National Flower of Iran
Being the most popular flower world-wide, both because of its beauty and exceptional fragrances, Red Rose (Rosa) is the National Flower of Iran. Popularly Rose is known as the flower of love, if you rearrange the letters of the word rose you get Eros, the God of Love. However The Queen of Flowers, Tulip also serves as the flower emblem for Iran.
Other native and popular Flowers of Iran
Being a vast land with very varied climatic conditions, Iran is one of the largest producers of ornamental flowers in the world. Estimates suggest that Iran ranks 17th worldwide in terms of total area under cultivation of decorative flowers. Roses, Tulips, Fritillaria, Poppy, Pittosporum flowers, are the natives of the country while some of the flowers grown here are Bird Of Paradise, Cactus, Calendula, Carnation, Forsythia, Hyacinth, Iris, Zinnia , Daisies, Maryam, Orchids, Sunflowers, and Inverted Tulip which grows abundantly on the slopes of Zardkooh (Yellow Mountain).This flower is unique to Iran.
Iran is probably the most intense flower giving nation, since ancient times they have had a custom of giving flowers for various occasions. While choosing the flowers they give utmost important to the meaning conveyed by that particular flower. Roses, Gerberas, tulips, Alsteromeria , Iris, Chrysanthemum and orchids are very popular among Iranians.
Online Florists Iran
A few of the major online florists who cater to Iran are PickupFlowers and Otlobward, Otlobward Florist offers a wide range of thoughtful gift products including flowers, balloons, cards, candles, candies, gift baskets and other unique items. For a list of Iran florists who do business online, please visit our page on Online Florists in Iran.
Send Flowers to Iran
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 Iran.
Facts about Iran
- Iran, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, formerly known internationally as Persia, is a Southwest Asian country located in the geographical territories of the Middle East and Southern Asia.
- Iran is the 18th largest country in the world, slightly larger than the United Kingdom and Germany combined. It has a population of over seventy million people.
- Iran is the second-largest oil producer among the member nations of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, with oil as a leading export.
- Most of the Iranians are Muslims; 95% belong to the Shia branch of Islam, the official state religion, and about 4% belong to the Sunni branch, which predominates in neighboring Muslim countries. Non-Muslim minorities include Zoroastrians, Jews, Bahais, and Christians.