The rose is the most popular flower in the world with tulips and lilies following close behind.Other popular flowers include poinsettias, carnations and irises.
The rose has been a symbol of love and beauty for years, and comes in a wide array of colors. Roses are well known as flowers of love, especially the red rose.
Tulips originated in Central Asia where they grow wild, and there are currently over 3,000 cultivated varieties available.
Lilies are common all across the globe and come in all sorts of shapes, sizes and colors.
Poinsettias are popular potted plants which are especially popular during the Christmas season. These plants are mostly red, and the vibrant red color lasts long after the holiday season has ended.
There are several types of carnations, but the three most popular are the annual, border and perpetual flowering carnations. Carnations are useful to express love and each different color of carnation has a different meaning.
Iris plants make wonderful garden plants, and the name of the flower means "rainbow." There are roughly 200 species of iris flowers, and they are native to the Northern regions of the world. Irises come in many colors including, blue, pink, purple, black, white, yellow, orange, brown and red. Two of the most common types of iris flowers are the bearded iris and the Siberian iris.