Unique flowers

40+ Unique Flowers for Extraordinary Bouquets and Amazing Floral Arrangements

Nature’s creations are truly unique and diverse. Just think how many flower species can be found in different parts of the world, and each is gorgeous, complex, and unique in its own way.

We have dedicated this article to all the unique flowering plants, originating from different areas around the world. Embark on a journey of learning about flowers such as you have never seen before. Learn how to create astonishing bouquets and extraordinary floral arrangements!

Here are 40+ types of unique flowers that will leave you speechless!

1# Amethyst in Snow

Amethyst in Snow

Amethyst in Snow is made up of thorn-like flowers that look like sea urchins. The royal-purple center is framed by silky white feathery petals. The green foliage has tiny silver hairs on the surface and grows abundantly in the spring after the blooming period.

This unusual-looking plant is quite resistant. It requires occasional watering during the hot summer months and well-drained soil.

Bonus Tip: To prolong the blooming period of these unique flowers, regularly prune the dried parts and occasionally add fertilizer.

2# Angel Orchid

Coelogyne cristata also known as Angel Orchid

Coelogyne cristata is an epiphyte originating from southern India. The white delicate messy petals resemble an angel with a silk cloak.

They have unusual ovoid pseudobulbs from which lanceolate green leaves emerge. Fragrant beautiful flowers grow on 30-feet-long stems.

Bonus Tip: Angel Orchid requires regular watering during the flowering period. The first flowers appear in early spring, and it blooms abundantly during June and July. When autumn comes, water once every two weeks, and stop watering during the winter.

3# Bat Face Cuphea

Bat Face Cuphea

Nature has created this stunning flower in the image of a bat, can you believe it? The beautiful flowers are composed of a central purple calyx resembling the face of a bat and two raised bright red petals resembling wings. Some people call it the Red Cuphea, but Bat Flower is more common because it irresistibly looks like a bat!

This plant not only makes a great decoration for your garden or home but leaves people speechless, especially when it starts to bloom in early summer!

Bonus Tip: Cuphea will benefit significantly from the addition of fertilizer during the growing season. Choose a quality fertilizer for universal use, and you can also use a slow-release during the spring and summer.

4# Batik Bearded Iris

Batik Bearded Iris

Batik Bearded Iris has deep purple petals with irregular white patterns and a yellow center. Beautiful colors merge as if you poured two buckets of paint and let them create unique patterns, and that is why each flower has a unique look!

Iris Germanica blooms fragrant flowers in late spring. It can be grown in a pot, as well as outside.

Bonus Tip: These beautiful flowers prefer moderately moist soil, but of course not completely submerged. Keep the soil moderately humid as this type partially tolerates drought. Choose sunny locations rather than shady!

5# Bee Orchid

Bee Orchid

This is certainly one of the most gorgeous orchids, and nature’s greatest imitation! Don’t be fooled by this fascinating flower, there is no bee on it, it just looks like there is! In fact, these unique flowers were made to attract bees to mate, although they would only pollinate them.

The stem bears numerous flowers made of two upper petals and three pink sepals with brownish-yellow velvety lips that replicate bee patterns. Ophrys apifera forms rosettes of pointy leaves at the very bottom of the stem.

Bonus Tip: This species is susceptible to herbicides and other wild grasses. So do not add fertilizer to it because it can do more harm than good. Bee Orchid will bloom rich and abundant flowers in any case.

6# Flame lily

Flame lily

Native to South Africa, this exotic plant is a member of the family Colchicaceae, which means that it is not related to the Liliaceae family. Also, some species of Flame lilies are native to the tropical forests of Asia.

Gloriosa superba or Gloriosa Lily is an extraordinary plant with prominent flowers. The strange flower is composed of slender sepals and petals with slightly wavy edges, and long stamens protruding to the outside.

Colors vary from orange, bright red, yellow with gold rims, and dark pink. This unique plant is a climber that needs trellis or strings to climb along.

