7 Flowers To Brighten Your Day

Flowers have always been used in a variety of ways – for weddings, parties, birthdays or as gifts. Their vibrant colors are such a relief to our dull and monotonous lives. Flowers have also inspired poets and writers to create wonderful works of literature. Asian and western art has drawn lot of inspiration from the beauty of flowers. Do we need to say more about these fabulous things? Just take a look at some of the flowers that can really help to brighten up your or someone else’s day.

Tulips

Tulips

1. Tulips

A bunch of fresh tulips whether white, pink or red will help to brighten your day. Of course, they are also available in a variety of other colors, but these three are the preferred ones. Of all the bulbous plants, the tulip which comes from the Liliaceae family is the most popular. Mostly, tulips bear just one flower per stem but some do have multiple stemmed flowers. They bloom in spring and their bulbous shape is really adorable. As far as the scent of tulips is concerned, only some species have a fragrance such as the single early tulips.


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Daffodils

Daffodils

2. Daffodils

When you think of daffodils, all you can picture is a bright, sunny day with a field full of yellow daffodils around you. Yes, you can't have a field of daffodils for yourself but there is no harm in getting a bunch or two and keeping them in a glass container in your home, is there? Daffodils have a sweet fragrance and thus can make your home smell nice. They come in shades of white, yellow, orange, and pink.


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Lilies

Lilies

3. Lilies

Lilies are very cute and delicate flowers to handle. With their fragrance, it's almost impossible to not feel good. Depending on which lily you get, lilies have creamy, strong as well as fruity scent. As they bloom, their fragrance also increases. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes though what's common among all of them is that, just like tulips they are stemmed herbs that are grown from bulbs. Lilies are also known to symbolize purity.


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Roses

Roses

4. Roses

We know that roses are the most clichéd of all other flowers. If you love someone, then a red rose is the perfect way to let him know your feelings. But otherwise too, roses are good to have around in your home. There are various colors in which roses are grown; red being the most common, then yellow, pink, white, lavender, orange and the rare one - blue.


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Daisies

Daisies

5. Daisies

Daisies have thousands of species and so you have a variety of options to choose from. They come in a large range of colors such as pink, white, yellow, orange and many more. A beautiful characteristic that will make you love them is that their petals open at dawn and close at dusk. It is really wonderful to witness this phenomenon.


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Orchids

Orchids

6. Orchids

Though orchids are rare, they are very beautiful to have in your home. The best option would be to get fragrant orchids as they have a nice, sweet smell. There are a variety of orchids that you can choose from, but cattleya and dendrobium are two of the common and famous types of orchids that you can get or even grow at home. Cattleya has a plethora of colors to choose from and and also has a sweet scent.


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Sunflowers

Sunflowers

7. Sunflowers

Sunflowers are perfect to make you feel joyous and vibrant all day. Their sheer yellow color will make you feel good and fresh. You should grab a bunch of these and keep them on a table in your home. They have a very light scent which you can whiff only if you get real close to them.


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  • Tulips
  • Daffodils
  • Lilies
  • Roses
  • Daisies
  • Orchids
  • Sunflowers

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