National, Native and Popular Flowers of Egypt
National Flower of Egypt
Ancient Egypt was perhaps the first country to recognize national plants and flowers. Specifically, these were the Lotus and Papyrus, symbolizing Upper and Lower Egypt, respectively. And now the pure white Egyptian Lotus Flower, the only plant to fruit and flower simultaneously is the national flower of Egypt. It is also referred to as the Water Lily, an aquatic flower.
Other native and popular flowers of Egypt
The valley along the Nile is a highly cultivated landscape with favorable climate for growing flowers. In fact, Egypt exports many varieties of flowers these days, and Egyptians back into ancient times have always adored their flowers. The popular flowers found in Egypt are: Rosa richardii, Egyptian lotus, Immortelle, Lychnis, Jasmine, Narcissus bulbs, Acacia, Sesban, Epilobium hirsutum, Chrysanthemum, Cornflower, Red poppy, Arum, Dragonwort, Iris albicans, Papyrus, Crinum and the little Marjoram bush.
One aspect of Egypt that many first time visitors often find surprising, if they are attentive, is the number of flower shops scattered about. It is due to the passion of Egyptians towards flowers. They have been using flowers as symbol of expressions since ancient times, where as Water Lilies, Roses, Iris, Chrysanthemum and Corn Flowers are frequently used by them as gifts and greetings.
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Online Florists Egypt
A few of the major online florists who cater to Egypt are PickupFlowers and Cairo Florist Online, With Cairo Florist online, you can send flowers and gifts online anywhere in Egypt. When you order from Egypt Florist, you're actually ordering from the florist down the street in Cairo.For a list of Egypt florists who do business online, please visit our page on Online Florists in Egypt.
Send Flowers to Egypt
The Flower Expert has arrived at a few parameters on which florists can be compared so that the customers can select a good florist who suits their needs. You can go through the comparative analysis of the top florists presented in this table. This comprehensive table will help you decide which florist gives the best service when you want to send flowers to Egypt.
Facts about Egypt
- Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a country in North Africa that includes the Sinai Peninsula, a land bridge to Asia.
- Egypt is the most populous country in the Middle East and the second most populous country on the African continent. Whereas it is the thirtieth largest country in the world.
- The pyramids of Egypt, the oldest of the seven wonders of the ancient world, are the only one of those wonders to survive to the present day.
- The economy of Egypt depends mainly on agriculture, media, petroleum exports, and tourism; there are also more than three million Egyptians working abroad, mainly in Saudi Arabia, the Persian Gulf and Europe.