9. Bird Of Paradise
Of course, it’s a confusing name. Actually, bird of paradise is an exotic plant native to South Africa. On blooming, its pretty flowers look exactly like the bird of paradise in flight. That’s why it named so. Bird of paradise is also called as crave flower. This unusually beautiful flower symbolizes the paradise itself.
A mature bird of paradise plant bloom from May through September. On blooming, each flower has three, upright, orange-colored sepals and three, horizontal, blue, inner sepals. The plant also has long, green leafs. Altogether, this flower resembles a flying, bird of paradise, one of the most colorful birds in the world.
Bird of paradise grows well in outdoors. It needs full sunshine. Once the flowers fade away, you should cut back the stems to encourage next level of blooming.