Bonus Tip: These tropical plants enjoy full sun and high humidity. They can also be grown as houseplants, but you need to place them on a window that is sunny all day or at least to catch the afternoon sun. They like night temperatures above 60 degrees Fahrenheit and daytime temperatures around 70 degrees Fahrenheit.

7# Bird of Paradise

Bird of Paradise

Bird of Paradise or Crane flower irresistibly resembles a colorful bird in flight. Bright ginger-yellow colors stand out beautifully among the large green tropical foliage.

This spectacular plant is native to South Africa, and to be grown as a houseplant, certain climatic conditions must be adjusted.

Bonus Tip: To produce beautiful flowers, this unique plant needs a lot of filtered sun and tropical temperatures. Bird of Paradise also prefers high humidity. To increase humidity and also remove accumulated dust from the foliage, mist them only during summer.

8# Bleeding Heart

 Bleeding Heart

The Bleeding Heart plant is the perfect home or garden decoration with its tiny heart-shaped pendants hanging on the stem. Specific red, white or pink flowers appear at the first signs of spring. The blue-green foliage is less noticeable next to these unreal flowers.

It may surprise you, but these plants are low-maintenance! Choose shady locations for growing these unique flowers. These ephemeral species might last only for a short time if they get too much sun!

Bonus Tip: Add fertilizer to the mandatory care to encourage and prolong flowering periods. You can use a slow-release fertilizer and organic additives.

9# Buddhist Udumbara

Buddhist Udumbara

These unique flowers are so rare that they are often confused with lace eggs! The white tulip-shaped flowers are small and grow on a stalk that is as thin as a single thread. These unque flowers are not rooted to the surface but appear on any surface, cars, windows, and roofs.

Buddhist Udumbara is associated with the myth that they bloom once in 3,000 years and represent the reincarnation of the Buddha. Udumbara translates from Sanskrit as “auspicious flower descending from paradise”.

Bonus Tip: These mystical plants don’t need land or water to grow, you can’t even propagate them. But if you are lucky enough to come across Udmbara flowers, you will recognize these unique flowers by the sandalwood fragrance!

10# Titan Arum Lily

Amorphophallus titanum aka Titan Arum Lily

Here we are talking about the world’s largest flower! Titan Arum is commonly called the Corpse Lily, Corpse Plant, or Corpse Flower. This bizarre flower is typically eight feet tall, and the leaves can be 13 feet wide.  Titan Arum is native to the jungles of Indonesia and is known for its not-so-pleasant smell of rotten meat while blooming.

A strong odor is meant to attract insects that feed on dead animals and pollinate this species. Arum Lilies are famous for their tall fleshy spadix. Petals of this peculiar flower are burgundy on the inside and green on the outside.

Bonus Tip: It is necessary to grow it in a very humid environment with temperatures between 75-90 degrees Fahrenheit. Also, make sure it gets enough water!

11# Crown Imperial

Crown Imperial flower

These untouchable beauties captivate with their 3 feet upright stems and flowers in the shape of a bell. These plants are grown because of flower arrangements that come in shades of orange, red, and yellow. The four inches wide hanging flowers are a real attraction, but with an unusual musky scent that resembles the scent of a skunk.

The advantage of the scent is that it will certainly drive away rodents, but it will not give a pleasant smell to your garden either.

Bonus Tip: Plant them in the fall, and choose well-drained, alkaline soil. It is best to plant these unique flowers in sand or a substrate with perlite. When planting this species yourself, be sure to bury them at least 12 inches deep. The soil should not be too moist.

12# Dancing Girls

Impatiens bequaertii aka dancing girls flowers

Impatiens bequaertii is one of the rarest unique flowers. The delicate flowers look like little dolls dancing in dresses with open arms. Native to South Africa, this tiny plant grows beautifully in hanging containers.

The flowers are mostly white or pale pink, and bloom all year round! Dancing Girls are very easy to plant and take root. You can also grow them as houseplants, but it takes a long search to find the seeds in some countries.

Bonus Tip: This species definitely prefers tropical climates. It is best to maintain daytime temperatures around 70 degrees Fahrenheit, but more importantly, nighttime temperatures between 50 and 60 degrees Fahrenheit help it blossom! Keep the air humidity around 50%.

