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National flowers of Slavic countries

Flowers Slavic Countries

Like most other ethic groups, Slavs have national flowers that act as a symbol of their particular country.

Belarus

Flax (Linum Usitatissimum)  – The flowers last only until the heat of the mid-day sun hits them.

Flax flowers

Bulgaria

Rose (Rosa) – Roses are more fragrant on a sunny day.

Rose Rosa

Croatia

Iris Croatica (Hrvatska Perunika) – It grows only in the northern and northwestern Croatia.

Iris Croatica (Hrvatska Perunika)

Czech Republic

Rose (Rosa) – Miniature roses were first developed in China.

Rose (Rosa)

Poland

Corn Poppy (Papaver Rhoeas) – Corn Poppy or Red Poppy is the wild poppy of agricultural cultivation.

Corn Poppy (Papaver Rhoeas)

Russia

Camomile (Matricaria Recutita) – The flower has an aromatic, fruity and floral fragrance.

Camomile (Matricaria Recutita)

Serbia

Lily of the Valley (Convallaria Majalis) – Lily of the Valley are fragrant bell shaped flowers.

Lily of the Valley (Convallaria Majalis)

Slovakia

Rose (Rosa) – The first historical reference of the rose is by the Sumerians from ancient Mesopotamia.

Rose

Slovenia

Carnation (Dianthus Caryophyllus) – Carnations can be propagated by planting young flowering shoots.

Carnation (Dianthus Caryophyllus)

Macedonia

Poppy

Poppy

What are national flowers of other Slavic countries like Ukraine, Macedonia, Montenegro? Let us know in the comments and we will add them to the post.

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