You’ve come to the right place if you’re looking to learn all about our tropical flowers and the hummingbirds that visit them. Costa Rica has a diverse range of flowers due to our unique climate, enabled by our location between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.
The flowers you’ll encounter in Costa Rica are as diverse as they are beautiful. From the vivid colors of guardia morada (translated as “purple country girl”), one of Costa Rica’s national symbols, to the delicate white blossoms of flor de Jamaica (hibiscus), you’ll find no shortage of stunning blooms throughout the country. And with these blooms come hummingbirds — more than 50 species of them, in fact!
Hummingbirds are drawn to Costa Rica for its plentiful nectar-filled flowers, and it’s a truly breathtaking sight to behold. The small birds are incredibly agile, flitting from bloom to bloom and hovering with ease. As they feed on the nectar, they help to pollinate the flowers, ensuring that more of these colorful blooms will adorn our country for years to come.
So make sure to take a moment to appreciate the beauty of Costa Rica’s tropical flowers and the hummingbirds that so gracefully make use of them.
If you’re looking to learn more about Costa Rica’s tropical flowers and hummingbirds, there are plenty of resources online that can help. You can also find plenty of guided tours that will take you to prime hummingbird spotting spots, or you can strike out on your own if you’re feeling adventurous. Either way, you’re sure to be enthralled by the beauty of Costa Rica’s natural splendor.