Wacky Weekend: Flower Fake-Outs

These aren’t your ordinary flowers. Check out bizarre blooms that look like animals, movie characters, and more in the photo gallery below.

The shape of their bright pink outer petals and “dripping” white inner petals earned these blooms the name bleeding heart flowers.
Photograph by PhotoAlto, Odilon Dimier, Getty Images
The petals of the bee orchid look and smell like a real female bee, luring in males that pick up and spread the flower’s pollen.
The petals of the bee orchid look and smell like a real female bee, luring in males that pick up and spread the flower’s pollen.
Photograph by Alistair Laming, Alamy