Types of Flowers


A summertime bloomer, abutilon is a shrub. Flowers on this plant can range in color from white to purple-blue.

The stems contain grey, hairy leaves and saucer-shaped blooms. The shrub can reach a height of around 15 feet, and you can choose from various hybrids that have been created.


Acacias have delicate, fluffy, golden blooms. These soft, vulnerable plants thrive in protected gardens far from the harsh winters of northern latitudes.

These, often called wattle, typically bloom in the first few weeks of spring. If they aren’t adequately pruned, they can grow to be seven feet tall.


Many people choose to grow aconite in their gardens even though it is a toxic plant with a stunning appearance. The plant is endemic to hilly regions and typically has blue-purple or yellow flowers.

The scapes are an excellent accent to the back of flower gardens because they can grow tall, frequently reaching at least three feet.

Black Daisy

A perennial, the African Daisy has flowers available in various hues, including red, gold, and blue.

They are distinguished by having leaves with a silvery tint and a darker center. These blooms grow beautifully in gardens, container plants, or cut flower bouquets.


A range of hues and heights are available in agapanthus. These colorful, stunning blossoms are made up of blue and purple hues.

They make a great border plant or addition to your container garden because they flower for a long time. Some species are genuinely evergreen and enjoy the sunlight.


Ageratums are additionally referred to as floss flowers. The flowers these plants produce are fluffy and stay for a long time.

The flowers are available in pink and bicolor, among other hues. You can choose the ideal size for your edging or bedding because they are available in dwarf and tall types.


Throughout portions of America, Asia, and Europe, you can find an alchemilla, sometimes known as a lady’s mantle. The flowering period of the plant, which blooms from early summer through fall, is yellow-green.

This herb has numerous alleged purposes as a herb, including for lactation and the healing of wounds, and it can be used in meals like salads.

Child’s Breath

Another name for gypsophila is baby’s breath. These hardy annuals are frequently used in bouquets of cut flowers.

Although pink or rose hues are available, white blossoms are the most typical color. Both tall plants up to two feet tall and wide and dwarf variants of the plant are available.

Floating Flower

The Chinese bellflower or Platycodon are other names for the balloon flower. This plant has a short flowering season and is a perennial herb.

The blossoms are a light shade of blue, white, or pale pink. These are compact and spread slowly. Therefore you should identify their location to prevent pulling them out as weeds.


Pot marigold, or English marigold, is another name for the calendula plant. It tends to develop quickly and is a tough plant, although it requires full sunlight.

Various yellows, oranges, and even greens can be seen in the blossoms. By planting the seeds directly into the earth, the plant is simple to grow. The height of the plants varies from 12 to 28 inches.


One of the most frequently planted bulbs worldwide is daffodil. These plants typically have a bloom with two distinct shades of yellow, with yellow being their most prevalent color.

A stalk as little as three inches for dwarf kinds or as tall as 20 inches for bigger plants supports the flower as it blooms. Did you know the daffodil is the flower for March birthdays?


Sambucus species, known as elder or elderberry, is also known as an elder. The plant can either develop into a shrub or a tree.

Birds frequently consume the berries, but pollinators like bees are drawn to the blossoms. The plant has culinary and medicinal applications and can be finished with dishes like elderflower wine or elderberry jam.

A Fall

Colchicum autumnale and meadow saffron are other names for the fall crocus. The leaves don’t appear until the flowers have emerged from the corm.

These have no connection to true crocuses. The plants produce pink, lilac, and white flowers in bloom. The bulbs typically require little maintenance.


The cranesbill plant is another name for geranium. A Hardy perennial with protracted flowering periods is this flower.

While regular geraniums can grow as tall as 39 inches, dwarf varieties may only reach 6 inches in height. Violet, pink, and rose are just a few of the many hues flowers can take on as they grow.


A broadleaf evergreen, Scottish Heather is a plant. Northern North America and northern Eurasia are both included in their native range.

The heather flower grows well in full sun to medium shade and has risen- to purplish-pink-colored blossoms. Climates with high temperatures and humidity do not favor this plant.

Water Plant

Another name for the Ice Plant is Delosperma. This succulent plant is native to South Africa and spreads as it matures into a mat.

The plant can spread to two feet but is frequently barely three inches off the ground. The Ice Plant does not thrive in sticky situations and has glossy red-purple blossoms.


Yarrow, also called Achillea, is a perennial that yields mainly while blooming from mid-late spring to late summer. A variety of colors, including scarlet and apricot, have been developed. Although they are resilient and straightforward to grow, care must be taken to avoid these plants from taking over the garden where they are placed.


The southeastern United States is home to the semi-evergreen shrub known as Zenobia. The height of Zenobia varies from 3 to 10 feet, depending on the situation. It also goes by the names Dusty Zenobia and Honey-cup. White bell-shaped flowers bloom between May and June which are a bit larger than lily-of-the-valley blossoms. Waxy, frosted-looking leaves are present.