Bellossom is a Grass type Pokemon introduced in Generation II. It evolves from Gloom when exposed to a Sun Stone. It is one of Oddish‘s final forms, the other being Vileplume. Take a look below for 26 fun and fascinating facts about Bellossom.
1. Bellossom is a primarily green Pokemon with circular blue eyes and red markings on its cheeks.
2. It has two bright red flowers on its head and green and yellow leaves around its waist that resemble a skirt, all adding to the appearance of a hula dancer.
3. Bellossom’s petals are said to be more beautiful the worse the Gloom it evolved from smelled.
4. When it rubs the petals on its head together, it creates a pleasing sound.
5. Bellossom does not possess feet; in the anime, its center-most leaves bent as it was getting ready to spring, suggesting that it uses its leaves as substitutes for feet or legs. However, the Pokédex does classify it as a biped.
6. Bellossom is often seen dancing and chanting.
7. In particular, Bellossom dances when cloudy weather persists, or when the heavy rainfall season ends and it is drawn out by the warm sunlight.
8. Being the result of an evolution via evolutionary stone, Bellosom is rarely found in the wild, though they can be found in grassy plains.
9. In its Gold and Silver artwork, and artwork made earlier, Bellossom’s body is shown with a blue color instead of its usual green. This color is similar to that of its evolutionary relatives and its Shiny color in Generation II.
10. Bellossom is the only single-type Pokémon that evolves from a dual-type Pokémon while keeping one of its original types.
11. Bellossom shares its category with Vileplume and Bellsprout. They are all known as the Flower Pokémon.
12. In Generation II, Bellossom could not learn Sludge Bomb from TM36, despite its pre-evolutions being able to do so. This was changed starting in Generation III.
13. Bellossom may be based on a Rafflesia keithii and a hula dancer. Judging from its body structure and Pokédex entries, it may also be based on a bell.
14. Bellossom is a combination of bella or belle (Spanish and French for pretty) and blossom. It may also involve bell.
15. Two Bellossom appeared in Flower Power in a major role. A girl named Bailey had a pair that she nicknamed Belle and Bella, and she wanted them to be able to do a dance, but one of them was having trouble with the somersault that this dance required.
16. Multiple Bellossom appeared in Whichever Way the Wind Blows. In the episode, there was a meadow in which Gloom evolved by collecting sediments of either Leaf Stones or Sun Stones that blew in the wind. However, the Vileplume and Bellossom were feuding in that area.
17. A Bellossom appeared in Strategy Begins at Home!, under the ownership of Noelle. It is very protective of her, and would team up with Brock’s Croagunk in keeping its Trainer away from Noelle.
18. A Bellossom appeared in Thawing an Icy Panic!, under the ownership of a female Trainer. Chespin wanted to give it a flower, but it refused its request.
19. A Bellossom appeared in PK20, where it celebrated its birthday.
20. A Bellossom appeared in Pikachu and the Pokémon Music Squad. It was among the Pokémon living in a forest.
21. Bellossom debuted in Pikachu’s Rescue Adventure.
22. A Bellossom appeared in Tricks of the Trade as one of the Pokémon seen at the Pokémon Swap Meet in Palmpona.
23. Two Bellossom appeared in The Grass Route. One belonged to Ephraim’s parents, and another belonged to a Trainer participating in the Grass Tournament.
24. Three Bellossom appeared in Houndoom’s Special Delivery, where they were seen dancing in a grassy field and Togepi joined in.
25. Three Bellossom appeared in Brock’s dream in Sick Daze, where they were dancing and singing.
26. Two Bellossom made cameo appearances in Arceus and the Jewel of Life. One of them appeared in the opening sequence, where it was seen in an Aroma Lady’s field of flowers.