13# Desert Pea

Desert pea

These prominent red Australian flowers will definitely attract your attention! This unique creeping vine is native to desert regions of central Australia. The petals can actually be pink, cream or red with a distinctive black, brown, or dark red circle in the middle.

Grayish velvet leaves grow on the ground, while unique flowers grow on stems raised from the ground.

Whether you grow them in the garden or at home, make sure you have enough space before planting this plant. This creeper tends to take up space at the root, so they do won’t grow well in a garden crowded with other species.

Bonus Tip: Remember, these desert plants are difficult to grow in standard garden conditions. They need plenty of sunlight and mostly dry soil, with an exceptional drainage system. Plant them in hanging baskets or terracotta pots.

14# Devils Hand

Devil's Hand plant

This plant is unlike anything you’ve seen before! At first glance, spooky hand-shaped flowers leave everyone speechless! Chiranthodendron pentadactylon or Devil’s Hand tree is a very rare tree native to the Mexican rainforest.

It has been used for centuries to holistically treat various health problems. Today, it is mostly grown as an ornamental flower!

These flame-red flowers branch into five yellow stamens, resembling fingers. The fingers bend inwards like claws during the blooming period.

Bonus Tip: This species prefers a temperate climate, without severe frosts or heat. Water occasionally so that the soil is partially moist, not flooded, but not dry. Basically, try to keep everything balanced, from air temperature, humidity, and soil.

15# Flying Duck Orchid

Flying Duck Orchid

Australian native Caleana majoris is the world’s cutest wild orchid. Unique flowers in the shape of tiny ducks grow separately along the stem. Multicolored blooms are usually green and red with dark purple “duck heads”.

Sawflies are tricked into landing on the Flying Duck flower because it resembles a female sawfly. Before it can fly away from the flower, it has passed through the pollen and will surely take part of that pollen to another place and thus pollinate these unique flowers.

Bonus Tip: Although many would like to grow this unusual orchid, unfortunately, if you do not live in Australia it is not possible. These unique plants thrive only in their native environment in the eucalyptus woodlands of Australia precisely because of the specific fungus.

16# Flower Lips

Flower lips

Psychotria elata is one recognizable plant! It is an extremely exotic plant with red bracts that look like lips. Native to the tropical regions of South and Central America, this is another species used to alleviate health problems like various skin irritations.

In addition to its main attribute, this plant also has small white flowers that bloom from inside the bracts when they open. It happens in the late winter months!

This plant is often given as a symbol of love, so you can grow it easily as a houseplant!

Bonus Tip: To preserve Flower Lip as a houseplant, it is important to choose a soil with good drainage. Grow it at temperatures of 70-80 degrees Fahrenheit and try not to let the air be too dry because these plants prefer humidity over 50%.

17# Blue Himalayan Poppy

Blue Himalayan Poppy

Blue Poppy has the world’s most gorgeous blue flower! Meconopsis betonicifolia is the scientific name for this plant. It has large flowers like poppies, but they are actually not a member of the poppy family. The flowers are so vivid cool-blue that they are rarely found in nature.

Unique flowers develop from rosette arrangements of hairy leaves, but unfortunately, they only last a few days. The stems of this perennial are usually 3 feet tall.

Bonus Tip: To successfully maintain this species, the climatic conditions need to be appropriate. It will thrive in a temperate climate, with lower temperatures during the summer and higher humidity. Be sure to protect it from cold winds and drafts.

18# Hanging Lobster Claw

Hanging Lobster Claw

Heliconia rostrata is a unique tropical plant with distinct red bracts with green-yellow tips in the shape of a lobster claw. Bracts grow in clusters mainly at the ends of reedy stems and can be up to 15 inches tall.

Unique flowers grow upright or hanging from the inside of the bracts. Depending on the Helicionia variety, they can be orange, yellow, green, red, and different shapes.

The green oval leaves grow on the flower stalks and support intense bracts. This ornamental plant also grows fruits of beautiful cool-blue and purple color.

