The 10 Most Beautiful Flowers in the World (With Outstanding Pictures)
Cherry blossoms adorn cherry trees early in the spring season. The cherry tree in blossom is an important traditional symbol in Japanese culture, although the blossoms are appreciated around the globe. Still, Japan beats the rest of the world when it comes to cherry blossoms and over 200 types of cherry blossom trees or sakuru as it is known in Japan can be found there. Cherry blossom time is also festival time for many countries and states, celebrating the start of a new and cheerful season.
Initially promoted as a vegetable rather than a flower due to its prominent tubers, Dahlias are still widely used as edible flowers today. The Dahlia flower belongs to the Aster family and is the National Flower of Mexico. Among competition breeders, Dahlias are prominent competition flowers. It is said that the famous Marie Antoinette was extremely impressed by Dahlias with their first arrival in Europe and till today, a Dahlia variety is named after the French Madame.