Fleeting Beauty: The World’s Most Short-Lived Flowers

In the world of flora, some flowers burst into vibrant bloom and, just as quickly, fade away.

These short-lived flowers may only grace us with their presence for a few hours or a couple of days, but they leave an indelible mark on the beauty of nature.

The World’s Most Short-Lived Flowers

Daylily (Hemerocallis)

Moonflower (Ipomoea alba)

Night-Blooming Cereus (Epiphyllum oxypetalum)

Dragon Arum (Dracunculus vulgaris)

Corpse Flower (Amorphophallus titanum)

Selenicereus grandiflorus (Queen of the Night)

Mayfly Orchid (Acianthus fornicatus)

Evening Primrose (Oenothera biennis)

Tulip Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera)

 Puya raimondii