Bonus Tip: Native to rainforests of South America, this tropical plant requires abundant and frequent watering. Heliconia rostrata does not tolerate drought and requires soil that retains moisture.

19# Monkey Face Orchid

Monkey Face Orchid

Dracula Simia or Monkey Face perhaps have the most bizarre unique flowers in the world! As the name suggests, the flowers have patterns that irresistibly resemble the miniature face of a monkey.

This epiphyte is a special member of the Dracula family, which numbers more than a hundred species. They are native to the rainforests of Ecuador and Colombia and usually grow at high altitudes.

What distinguishes their flowers are the petals with very elongated tails and a relief texture. They can bloom all year round and emit a wonderful orange scent.

Bonus Tip: As we mentioned, these plants grow at altitudes over 2,000 feet, so they need tropical mountain conditions to thrive. Provide low temperatures and high humidity, as well as shady locations.

20# Nora Leigh Garden Phlox

Nora Leigh Garden Phlox

Norah Leigh makes a perfect choice for flower arrangements and bouquets! Fragrant white or pink flowers usually have dark pink-purple centers and arise in clusters above the unusual cream-colored leaves. The delicate unique flowers are adored because of the sweet honey smell they emit.

These plants grow like a bush and they can be almost 3 feet tall. These plants produce blooms throughout the whole summer!

Bonus Tip: You can plant them in gardens or pots. Make sure to plant it in the middle of a deep pot so that it is surrounded by other hanging plants. Also, choose well-draining soil, because they need to be watered more often when you grow them in pots.

21# Parrot Flower

Impatiens psittacina aka parrot flower

Parrot Flower is such a unique plant, that it can only be found in the tropical forests of Southeast Asia. Thailand has labeled it as a protected species that cannot be exported. Another interesting thing about Impatiens psittacina is that the pollinators of these unique flowers are unknown.

The exotic parrot-shaped flowers are composed of petals in attractive shades of purple, pink, and red. However, these unique flowers are hidden under the broad leaves of this shrubby plant that is almost 6 feet tall. They bloom for only a few weeks during the fall!

Bonus Tip: The sad fact is that nowhere else in the world can Parrot Flower be grown. This is one of the few flowers that cannot be grown as a houseplant. Try to search for this beautiful flower if you find yourself in Thailand!

22# Passion Flower

Passion flower

Passion Flower is a unique flowering vine that can be grown all over the world! Passiflora incarnate is a member of the Passiflora family, with more than 500 other species. The 30 feet tall vine has dense dark-green leaves and stunning exotic flowers.

The flower has unusual horizontal circle-shaped petals and yellow anthers with crowns on top. They come in purple, blue or pink. The tropical-looking flowers stay open for a very short time, so if you get to see these blooms, you are really lucky!

Bonus Tip: These easy-to-grow plants are resistant to different climatic conditions. Plant them in the warmer seasons of spring or fall. It thrives in full sun or partial shade. This vine would grow nicely along the garden fence.

23# Hardy Hibiscus

Hardy hibiscus

Hardy Hibiscus is characterized by its unique flowers. The prominent red, blue, white, or deep pink flowers have delicate wrinkled petals that attract pollinators like bees and hummingbirds. This plant makes a really wonderful addition to your garden or home!

Large brightly colored flowers look inspiring in a bouquet or flower arrangement but unfortunately, they only last for a day or two.

Bonus Tip: To encourage the growth of flowers, plant or place the plant in a location with plenty of sun. The more hours a day it is exposed to the sun, this fast-growing plant will bloom more flowers. Hardy Hibiscus might also enjoy the afternoon shade. Plant them in spring and autumn, while the weather is still warm.

24# Purple Pitcher Plant

Purple Pitcher Plant

These unusual plants feed on insects through their tube-shaped leaves. Sarracenia purpurea can be up to 2 feet tall, and mainly grows in swamps. The altered foliage is mostly deep red-purple or green with pronounced veins.

These amazing plants attract prey with their nectar and moisten the rim of their cupped leaves where the insects land, so they could fall into the trap. Insects are decomposed and the plant absorbs all the necessary nutrients.

