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19 Plants That Really Love Showing Off

The world is full of amazing plants. For example, Rafflesia arnoldii flowers are the biggest in the world and can be up to 17 inches in diameter and weigh up to 24 lbs. But you don’t have to go to a botanical garden to see what other things natural has in store for us: sometimes, surprising things can be seen on the way to work or in someone’s home.

We at Bright Side will never get tired of learning more new things about the world of plants. For example, today, you will see a giant dandelion and a plant that looks like Mentos. And in the bonus, you will learn what happens if you leave a bag of potatoes in an empty apartment for 3 months.

— “My bat flower just bloomed. Beautifully ugly!”

 

— “Woah that’s cool, it almost looks more like a snarling cat.”

“Just had to show off this enormous new leaf on my Alocasia Thailand Giant! It grows in my garden!”

“This sunflower sprouted from a ’Sunset Mix’ packet I planted for my mom.”

— “My Ascot Rainbow plant has a strange mutation.”

 

— “I actually have no idea what I’m looking at.”

“I was on my way to work when I saw this giant dandelion. It’s the first time I’ve seen something like this in my 19 years.”

“Can anyone identify this unusual plant found in Thailand?”

DO NOT TOUCH THESE FRUITS WITHOUT GLOVES. They are loaded with irritant raphide needles and will sting you.”

— “These look tasty.”

 

— “I wouldn’t eat them because they’d be an expensive snack: $40 for a plant that is 4” across."

Mutated asparagus

“I was walking in my neighborhood and this camellia literally stopped me in my tracks.”

“Smiling seed cone. Banksia species... An Australian bush plant”

The flowers of the Jade vine are really this colorful.

— “This creepy plant...”
— “I had one of these. Named it Henry.”

“Blooms looking like rubies! My stunning Hoya wayetii. My bedroom smells heavenly now.”

“This plant looks like fruity Mentos.”

“Saw this on my way to work. It looks so sad.”

“Show off”

“Freshly finished absorbing its old leaves. I really like the color the new leaves are. Looks like a tiny brain.”

— “The elusive donut plant. Truly a rare & forbidden sight to behold.”

 

— “It looks like the plant that shoots the poison darts from the original Jumanji movie. I’d stay away.”

— “My caladium is a work of art.”

 

— “They are so beautiful! I really thought they were just drawn.”

Bonus: “I was away for 3 months. When I came back and saw what happened to the potatoes, they almost gave me a heart attack.”

We really love it when you send us your photos! Show us the flowers you have in your home or in your garden!

Preview photo credit donnycruz76 / Reddit