101+ Flower Names In Alphabetical Order

Flowering plants produce flowers. The flower is part of the plant’s reproductive system. Usually, flowers are remarkably colorful (red, blue, green, purple, pink, orange, yellow, etc.) and have a sweet scent. The sweet scent allows the flower to be attractive to different types of animals, which then unknowingly help transfer pollen to other plants.

There are several different types of flowers, and not only are they attractive to animals, but humans have taken a liking to them as well. Flowers can be used to beautify a garden, as a gift for a loved one, or as medicine and food. There are even flower delivery services like ProFlowers and 1-800-Flowers that specialize in selling fresh flowers online.

Flower names are also popular names for children as well. For example, Rose, Violet, Daisy, Hyacinth are all different names for flowers that humans also use. There are wedding flowers that are usually white but can be of any color depending on the bride’s taste. There are even edible flowers. For example, you can have candied daisy, roses, or even violet.

You can see a basic list of flower names from A To Z on this page with a focus on standard and easy to grow types of flowers (click the links for pictures, more flowers, and details). As a note of reference, there are between 250,000 to 400,000 flowering species of plants.

Here is the List of Flower Names A To Z. Common And Easy To Grow Types.

Flower Names That Start With A

  • Acacia
  • Acanthus
  • Aloe, Socotrine
  • Amaranth
  • American ash
  • Angelica
  • Anthericum
  • Arum
  • Arum, Fly-catching
  • Ash-leaved Trumpet-flower
  • Aspen
  • Aster, China

Flower Names That Start With B

  • Barberry
  • Basil
  • Bellflower
  • Bellflower, pyramidal
  • Bindweed, field
  • Bindweed, purple
  • Blackthorn
  • Bladder, senna
  • Bluebottle
  • Borage
  • Bramble
  • Broom, prickly
  • Broom, Spanish
  • Broomrape
  • Bryony
  • Buck-bean
  • Bugloss
  • Burdock

Plant Names That Start With C

  • Cactus
  • Catch-fly, night-flowering
  • Celsia, great-flowered
  • Christmas aconite
  • Cinquefoil
  • Clianthus
  • Clove pink
  • Columbine
  • Coltsfoot
  • Coriander
  • Crowfoot, meadow
  • Crowfoot, marsh
  • Crown Imperial

Flower Names That Start With D

  • Dahlia
  • Daffodil
  • Daisy, double
  • Daisy, single
  • Daisy, wild
  • Dandelion
  • Date, plum
  • Daylily, yellow
  • Dittany of Crete
  • Dittany of Crete
  • Dittany, white
  • Dock
  • Dodder
  • Dragon-plant

Flower Names That Start With E

  • Elastic Momordica
  • Enchanter’s Nightshade
  • Everlasting

Flower Names That Start With F

  • Fennel
  • Fieldrush
  • Fig Marigold
  • Foxglove

Flower Names That Start With G

  • Geranium, clouded
  • Geranium, rose
  • Geranium, scarlet
  • Gilliflower, Mahon’s
  • Gilliflower, stock
  • Goat’s rue
  • Goosefoot

Flower Names That Start With H

  • Hazel
  • Hedysarum
  • Heath
  • Helenium, smooth
  • Hepatica
  • Hibiscus
  • Hogbean
  • Hollow-root
  • Holly
  • Hollyhock
  • Honesty
  • Honeysuckle
  • Hornbeam
  • Hortensia
  • Hyacinth, expanded
  • Hyacinth, garden
  • Hyacinth, wild
  • Hybrid crinum

Flower Names That Start With I

  • Indian cane
  • Ipomea tricolor
  • Iris
  • Ivy

Flower Names That Start With J

  • Jamaica plum
  • Japan rose
  • Jasmine
  • Jessamine, common white
  • Jessamine, rose
  • Jessamine, Spanish

Flower Names That Start With K

The King’s Spear stalk can grow up to 4 feet (1.22 m) in height and is covered with bright yellow flowers.

