12 Beautiful Mexican Flowers

Flowers of Mexico: Mexico is a country with diverse terrains. So, there are a variety of Mexican flowers that thrive across the different land types in Mexico. There are the most popular flowers in Mexico:

Dahlia

The Mexican National Flower - Dahlia

The Mexican National Flower is the Dahlia. Dahlia have large blooms of flowers often with two shades of color. Dahlia’s are edible flowers and are often used in salads.

Mexican Sunflower

Mexican Sunflower

The Mexican Sunflower is one of the most popular Mexican flowers. The flowers resemble daisy flowers, however, the Mexican sunflower grows bright yellow flowers.

Mexican Honeysuckle

Mexican Honeysuckle

Another popular type of Mexican flower is the Mexican Honeysuckle. The flowers of the Mexican Honeysuckle are bright orange and are a favorite of varying types of butterflies.

Mexican Marigold

Mexican Marigold

Another flower of Mexico that produces beautiful yellow petals is the Mexican Marigold. It’s very popular during the Day of the Dead celebration in Mexico.

Poinsettia

Poinsettia

The beautiful red flowers (they are actually leaves) of the Poinsettia are a symbol of Christ’s birthday and is seen globally as a symbol of Christmas cheer. 

Yucca

Yuuca

The milky white flowers of the Yucca is another popular Mexican flower. Like the Dahlia, parts of the yucca plant are also edible.

Gladiolous

Gladiolus

Of all the flowers in Mexico, the Gladiolus is perhaps the most diverse in color. They produce pink flowers, purple flowers, orange flowers, red flowers, and even a mixture of different colors.

Tithonia

Tithonia

Tithonia, also known as the Mexican Sunflower. A popular kind of Mexican flower.

Laelia Orchid

Laelia Orchid

The Laelia Orchid grows on tress and rocks. The Mexican Orchid has pale pink flowers but it can also bloom yellow, red, or orange petals.

Mexican Morning Glory

Mexican Morning Glory

There are several varieties of Morning Glory. The flowers of the Mexican Morning Glory are usually blue, purple, and white in color.

 Mexican Passion Flower

 Mexican Passion Flower

The Mexican Passion Flower is one of the few purple vine flowers that grow in Mexico. The flowers are usually a combination of red and green, or yellow and purple. 

Mexican Poppy

Mexican Poppy

The Mexican Poppy is a yellow sometimes white flower that’s used for medicinal purposes. These are fast-growing wildflowers. Click -> to learn more about flowers that start with M.