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Top 10 Laos Flowers

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Explore the pure beauty all around you. These top 10 beautiful flowers in Laos which you can find around Villa Maly, and other natural sight-seeing spots in Luang Prabang will add a stunning sight to your Laos trip.

1. Plumeria

Villa Maly Laos Dok Champa

Plumeria, also known as Dok Champa or Frangipani is the national flower of Laos. Plumeria symbolizes joy and sincerity in life. The flowers are used as decoration in ceremonies during Laos New Year (Pi Mai).

2. Lotus

Villa Maly Laos Lotus

Lotus stands for purity, wealth, richness, knowledge and serenity. Popular colors for lotus are white and pink. The Lotus grows in the deep mud, far away from the sun but once reaching the light it becomes the most beautiful flower ever. In Laos’s culture, Lotus is considered a symbol of enlightenment and rebirth.

3. Orchid

Villa Maly Laos Orchid

Orchids are found in many gardens and forests of Laos, which are beautiful and fragrant. Enjoy a morning walk through Villa Maly garden and get to know this beautiful flower of Luang Prabang.

4.  Amarante

Villa Maly Laos Flowers Amarante

The meaning of Amarante is “Flower That Never Fades”. As the name, it appears in very colorful shades in Laos’s gardens. You may see Amarante in red or dark pink in Luang Prabang.

5. Gardenia

Villa Maly Laos Gardenia

Gardenia grows in Luang Prabang widely as this flower is native to the tropical of southern Asia. This flower is difficult to grow elsewhere because it demands high humidity and light to thrive. Some types of gardenias can be grown as houseplants.

6. Canna

Villa Maly Laos Flowers Canna

Canna is one of most popular garden plants in Laos, which features pretty blossoms in various stunning colors. Canna is the typical flower of tropical country, which comes in shades of red and yellow.

7. Passiflore

Villa Maly Laos Passiflore

Passiflore is known as the passionflowers, which add more colors for the floral environment. They are mostly vines, with some being shrubs in the gardens.

8. Ixora

Villa Maly Laos Ixora

Ixora flowers are common in Luang Prabang, and are often associated with passion and desire. Who wouldn’t want that as a gift!

9. Heliconia

Villa Maly Laos Heliconia

Heliconia is a beautiful flower with multi colors and various flower shapes. Heliconia flowers are actually highly modified leaves and bracts. A bract is a leaf structure at the base of a flower. Walk around Luang Prabang and you can see many fabulous Heliconia.

10. Hibiscus

Villa Maly Laos Hibicus

Hibiscus is considered the Queen of the tropics. Hibiscus grows wild in many tropical regions including Laos. The flowers are large and brightly colored, shaped like a trumpet, and some species will change color as they age.

* Read more: Top 10 Laos Food