Introduction - Flowers

80% of all types of plant produce flowers! A flower is the part of the plant which blossoms. Flowers vary in size, shape, colour and scent. Petals are often brightly coloured to attract the insects the plant needs for pollination.

Flowers are more than just pretty and nice to smell - they have a massive job to do making baby plants! Take a look at the The Anatomy of the Flower video.

Slo-Mo Footage of a Bumble Bee Dislodging Pollen

Learn more by reading the DK Find Out - How A Plant Is Pollinated web site.

This is part of the Things That Grow information.