This page is providing a list of things that are blue in nature, including animals and anything biological, planets within the solar system, and any form of natural phenomena.

The color blue in the natural world is fairly rare, apart from some obvious examples. Blue is the worlds most popular favorite color, and it’s believed to help relax the body and mind.

Blue Things in Nature

Plants/Flowers

Morning Glory

Blue Morning Glory.

Morning Glory is a name given to a vast amount of different species in the same family. Their colors range from red to blue and anything in-between.

Speedwell

Speedwell Flower.

The speedwell, also known by a few other names such as, veronica flower and the gypsyweed. It ranges in color from violet to blue.

Sea Holly

Sea Holly.

The Sea Holly, or Eryngos develops into a spiny blue violet flower.

Cornflower Centaurea Cyanus

Blue Corn Flower Centaurea.

These are mostly found in Middle Eastern countries. It has many species and is in the same family as the Daisy. They’re often purple or violet, however blue ones can also be found.

Scorpion Grasses

Scorpion Grasses, aka forget me nots.

Also known by the name (Forget-me-nots) and its Greek name Myosotis which means Mouse’s ear, due to its appearance.

Flax

Blue Flax Flower.

Flax grows into a light blue flower, and it’s grown as a crop in certain regions.

Iris

Iris Flower.

It gets its name from the Greek goddess Iris who was associated with the rainbow, because the iris flower can be found in all the different rainbow colors.

Lily of the Nile

Lily of the Nile.

The lily of the Nile is member of the Agapanthus species, it can be found displaying various shades of blue.

Aster

The Aster looks somewhat like a sunflower, it’s often a lilac/lavender color, however darker bluer ones can also be found.

Bluebells

These are often found in Spain, and they range in a strong blue to light blue variations. They hang down and look somewhat like bells, which is how it gets its descriptive name.

Hydrangea

Often found in China, Japan and other east Asia countries, their colorations can vary from magenta to light blue.

Pansy

The Pansy plant is the result of multiple different species, and it grows flowers ranging in different colors.

Blueberries

Blueberries are commonly consumed berries, while usually blue, they can also move towards indigo in color.

Animals

Peacock

Blue Peacock.

The peacock is a colorful bird, their necks are often covered in blue feathers. A-little fact about peacocks, their true name is Peafowl, only the males are called peacocks, the females are called peahens.

Blue Jay

Blue Jay.

The blue Jay is commonly found in North America, its coloration is mostly blue, with some white on its belly area.

Macaw

Blue Macaw.

This parrots feathers come in a wide variety of bright colors.

Eastern Blue Bird

Eastern Blue Bird.

The Eastern blue bird is classed as a thrush, and is common to North America.

Eurasian Blue Tit

Eurasian Blue Tit.

This little bird mostly has blue feathers, with yellow on its underside.

Siamese Fighting Fish

Siamese Fighting Fish.

The Siamese fighting fish is commonly found with a orange, red and blue coloration. It’s native to Southeast Asian countries.

Starfish

Blue Starfish.

Starfish, also called asteroids are peculiar animals which can be found in almost all the colors of the spectrum.

Blue Dasher

Blue Dasher Dragonfly.

The majority of this dragonflies body is light blue in color.

Blue Coral Snake

The blue coral snake, also known as the Malayan coral snake is a particularly striking looking animal. It has red/orange on its head and tail, its body is mainly black with light blue on the outside.

Blue Strip Garter Snake

The blue strip garter snake, or common garter snake as it’s also known, has a dark body with light blue strips all the way along it.

Blue Glaucus

The blue glaucus is a type of sea slug, it’s also known by its other name, the blue dragon.

Blue Lobster

Blue Lobsters are not a different species of lobster, but rather the coloring is caused by an anomaly in their genetics.

Butterfly

Butterflies come in all sorts of different colors. Blue butterflies are one of only a few known animals that have blue pigments, most animals only seem blue due to light scattering.

Poison Dart Frog

There are a few species of frog that have a blue coloration, the poison dart frog is one.

Clam

Some clams can appear blue and purple in color, usually around the mouth or opening area.

Other

Sky

Blue Sky.

The sky appears blue due to the short wavelengths being absorbed and reflected back out by the air. This phenomenon is known as Rayleigh scattering.

Ocean

Blue Ocean.

The ocean often appears blue due to the longer wavelengths being absorbed by the water, therefore reflecting out the shorter blue wavelengths.

Eyes

Blue Eyes.

It’s a fairly common eye color with Caucasian people, however a rare color overall. It’s created due to low levels of melanin in the iris.

Earth

Earth.

Earth is known as the blue planet due to the amount of water that makes up the surface, and the light scattering which occurs in the atmosphere.

Neptune

Neptune.

Neptune has a strong blue coloration, created mostly from the atmosphere, plus the amount of ice on the surface.

Uranus

Uranus is blue for the same reason as Neptune, however it generally has a lighter blue tint in its appearance.

Blue Fire

Blue fire happens due to what is known as complete combustion, this is achieved by a high level of oxygen.