  • King’s Spear

Flower Names That Start With L

  • Laburnum
  • Lady’s bedstraw
  • Lady’s-eardrop, fuchsia
  • Larch
  • Larkspur
  • Laurel
  • Laurestine
  • Lavender
  • Lichen
  • Lilac
  • Lilac, white
  • Lily
  • Lily, Lent
  • Lily of the valley
  • Lucerne

Flower Names That Start With M

  • Madder
  • Madder, yellow
  • Manchineel
  • Mandrake
  • Marigold, cape
  • Marigold, garden
  • Marshmallow
  • Marvel of Peru
  • Meadow saffron
  • Meadowsweet
  • Mezereon
  • Milfoil
  • Milkwort
  • Mistletoe
  • Motherwort
  • Mugwort
  • Myrtle

Flower Names That Start With N

  • Narcissus, white
  • Nettle
  • Nightshade
  • Nosegay

Flower Names That Start With O

  • Ophrys, fly orchid
  • Ophrys, spider orchid
  • Orange blossom
  • Osmunda

Flower Names That Start With P

  • Pansy
  • Parsley
  • Pasque flower
  • Passion flower
  • Peony
  • Peppermint
  • Periwinkle
  • Persian Candytuft
  • Pheasant’s eye
  • Pimpernel, red
  • Pink Musk
  • Polemonium
  • Pomegranate
  • Prickly pear
  • Prickly poppy, white
  • Primrose
  • Privet

Flower Names That Start With Q

  • Quaker Ladies
  • Queen Anne’s Lace
  • Queen’s Cup
  • Queen of the Meadow
  • Quince

Flower Names That Start With R

  • Reed
  • Restharrow
  • Rose
  • Rose, hundred-leaved
  • Rosebay willowherb
  • Rosemary
  • Round-leaved sundew
  • Rue

Flower Names That Start With S

  • Saffron
  • Sage
  • Sea Lavender
  • Sensitive plant
  • Silverweed
  • Snowball
  • Snowdrop
  • Southernwood
  • Speedwell
  • Star of Bethlehem
  • Star of Bethlehem, pyramidal
  • Starwort
  • Succory
  • Sunflower
  • Sweet Sultan, yellow
  • Sweet William
  • Syringa

Flower Names That Start With T

  • Tares
  • Teasel
  • Thyme
  • Toadflax
  • Touch-me-not
  • Tuberose
  • Tulip
  • Turnsol

Flower Names That Start With U

  • Urn Plan
  • Ursinia
  • Uva Ursi

Flower Names That Start With V

  • Valerian, red
  • Venus’s Looking Glass
  • Vervain
  • Violet Ivy
  • Violet, sweet
  • Violet, white
  • Virgin’s Bower
  • Virginia Cowslip
  • Virginia Spiderwort

Flower Names That Start With W

  • Wake-robin
  • Wallflower
  • Water lily, peltated
  • Water lily, white
  • Water lily, yellow
  • Willowherb, purple
  • Woad
  • Wood Anemone
  • Wood sorrel
  • Wormwood
  • Wreath of Roses

Flower Names That Start With X

  • Xanthoceras sorbifolium
  • Xeranthemum
  • Xerophyllum
  • Xylobium
  • Xylosma

Flower Names That Start With Y

The yew flower is actually the cone of the evergreen yew tree. | Source

  • Yarrow
  • Yellow Bell
  • Yellow-Eyed Grass
  • Yew

Flower Names That Start With Z

Zephyranthes is also called rain flower and fairy lily.

  • Zenobia
  • Zephyranthes
  • Zinnia elegans

Beautiful Flower Names for Babies

Names for GirlsNames for Boys
AsterSage
LilyWilliam (for Sweet William!)
RosemaryReed
VioletDrake (for Mandrake)
LaurelHeath

Types of Flowers

We can identify the different types of flowers because there are only two main flower types: Monocots or Dicots. Monocotyledons or monocots are flowering plants, the seeds of which contain only one embryonic leaf. The dicotyledons or dicots is where the seed has two embryonic leaves or cotyledons

The Difference Between Monocots and Dicots

MonocotyledonDicotyledon
One leaf rises from the cotyledon.Two leaves rise from the cotyledon.
The leaves have parallel veins.The leaves from branching networks.
They have fibrous root systems.They have a tap root system.
Petals appear to be in combinations of 3.Petals can be in combinations of 4 or 5.
Stamens appear to be in combinations of 3.Stamens can be in combinations of 4 or 5.
Example of monocot: LilyExample of a dicot: Rose

Lists of Monocots and Dicots

List of MonocotyledonsList of Dicotyledons
Lily: Oriental Lily, Day LilyRose
TulipDaisy
OrchidSweet Pea
BluebellCosmos
DaffodilNasturtium
JonquilHollyhock
CrocusFoxglove
FreesiaPortulaca (Moss Rose)
AmaryllisBegonia
Lily of the ValleyRanuculus
Day FlowerMarigold
Lesser CelandinePansy
Agapanthus

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