European National Flowers | Love The Garden

European National Flowers

Connor Macdonald's picture
By Connor Macdonald
Eurpean national flowers banner

Many non-native plants can happily survive in other regions of the world, which has given gardeners more choice than ever before. However, native flowers and plants can summarise the landscape of a nation, while communicating the identity of a country. For many countries the national flower is second only to the national flag as the most important national symbol.

Take a stroll through Scottish heathland and you’ll encounter a prickly thistle or two, but stop in a local pub and you’ll also see the thistle proudly emblazoned on a Scottish rugby jersey. National flowers permeate modern society, but they also teach us something about the past.

We researched the European countries which have officially designated national flowers, so at a single glance we could view the floral identity of our European cousins.

Check out our ‘European National Flowers’ infographic below and share it with your friends...

European National Flowers


Subscribe to our newsletter

Subscribe to free garden tips and advice now. (No spam, we promise).