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12 Most Beautiful Blue Flowers In The World

Blue color flowers are one of the rarest flowers found in the world. They convey a message of love and desire and also of supreme struggle to reach the zenith. Blue flowers also put you in a pondering mood through their cooling and calming effect.  At the same time, it is believed that blue flowers can slow down your metabolism and reduce your appetite.

Generally speaking, blue flowers stand for trust, loyalty, intelligence, wisdom, truth, faith and confidence.

Here are the 12 most beautiful blue flowers found across the world:

1. Brunnera flower

It is a 5-petaled tiny blue flower with sprays held above the foliage. These airy sprays of blue flowers appear in early spring and have a striking resemblance to forget-me-not blossoms.

2. Anemone flower

It comes in bright vivid colors and blooms in spring, summer and fall. The anemone is also known as a windflower. Spring blooming anemones are low growing plants that are good choices for woodland and rock gardens. This flower is believed to bring luck and protect against evil and other harmful forces. It also carries magical and prophetic tales with itself, and thus is called ‘anticipation’ in the language of flowers.

3. Columbine flower

It is a plant from the ranunculaceous genus with seemingly delicate petals and colored sepals which give an appearance of a bunch of pigeons. The name is derived from the Latin word ‘aquila’ and stands for ‘dove’ in the language of flowers. The leaves are in dark and bluish-green color and the flower blooms in a beautiful blue color with ferny foliage. It also comes in colors like violet, yellow, pink, red, maroon and white.

4. Blue hydrangea flower

It is an absolute breathtaking flower. Some blue hydrangeas come in vivid and striking colors, while some are in subtle shades like powder blue or sky blue. The shades of blue vary according to the alkalinity of the soil. Blue hydrangea flower convey a heartfelt and strong feeling of love when given as a gift.

5. Delphinium flower

Delphinium flowers come in some of the truest hues of blue color. This dolphin-shaped flower stands for fun, levity, ardent attachment and big heartedness in the language of flowers.

6. Dandelion flower

It is associated with love, affection, desire, sympathy while the blue dandelion flower represents faithfulness, happiness and tranquility.

Dandelion is a popular flower in folklore and legends and has been symbolic in a variety of cultures. These flowers are native to Europe and Asia, but now are available widely across the world.

7. Grape hyacinth flower

It is a very beautiful flower with unique bulb-shaped bloom, which grows in clusters in mid spring. It is found in purple, white and yellow varieties. The grape hyacinth is associated with rebirth and represents games, sports, rashness and playful joy. It symbolizes constancy and trust.

8. Clematis flower

It is a flowering climber plant that is mostly used for ornamental purposes. ‘Crystal fountain’, ‘Ice Blue’, and ‘Arbella’ are some true blue varieties of this flower. The meaning of clematis is ‘mental prowess’. The blue clematis signifies faithfulness, ingenuity and courage.

9. Blue star flower

It is a perfect blue flower for gardens. It blooms in clear blue clusters on greenish-yellow foliage. It signifies steadfastness and affection.

10. Bellflower

It is a charming starry or bell-shaped flower that blooms in several colors such as violet pink, purple and white.  The long stemmed varieties make great cut flowers. This is actually a pearl deep-blue cup shaped flower with light yellow centers. Its dark-green foliage finely complements the blue color. The flower symbolism associated with this flower is humility, constancy and gratitude. Bell flowers are also related to the realm of fairies and are referred to as ‘fairy thimbles’.

11. Balloon flower

It is a balloon-shaped bud that opens to beautiful blue, pink or white shaped blooms with striking red pistils. This flower can be used best for decoration purposes, or for flower arrangements with this flower as a lovely backdrop. It stands for love, honesty and obedience. These flowers would make a great present for someone who is extremely special to you.

12. Aster flower

It is the last plant to bloom in a year and it comes in colors like red, purple, blue, pink, yellow and white. The flower symbolism associated with the aster is daintiness, love and peace. The asters is also believed to possess healing properties. In the ancient times, it was believed that burning aster flower leaves would drive away evil and infertility.

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