Mind-Blowing Flower Facts

Flowers are known for its striking beauty, color and scent. It is been used and still in use for different purposes. You may think you are aware of all facts of flowers but they are lot more fascinating facts about flowers to surprise you. Enjoy reading these amazing and interesting facts.

    Mimosa punica, or sensitive plant, will actually fold up its leaves when it is touched. It has whitish pink fuzzy flowers that look like little pom poms.

    The largest Flower in the world is the flower of the Puya raimondii, which has a flower stalk 35,000 feet tall and bears over 8,000 white flowers.

    Some plants produce toxic substances that kill other plants around them-the sunflower is an example.

    Some plants such as orchids do not need soil to grow-they get all of their nutrients from the air.

    Broccoli is actually a flower.

    Learn more about the flowers around you by browsing these category which lists the stunning facts about flowers. Also, you can share these images through any social media pages, messenger, SMS, mail etc. Improve your factual knowledge from here.

    Several centuries ago in Holland, tulips were more valuable than gold.

    Flowers did not always exist; they first appeared 140 million years ago. Before that, ferns and cone bearing trees dominated the earth.

    Without sunlight and water, plants will die.

    Plants take in carbon dioxide, or CO 2 ,through little holes in their leaves, which are called stomata. They then produce and release oxygen through the stomata.

    Some facts about flowers are that flowers get their food from sunlight, water, and minerals in the soil; flowers are the reproductive parts of a plant, and plants make their own food by photosynthesis.

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