks on life. For every change in your day, there is a flower…

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  • Flowers by scent

    In nature, plants and flowers use scent to attract birds and insects to them in order to pollenate. As each bird, bee or insect lands on a flower it picks up pollen and, when it lands on the next flower, it leaves some behind while taking away new pollen. Scent is also used as a…

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