6 Absolutely Stunning Flowers That Start With C

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One could describe the flowers in this article’s list as captivating, charming, cheerful, and coquettish. Obviously, this time will look further into more beautiful blooms – flowers that start with C. These enchanting plants, like the two preceding articles, will add a distinct elegance and beauty to any room or garden.

It’s especially relevant when you feel that room or particular spot in your garden seems sad or lifeless. You’ll only need one or two stunning flowers. One or two blooms will shine brightly with life and even hope.

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6 Stunning Flowers

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1. Cacti

  • Botanical name: Echinopsis
  • Plant Type: Succulent
  • Bloom time: Summer, when temperatures are highest

Don’t let the harsh and spiky exterior of a cactus fool you. Many of its varieties, most especially the echinopsis cactus grow surprisingly big flowers. From relatively small buds that quickly grown and then seemingly explode in a massive burst of color.

Cacti’s captivating flowers bloom late at night at typically lasts just a day or less, making these moments even more special and enchanting. You can see this amazing process in the image below.

Via Zmescience.com

Because of the cactus flower’s elusive nature, people will connect them with different emotions and meanings. Some may see them symbolizing the attraction between two people. Others would say they signify the loneliness of the desert and it’s endurance for its inhospitable environment.

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2. Camellia

  • Botanical name: Camellia japonica
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Bloom time: Late winter to early spring

The spectacular bloom of the Camellia, specifically the camellia japonica, seemingly welcomes spring with wide open arms. The plant blossoms rose-like flowers in many different shades of pinks, reds, yellows, and purples.

The breath-taking flower of the camellia japonica represents perfection, sublime loveliness, passion, and excellence.

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3. Carnation

  • Botanical name: Dianthus caryophyllus
  • Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennial
  • Bloom time: Spring

Carnations are one of the oldest cultivated flowers in history. The ancient Greek botanist Theopharastus gave the carnation its scientific name, dianthus, meaning Flower of God. C

Carnations represent undying love and support, most especially, that of the unbreakable love that a mother has for her children.

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4. Cherry Blossom

  • Botanical name: Prunus serrulata
  • Bloom time: Fall to Spring

Although technically a tree, one cannot miss the legendary and storied beauty of cherry blossoms. More popularly known in Japanese culture as the Sakura blossom from the Japanese cherry tree. What’s more, the Japanese tradition of picnicking underneath blooming cherry blossoms is centuries-old

The Cherry Blossom is closely linked to the wistful thought of the impermanence of life. Also, it’s a powerful reminder to make the most of our lives, before the last cherry blossom falls.

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5. Chrysanthemum

  • Botanical name: Chrysanthemum
  • Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennial
  • Bloom time: Early Fall

Affectionately called “mums,” chrysanthemum flowers are a popular choice for bouquets and special events. Although diverse in its 30 species, the most special would be the yellow variety; aptly so as its name means golden flower.

Mums, especially the yellow variety, symbolize the loyalty, trust, and support found in the closest of friendships.

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6. Crocus

  • Botanical name: Crocus
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Bloom time: Spring and winter

The crocus flower boasts modest yet classy colors of purple, lilac, and mauve. This hardy perennial is one of the first to break through the snow in winter. How? Despite the deep cold, its petals push through think snow to greet the warmth of the sun, once again coloring the stark white landscape.

The crocus represents happiness and positivity, despite trials, tragedy, or despair; breaking through the cold times of life. It’s a powerful reminder that through any dark difficulty, there will be light at the end.

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Hoang Quang

Hello! I’m Quang Hoang and Grow Gardener is my little nook for all the adventures, and occasional misadventures, on my journey in gardening! As I continue to awaken life in little seeds and struggle to keep flora alive, I’ll be here sharing with all of you what I’ve learned! Join me in my little garden, and let’s grow together.

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