23 Beautiful Pink Flowers in India

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Last Updated: 09.02.2024
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We’ve got you the best Pink Flowers in India that you can easily grow and maintain. Let us learn about them!

Pink flowers have a beautiful, soft appearance, which makes them stand out from all other flower colors. You should add these to your home and garden.


Pink Flowers in India

1. Lotus (कमल)

Lotus Pink Flowers in India

Botanical Name: Nelumbo nucifera

Lotus is a sacred aquatic plant with large pink flowers that float on the water’s surface. These are often seen in lakes, ponds, and temples nationwide.

2. Pink Rose (गुलाब)

Rose Pink Flowers in India

Botanical Name: Rosa

You can find many pretty rose varieties in light and dark pink shades. They are commercially cultivated across India and are easy to come by.

3. Chrysanthemum (गुलदाउदी)

Chrysanthemum pink flower pot in garden

Botanical Name: Chrysanthemum

This large show flower has lovely soft shades of pink and is a popular cut flower. Chrysanthemums are grown in Southeast India, particularly West Bengal.

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4. Dahlia (डाहलिया)

Dahlia Pink Flowers in India

Botanical Name: Dahlia

These summer flowers come in white, yellow, red, purple, and pink colors. They were first introduced to Mussoorie and Nainital from Europe during the British Raj and are now fairly common.

5. Hydrangea (जापानी फूल)

Hydrangea pink flower container in garden

Botanical Name: Hydrangea macrophylla

Hydrangeas have dark leaves and large clusters of pink flowers, mostly found in Himalayan states, including J&K, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttaranchal.

6. Turmeric (हल्दी)

Turmeric Pink Flowers in India

Botanical Name: Curcuma longa

The turmeric plant is mainly an herb, but you can also grow it for its tiny pink flowers with yellow undertones.

7. Hibiscus (गुड़हल)

Pink Hibiscus flower pot ouside the house, near garden

Botanical Name: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

These Indian native plants have trumpet-shaped blooms in many shades of pink. They are common in gardens and also seen on roadsides.

8. Pink Trumpet Tree

Pink Trumpet flower Tree in india

Botanical Name: Tabebuia rosea

The Pink Trumpet trees are common in India and have beautiful pink flowers. They’re common in Bangalore, Chennai, and many Southern regions.

9. Rhododendron

Rhododendron pink flower in india

Botanical Name: Rhododendron

This diverse genus has many pink flowering varieties and is an excellent choice for the garden. They are found in Northeast India and the Himalayas. If you want one of these, go with the Indian Azalea.

10. Water Lily

Water Lily pink flower in india

Botanical Name: Nymphaea

Like the Lotus, water lilies have lovely pink flowers and float on water. But these are a bit rarer than Lotus flowers.

11. Plumeria

Plumeria plant in yard near stairs

Botanical Name: Plumeria rubra

Plumerias have waxy pink flowers that give off a sweet smell. These ornamental plants are found in warmer regions like Goa, Maharashtra, and Tamil Nadu.

12. West Indian Jasmine

West Indian Jasmine pink flowe in india

Botanical Name: Ixora coccinea

West Indian Jasmine comes in many shades, even white and pink. It’s also used for making essential oils, particularly in South India.

13. Orchid

Orchid pink flower planter in garden

Botanical Name: Orchidaceae

You must have seen pink flowers of Dendrobium and Phalaenopsis orchids. They are common in North India and grow wild in the Himalayas.

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14. Desert Rose

Desert Rose pink flower in india

Botanical Name: Adenium obesum

Desert Roses are from Africa and Arabia but are widely grown in drier states like Rajasthan and Gujarat. They have clusters of showy pink flowers.

15. Zinnia

Zinnia flower pot in garden

Botanical Name: Zinnia elegans

Zinnas have cute daisy-like blooms with a bright pink color. If you’re looking for a garden flower, pick this one.

16. Cosmos

Botanical Name: Cosmos bipinnatus

Cosmos flowers have feathery petals of pink and are another popular garden flower often seen in homes, lawns, and parks.

17. Carnation

Carnation pink flower planter on garden table

Botanical Name: Dianthus caryophyllus

Carnations have single or double blooms and make excellent bouquet flowers. They are readily available in nurseries, so you’ll have no problem finding one.

18. Snapdragon (Dog Flowers)

Snapdragon  flower pot near garden

Botanical Name: Antirrhinum majus

These striking pink flowers resemble a dragon’s head, earning them the name. They grow best in cooler and hilly regions like the Nilgiris and Himachal.

19. Begonia

Begonia pink flower plant in terracotta pot

Botanical Name: Begonia

Begonia flowers are versatile and come in many beautiful colors. They have small flowers that make excellent bedding plants for gardens and pots.

20. Blanket Flower

Blanket Flower pink flower in india
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Botanical Name: Gaillardia grandiflora

Blanket flowers have pink petals that are edged in white or yellow. These gorgeous flowers have dark centers and grow in warm, coastal areas.

21. Camellia

Camellia pink blooming flower in container

Botanical Name: Camelllia japonica

Camellias are East Asian native flowers with large pink blossoms that look like roses from a distance. They’re found in North Indian regions.

22. Garden Balsam

Garden Balsam pink flower in india

Botanical Name: Impatiens balsamina

Garden Balsam has tall stems covered in light green foliage and bell-shaped pink flowers. It’s native to our country and Myanmar.

23. Cherry Blossom

Cherry Blossom pink flower tree in garden

Botanical Name: Prunus serrulate

True Cherry blossom trees with pink flowers are rare in India. You’ll find these in Sikkim and Assam. They are also present in Srinagar, Gulmarg, Mumbai, and Bangalore.

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