In addition to the creepy hunting system, these plants bloom dark red fragrant 12 inches tall flowers all year round.

Bonus Tip: If you order these plants from an online florist, your delivery will be wrapped in a humid moss. This is necessary to retain moisture from their natural habitat.

25# Venus flytrap

Venus flytrap

Venus Flytrap is a world-famous plant that hunts and eats insects! Actually, this plant attracts insects with its nectar and traps them with lobes and pointed teeth along the edges. If an insect touches the trigger hairs two times in 20 seconds, the trap closes immediately.

It feeds on flies, worms, spiders, or snails. It dissolves them with acids and absorbs nutrients for 7 to 10 days, and then reopens. Venus flytraps can therefore survive on acidic and poor soils.

Bonus Tip: Although it is fascinating to watch this plant feed on insects, it is not necessary to feed them if you grow them as a houseplant. The plants are adapted to attract insects themselves and feed when they need to. In winter, it does not need food during the dormant period.

26# Protea Pinwheel

Protea Pinwheel

Protea Pinwheel’s unique flowers spark joy with their color! As its name suggests, the flower altogether looks like a pinwheel. The striking 6 inches large bright-orange flowers are made up of smaller flowers. When in full bloom, its unique flowers are often used for bouquets and flower arrangements for special occasions.

Leucospermum catherinae has leathery lanceolate leaves. They are usually 4 inches long and 1 inch wide and grow spirally along the stem.

Bonus Tip: Protea Pinwheel is found growing on dry, well-drained ground. They bloom best in the open sun, but protect them from frost and cold winds!

27# Red Hot Poker Plant

Believe it or not, this plant is related to Lilies! Incredibly unique flower spikes grow on 4 feet tall stems and look like flame torches! This plant is recognizable by the intense colors of its blooms.

The flower spikes are multicolored, going from fiery red and orange at the top, and melting into yellow at the bottom.

Bonus Tip: These flowers require an average of 2 inches of water per month during hot summer days. To encourage flowering, prune dried flowers and leaves from the base of the plant. Pruning is done in late autumn so that the plant has enough energy for the new flowering season.

28# Sea Holly

Sea Holly aka Eryngos

Eryngium plants are called Sea Holly although they are not actually from the Holly genus. Sea Holly plants have a general blue-purple tone from the stem to the flowers. Cold blue flowers are formed in a cluster surrounded by prickly leaves.

The unusual gray-green leaves have firm spines on the edges and grow from the tips of the flower.

Bonus Tip: Sea Holly requires plenty of sunlight and regular watering during dry periods. If you prune or propagate them, use gloves because they are really prickly!

29# Purple Coneflower

Purple Coneflower

Purple Coneflower is a member of the Sunflower family from the genus Echinacea. Echinacea purpurea has striking colors! Mostly pinkish-purple unique flowers bloom throughout the summer. They are characterized by a large ginger-brown prickly cone in the center of the flower and lowered petals.

This plant has many healing properties and is used for teas and drops to boost immunity!

Bonus Tip: They bloom best in full sun or partial shade. These plants are drought-tolerant, tolerate moist and poor soil but prefer well-drained soil.

30# Persian Silk Tree

Persian Silk Tree

Albizia julibrissin is a member of the family Fabaceae and originates from Asia. Deciduous 40 feet tall Silk Trees usually have multiple stems. These hardy plants can tolerate different soil conditions.

Fern-like green leaves combined with soft pink flowers have that lighter-than-air feeling. They make a stunning decoration and look amazing in floral arrangements.

Blooms have soft pink hair-like stamens. They appear in early summer, and fruits in late summer!

Bonus Tip: These plants need to be watered only so that the soil is not completely dry. If they are outdoors, it will not be necessary to water these flowers due to rainwater.

31# Snake’s Head Fritillary

Snake’s Head Fritillary

These unique flowers are named after their bell-shaped blooms that resemble a snake’s head and have a snakeskin color pattern. This wild-looking plant comes in different shades of red, purple, and burgundy with white traces. Unlike other Fritillaria, this is a truly unique and recognizable variety thanks to the color of its hanging blooms.

