National Flowers

Did you know that most countries have their own flower? It is called the national flower. People are very proud of their national flower. It
is a beautiful symbol of the country!

The edelweiss is the national flower of Austria. The edelweiss is small, white, and shaped like a star. It grows on the high mountains in Austria. Because it is very rare and hard to get, people think the edelweiss is precious. The word edelweiss means “noble.” The lower is also called the Queen Flower.

The pink lotus is the national flower of India. The flower is used in some religious events in India. The word lotus means “pure and clean.” It can grow very large. The flower grows in muddy water. The roots are under the water. The flower floats on the water.

The national flower shows the spirit of a country. It reminds people of the special beauty of their land.


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