16 Orange Flowers in India

Last Updated: 11.03.2024
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Can you name all the Orange Flowers in India? Don’t worry because we can – and we’ll tell you all about them!

If you love bright colors, we’ve got beautiful Orange Flowers that you can try growing. They’re easily available and bring a vibrant shade to the garden.

Orange Flowers in India

1. Ashoka Tree (अशोक)

Ashoka Tree with orange flowers

Botanical Name: Saraca asoca

The Ashoka tree has beautiful and small flowers of an orange-red shade that grow in clusters. It’s native to India and is a common sight in most homes across country.

2. West Indian Jasmine (रग्मिनी)

West Indian Jasmine orange flowers pot in garden

Botanical Name: Ixora coccinea

West Indian Jasmine comes in many shades like white, red, yellow, and also orange. They are widely grown in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Goa, and Maharashtra.

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3. Flame of the Forest (गुलमोहर)

Flame of the Forest tree with orange flowers

Botanical Name: Butea monosperma

If you love large blooms, you’ll like Gulmohar’s orange flowers! It’s common as an avenue tree in many major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, and Bangalore.

4. Hibiscus (गुड़हल)

Hibiscus Orange Flowers in India

Botanical Name: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

Gudhal flowers have a mellow orange color with a tall center stamen of yellow. These are Indian natives and grown in many parts of the country.

5. Marigold (गेंदा)

Marigold flower pot in garden yard

Botanical Name: Tagetes

Gendas have a small, dense appearance of yellow or a mix of orange-yellow shades. They have a spicy scent and are used in religious offerings.

6. Orange Tulip (कांड पुष्प)

Orange tulip pots on garden path

Botanical Name: Tulipa

These cup-shaped orange flowers have soft petals and are grown commercially in the Kashmir Valley. You can find it in other parts of India too.

7. Tiger Lily

Tiger Lily in garden Orange Flowers in India

Botanical Name: Lilium lancifolium

Tiger Lilies have orange flowers covered in black spots that make it look like a tiger. It’s native to East Asia and is found in many popular hill stations like Shimla, Darjeeling, and Munnar.

8. Trumpet Honeysuckle

Trumpet Honeysuckle vines in garden

Botanical Name: Lonicera sempervirens

Trumpet Honeysuckles have long orange flowers that give off a sweet fragrance. If you have a band wall or railing, train it to grow there and watch it take over with blooms!

9. Begonia

Begonia flower pot in garden orange flower in india

Botanical Name: Begonia

Begonias come in many colors, orange being one of them. They also come as single, double, and ruffled flowers and make lovely houseplants.

10. Lantana

Lantana clay pot in garden

Botanical Name: Lantana camara

Lantana has clusters of small yellow, red, or orange flowers. It’s grown as a garden flower and even as a groundcover throughout the country.

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11. Zinnia

Zinnia orange flowers in india

Botanical Name: Zinnia elegans

Zinnias have daisy-like flowers with single or double petal rows. These orange flowers are grown majorly in Maharashtra and Karnataka.

12. Oriental Poppy

Oriental Poppy flowers in garden yard

Botanical Name: Papaver orientale

These flowers have beautiful, crinkled orange petals with black centers. Oriental Poppies are mostly grown in the Himalayas and Nilgiris.

13. Calendula

Calendula flowers in blocks

Botanical Name: Calendula officinalis

Calendulas are actually native to the Mediterranean, but in India, they are grown in gardens, and you can easily have one too in the pot – just make sure they get plenty of sunlight!

14. Pansy

Pansy orange flower in india

Botanical Name: Viola tricolor var. hortensis

Pansies have small flowers in orange colors with dark blotches on them. They make wonderful garden and bedding plants – you can easily maintain them as potted specimens, too!.

15. Canna

Indian Shot flower pot in garden

Botanical Name: Canna indica

Indian Shots have large, showy flowers that make excellent cut flowers. These flowers are quite easy to grow and do exceptionally well in the hot climate of India.

16. Impatiens

Impatiens flowers in terracotta pot

Botanical Name: Impatiens walleriana

Impatiens have bright orange flowers with subtle red highlights. Their versatility makes them perfect for growing in both hot and cold climates.

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