The Golden State's state flower, Eschscholzia californica, blooms in gold.
The sweet-smelling Trachelospermum jasminoides is a perfume and a common Chinese medicine.
A favorite of hummingbirds, Salvia microphylla resembles a person with red pants.
The gorgeous freckled blooms of the genus Alstroemeria are unfortunately poisonous to cats.
Named after the Father of Texas Botany, Oenothera lindheimeri look like butterflies about to take flight.
Use Erigeron karvinskianus to create a daisy wall or to carpet your stone steps!
Oenothera speciosa spreads like fire, adding splashes of pink to the North American grasslands.
Sacred in many cultures, flowers of the genus Nelumbo have water-repellant leaves and edible seeds.
Known for its fragrance and invasive nature, Lonicera japonica can produce poisonous berries.
Ginkgo biloba, one of the oldest surviving tree species in the world, has no living relatives.
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One of the first flowers to bloom in the spring, Primula vulgaris can add flavor to your salad!
Unlike most flowers, some Hydrangeas can change color, resulting in dazzling ombres of pink, purple, and blue.
One of the oldest tree species in the world, Magnolia grandiflora is a traditional Asian herbal medicine.
Pelargonium capitatum's scent comes from the essential oils inside the plant.
Dietes bicolor, a member of the iris family, can apparently glow in the dark.
With dramatic cone-shaped flowers, Echium candicans is poisonous when eaten.
One of the most well-known plants native to Australia, Callistemon citrinus can produce a natural red dye.
A hybrid between two rockroses, Cistus purpureus is an evergreen shrub with bright pink blooms.
Find the fire-resistant flower, Erigeron glaucus, by the ocean, nodding in the breeze.
Different species of Aquilegia often cross-pollinate when planted near each other.
Shaped like a dragon's snout, Antirrhinum majus's flowers can open their jaws like snapping turtles!
This vivid, pink flower, Oxalis articulata, hides an edible surprise -- a burst of sour oxalic acid.
Lobularia maritima can be found hanging off the cliffs overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.
Resembling flaming spearheads, these striking flowers -- Kniphofia uvaria -- are unfortunately becoming an invasive species.
Behind the school, we discovered the spectacular succulent, Aloe maculata.
Zantedeschia aethiopica, known commonly as calla lily or arum lily, introduced us to the world of flowers around us.