National Flower of Sweden
Sweden has one of the highest life expectancies and one of the lowest birth rates in the world.
Linnea Borealis or Twinflower is the national flower of Sweden. Named after Linnaeus (the Swedish ‘father of taxonomy’), LinnÃ©a is a very delicate wild plant – just about 1 in. high – growing in the deep shadow of Northern spruce forests. The plant has two flowers on top of each very thin stem. Foliage is in the form of creeping runners growing in deep moss. The flowers are pink, bell-like, very fragrant and grow in pairs.
Other Native and Popular Flowers
Sweden has big countryside. Even around the capital Stockholm the landscape is wide and open, with small rural communities and scattered farms. Most aspects of horticulture exist in Sweden. Fruit and vegetables as well as nursery stock are grown in the open, pot plants, cut flowers, bedding plants and herbs are grown under glass. Some famous flowers which beautify the land of Sweden are, Dianthus arenarius, Pulsatilla vulgaris, Phyteuma nigra, Hibiscus, Hoya or Wax Plant, Maianthemum bifolium, Cypripedium calceolus, Sorbus meinichii, Trientalis europaea, Lappula deflexa and Botrychium matricarifolium.
Bunch of Roses, Sunflowers, Mini Carnations, Gerbera Daisies, Snapdragons, Miniature Rose, Cyclamen and Mums are the flowers which are dearly liked by Sweden people for the gift purpose.
Online Florists Sweden
A few of the major online florists who cater to Sweden are Pickupflowers and InterFlora. For a list of Sweden florists who do business online, please visit our page on Online Florists in Sweden.
Send Flowers to Swedens
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 Sweden.
Facts about Sweden
- Having TreriksrÃ¶set in the north, where the borders of Sweden, Norway and Finland meet, is as far north as the north of Alaska, Sweden is the fifth largest country in Europe, by area whereas more than half of Sweden is covered by forests.
- Sweden has one of the highest life expectancies and one of the lowest birth rates in the world. The country counts at least 17,000 Sami among its population. About one-fifth of the population of Sweden, are immigrants or have at least one foreign-born parent.
- Sweden is a highly industrialized country. Agriculture, Extensive forests, rich iron ore deposits, and hydroelectric power are the natural resources which, through the application of technology and efficient organization, have enabled Sweden to become a leading producing and exporting nation.
- A military power during the 17th century, Sweden has not participated in any war in almost two centuries. An armed neutrality was preserved in both World Wars.