5 Flowers That Gives Off Tropical Vibes

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Are you tired of always using roses or gerberas in your bouquets or flower arrangement? Want to give something special and stand out from the rest? These are 5 types of flowers that you could find in florists that gives off tropical vibes:

Strelitzia Reginae

Widely called as “Bird of Paradise”, it is a native flower to South Africa. It can grow up to 1.2 m high with broad long oval shaped leaves. Its flowers have three orange outer tepals and three blue inner tepals; two inner tepals are joined together resembling arrowhead shape.

Alpinia Purpurata

Also known as Red Ginger, these flowers are averagely 15 cm to 30 cm with overlapping red bracts, forming a cone or funnel shape. Its leaves are oblong and measures up to 80 cm long and 20 cm wide.

Heliconia Psittacorum / Heliconia Bihai

Widely known as “False Bird of Paradise”, these flowers have downward of upward-facing flowers that provides nectars to birds. They also have a variety of colors with “Golden Torch Adrian” possessing golden yellow color with shades of red, “Black Cherry” that has red bracts with golden green flowers and “Rauliniana” that is red in color with yellow highlights.

Heliconia Rostrata

Known as “Hanging Lobster Claw”, you can get these at your florist in colors of red or pink.