The narrow grey-green leaves grow near the ground, mainly at the base of the plant, while the stalk might grow without a single leaf.

Bonus Tip: If you want to grow these wild flowers in your garden, plant them in the fall. This will help them bloom in early spring. Make sure they are facing northeast for a sufficient amount of light and also place them in the open so they can absorb rainfall.

32# Snapdragon


Snapdragon flowers are extremely cheerful while having the most bizarre feature in the world! When flower heads die, they look like small human skulls. The resemblance is insane, you can even move their “jaws” if you squeeze them on the sides. They make the perfect floral arrangement for Halloween and any other “spooky” occasions!

Colorful blooms come in a range of colors from faded purple-pink and white to bright orange, red, yellow, and even multicolored. These flowers bloom abundantly during colder seasons.

Bonus Tip: Antirrhinum majus bloom less during the summer, due to high temperatures. However, if you continue to water adequately, about 1 inch of water a week, you could prolong the flowering period until the end of summer!

33# Spider Chrysanthemum

Spider Chrysanthemum

These unique flowers are popularly used around the world as cut flowers for bouquets and other floral arrangements. Spider Chrysanthemum is sometimes also called Spider Mum or Fuji Mum. These unique plants originated from China.

Blooms have slender, long, twisted pink petals that resemble spider legs. In fact, the flower heads are quite large and grow on 6 inches tall stems.

Bonus Tip: These plants can be grown in gardens, but you need to plant them in sandy well-drained soil that does not retain too much water. They prefer slightly acidic soil between 6 and 7 pH.

34# Starfish Flower

Starfish flower aka Stapelia Grandiflora

These attractive plants are often called Starfish Flower, Starfish Cactus, or Giant Toad plant. Stapelia Grandiflora is originally from Africa. This beauty is not related to cacti at all, in fact, it is a member of the Apocynaceae family.

What makes them so unique are the furry large flowers of elegant burgundy, purple, and faded yellow colors with dark spots. Flowers are covered in white hairs and grow on thick succulent 4 inches tall stems.

Bonus Tip: This plant prefers lower temperatures and shade, instead of the hot sun. It is best to cultivate these plants indoors, where you can adjust the conditions. Place it in cooler rooms with indirect sunlight.

35# Round-leaved Sundew

Round-leaved Sundew

Drosera rotundifolia has several flower buds formed along the stem. Tiny white flowers develop from the buds but they aren’t the only stunning thing. Extra-mundane leaves of this mesmerising flower are unlike anything you have seen!

The leaf rosettes are round, mostly green, and they form near the ground. The surface of the leaves is completely covered with amazing glandular red hairs. They almost look like bacteria under a microscope! The leaves distinguish this species from the Oblong Sundew.

Bonus Tip: Sundew is a plant that requires frequent watering. It is recommended to fill the tray under the pot halfway with water and when the tray is completely dry, top it up. This way the soil will be continually wet and it will help increase humidity.

36# Sea Poison Tree

Sea Poison Tree aka baringtonia flower

Sea Poison Tree is a species that can create extremely unique flowers, large fleshy leaves, and floating fruits. This medium-sized tree is usually from 20 to 90 feet tall. Waxy bronze-green leaves are about 1 foot long and grow in rosettes at the top of the branches.

The flowers are the real attraction here! The puffy flowers are made up of a calyx, white petals at the bottom, and hair-like white stamens with pinkish tips. These puffy flowers open during the night and emit a scent that attracts pollinators, and in the morning the anthers are almost blown off the tree.

Bonus Tip: Sea Poison Tree thrives in full light exposure, but the partial shade will be alright too!

37# Rose Grape

Medinilla magnifica aka rose grape

Rose Grape, as many people call it, has gorgeous umbels of pink and white grape-shaped flowers. Originating from the tropical forests of Southeast Asia, Medinilla magnifica is an exotic shrub that blooms in mid-summer.

Rose Grape has one of the most gorgeous arrangements of petals and bright pink berries hanging from the 5 feet tall stems. Thick succulent leaves reach up to 10 inches.

