In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw an Orange Blossom Flower in 4 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.
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At the bottom you can read some interesting facts about the Orange Blossom Flower.
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How to Draw an Orange Blossom Flower - Step-by-Step Tutorial
Step 1: First draw the center of the flower by drawing four small circles with lines coming out around it.
Step 2: Then draw about five petals around each center and a line inside each petal.
Step 3: Next draw two large pointed leaves below the flowers.
Step 4: Lastly draw the stem to connect the flowers to the leaves.
Interesting Facts about Orange Blossoms
Orange Blossoms are the flowers an orange tree produces before it produces fruit. Oranges grow naturally in India, China, and other parts of Southeast Asia. The trees will grow between 20 to 30 feet tall. The flowers are flat and waxy. They have 5 points and are white with yellow stamens (the pollen makers in flowers.) Orange trees have been brought to the rest of the world where a warm tropical climate will help them produce oranges. The most popular place is the state of Florida in the United States.
Did you know?
- On May 15, 1909 the state of Florida declared the Orange Blossom its official state flower.
- Orange blossoms are used in perfumes.
- Swallowtail butterflies will cocoon in orange trees so they can eat the orange nectar when they finish.
- The state of Florida has festivals and parades to celebrate the orange blossom.
- Oranges are very healthy for people. They have vitamin C which is good for your body.
Theme: Declare orange day at school. Students wear orange to school and snacks like orange water can be served. The day’s lesson can also focus on the state of Florida and its history. Outside of the United States, a study of Southeast Asia could be stretched for a whole week.