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National, Native and Popular Flower of Costa Rica

National Flower of Costa Rica

costa-rica Guaria Morada (cattleya skinneri), one of the most common orchids found in Costa Rica and the flower is so popular there that it had been named the national flower of Costa Rica, officially the flower was adopted as the national flower on June 15, 1939. Guaria Morada is usually referred to as a bifoliate Cattleya because of the two leaves that adorn the top of its pseudo bulb.

Other Native and Popular Flowers of Costa Rica

Though being small geographically, Costa Rica is one of the most biologically diverse regions on the planet and has an astonishing number of plants, and people are drawn from all over the world to see the beautiful flowers that grow on the land of Costa Rica. The Country is famous for having more than thirteen hundred species of orchids and the country also grows many varieties of flowers like, Burmeistera tenuiflora, Cattleya skinneri, Alloplectus, Columnea magnifica, Heliconia, Passiflora and Lobelia. While some of the Native Flowers of Costa Rica are: Oenocarpus mapora, Cortez Amarillo , Elequeme, Itabo, Malinche and Roble de sabana.

The people of Costa Rica are very fond of flowers, they use flowers for decoration, celebrations and also as the gifts on various occasions. The Popular Flowers among them are, White lilies, Roses, Snapdragons, Sunflowers, Carnations, Tulips and Orchids.

Online Florists Costa Rica

A few of the major and famous online florists who cater to Costa Rica are PickupFlowers, Floresdelmundo, FloristeriasbromeliasCostaRica and Daflores. For a list of Costa Rica florists who do business online, please visit our page on Online Florists in Costa Rica.

Send Flowers to Costa Rica

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 Costa Rica.

Facts about Costa Rica

  • Costa Rica, officially the Republic of Costa Rica is located on the Central American Isthmus. Sharing borders with both the Caribbean Sea to the east and the North Pacific Ocean to the west, Costa Rica is often called the Jewel of Central America.
  • Costa Rica was the first country in the world to constitutionally abolish its army.
  • The literacy rate in Costa Rica is of 96%, one of the highest in Latin America. Primary education is obligatory, and both preschool and high school are free.
  • Blessed with great weather, a never ending variety of roads and trails and a population that truly loves motorcycles, it is an inviting and yet an exhilarating place to ride, and hence Costa Rica is called the Paradise of Motorcyclists.
  • In recent times electronics, pharmaceuticals, financial outsourcing, software development, and ecotourism have become the prime industries in the economy of Costa Rica.