Bonus Tip: This species can be grown as houseplants. They need indirect sun, or partial shade because the strong afternoon sun can damage their leaves. Place a transparent curtain or canopy to protect them from burns.

38# African Daisy

African Daisy

Flowers have the most vivid purple-pink or yellow color, with contrasting blue leaves. As its name suggests Osteospermum is native to Africa. African Daisy is used as a cut flower for different occasions. The blooms of this beauty look magnificent in a bouquet and floral arrangements, and are fitting for variety of events.

This plant has two flowering seasons, from spring to early summer and in autumn!

Bonus Tip: This plant can’t survive winter frosts. They prefer a sunny habitat and mostly dry soil. When they don’t get enough sun, the petals remain closed.

39# Swaddled Babies

Anguloa Uniflora aka swaddled babies

Anguloa uniflora immensely looks like a dancing ballerina! Orange petals look like arms and legs while white petals resemble a dress. People often call them Swaddled Babies or Ballerina orchid. It is a true member of Orchidaceae that thrives only in Western Australia.

Unique flowers grow individually or in groups, and bloom from August to early September.

Bonus Tip: As you might guess, these plants enjoy the hot and humid tropical atmosphere. They thrive at high temperatures starting from 80 degrees Fahrenheit.

40# Ghost Orchids

Ghost Orchids

White translucent flowers seem to be floating on the stems without a single leaf! Dendrophylax lindenii is a unique member of the Orchidaceae family.

Tender Orchid flowers are distinguished by two elongated petals resembling frogs’ legs, which is why these plants are commonly referred to as the White Frog Orchid. The unusual white color flower blooms appear from late spring till late summer.

Bonus Tip: Ghost Orchid requires very specific conditions similar to its natural habitat. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to grow Ghost Orchids as houseplants. If you are lucky enough to live in an extremely humid climate with mild temperatures, you may encounter this unique flower in your neighborhood, at your local florist shop!

41#  Brazilian Dutchman’s Pipe

Brazilian Dutchman’s Pipe

Aristolochia gigantea is native to the rainforests of Panama, Brazil, and Costa Rica. It is often referred to as the Giant Tube, Dutch Tube, or Giant Pelican Flower.

White-yellow veins on a burgundy background make these unique flowers easily recognizable. This unusual evergreen climber attracts pollinators with its strong scent.

Bonus Tip: These plants need a tropical humid climate to thrive. They also prefer full sun or partial shade during extremely high temperatures. Also, provide them with a good climbing surface!

42# Voodoo Lily

Amorphophallus Voodoo Lily plant (devil's tongue plant)

Voodoo Lily belongs to the genus Amorphophallus. It is one of the largest unique flowers in the world. People often call Voodoo Lily the Devil’s Tongue.

Gorgeous dark blue-purple flowers emit an unpleasant rotting meat odor to attract pollinators. The floral structure has similar arrangements of spikes and spades like other lilies, but much larger. Spade can be from 10 to 50 inches tall, that is, more than 4 feet.

Unfortunately, the blooms of this dark beauty last only a day or two.

Bonus Tip: With proper care, Voodoo Lily can be a very long-lasting plant. The plant doesn’t need additional watering, except during long drought periods. Avoid using fertilizer too.

43# Beehive Ginger

Beehive ginger is beautiful flower originally from Thailand. Zingiber spectabile differs from other species primarily because of its tropical floral cones. The braided flower is usually golden yellow, chocolate, or orange at the beginning, but turns red as it matures.

Stems are 11 inches tall and grow in tropical rainforests under the canopy and leaves of other species.

Bonus Tip: This beauty is known for low tolerance to heat and direct sunlight because its petals can literally catch fire. Place these flowers in partial shade or filtrated light, to create conditions similar to their natural habitat.


Countless shapes, colors, sizes, and stunning features show just how abundant nature is! These flowers make a wonderful decoration for your garden, create floral arrangements for special occasions, or a simple bouquet!

If you long for unusual plants in your garden, then some of these unique flowers have certainly stolen your heart. Just make sure that it is possible to find a certain species in your state!