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Flowers in Munnar
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The exotic and natural beauty of the flower plants in Munnar has always attracted the travellers and tourists across the world. There are around 15,000 flowering plant species in Munnar. The flower nurseries in Munnar has the profuse growth of orchids and marigold plants. Spring and summer are the best time to visit Munnar as flowers are in full boom during these seasons to welcome the visitors with the burst of colours. Most of the flowers of Munnar are used for several purposes such as for decoration, for medical purposes etc. The scented flower plants of Munnar add charm to the natural beauty of the beautiful hillstation. Bougainvillea, Rose, Jasmine, Orchid, Fuschia and Neelakurinji are some of the popular flowering plants of Munnar.
       

Different species and colors of spectacular Rose plants are found in Munnar. Rose is a woody perennial of the genus Rosa, within the family Rosaceae. From the earliest times, indeed throughout the history of civilization, people from around the world have held the rose close to their hearts. The earliest known gardening was the planting of roses along the most travelled routes of early nomadic humans. Rose plants range in size from compact, miniature roses, to climbers that can reach 7 meters in height.The flowers of most species have five petals, with the exception of Rosa sericea, which usually has only four.
Jasmine is usually found with good fragrance and white in colour. Munnar is blessed with different species of Jasmine. Jasmine is enjoyed in the garden, as a house plant, and as cut flowers. The delicate jasmine flower opens only at night and may be plucked in the morning when the tiny petals are tightly closed, then stored in a cool place until night. The petals begin to open between six and eight in the evening, as the temperature lowers.

Bougainvillea is found very common in Munnar, in different attractive colors. It have between 4 to 18 species. Bougainvillea's versatility is legendary and is an immensely showy, floriferous and hardy plant. Virtually pest-free and disease resistant. Bougainvillea glabra is sometimes referred to as "paper flower" because the bracts are thin and papery.


Fuschia is a genus of flowering plants, mostly shrubs, and can grow long shoots, which were identified by Charles Plumier in the late-17th century,and named by Plumier in 1703. The romantic, vibrant colored fuchsia plant has blossoms that dangle beautifully from flower pots, hanging baskets, or over the soil in a flower garden. The fuchsia flower is a prolific bloomer all summer long and can be grown indoors with proper care.Originally, nearly 100 varieties of fuchsia were known, but they have been hybridized so much that today there are countless varieties. Fuchsia is rich in color. The eye catching colorfulness of the fuchsia flower is due to the fact that the sepals, leaf lobes and petals, are all richly colored.

Orchid are not especially difficult to grow, but they do have some specialized requirements. You want to find the right balance of temperature, water, humidity, air flow and fertilizer. Once you've found that, you can expect healthy plants and blooms year after year. Munnar have a few varieties of Orchids. Orchidaceae, usually referred to as the Orchid family, is a morphologically diverse and widespread family of monocots in the order Asparagales.

Lantana is a genus of about 150 species of perennial flowering plants in the verbena family, Verbenaceae. Lantana's aromatic flower clusters (called umbels) are a mix of red, orange, yellow, or blue and white florets. Other colors exist as new varieties are being selected. The flowers typically change color as they mature, resulting in inflorescences that are two- or three-colored.


Azaleasare flowering shrubs comprising two of the eight subgenera of the genus Rhododendron, Pentanthera (deciduous) and Tsutsuji (evergreen). Azaleas bloom in spring, their flowers often lasting several weeks. Shade tolerant, they prefer living near or under trees.

Anthurium is a large genus of about 600800 (possibly 1,000) species, belonging to the arum family (Araceae). Anthurium can also be called "Flamingo Flower" or "Boy Flower", both referring to the structure of the spathe and spadix.

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