Flowers That Start With D

Here’s a list of the different names of flowers that begin with the letter D. With an emphasis on common and easy to grow types:

Dalmation Bellflower

Dalmatian bellflower (Campanula portenschlagiana “Aurea”)


Narcissus is a genus of predominantly spring perennial plants. Various common names including daffodil, daffadowndilly, narcissus, and jonquil are used to describe all or some members of the genus.

Daffodil. (Narcissus).


Dahlias belong to the Asteraceae (Aster) family along with daisies and sunflowers. They produce beautiful pink flowers.

Dahlia. (Aster Family).


The name “daisy” is considered a corruption of “day’s eye” because the whole head closes at night and opens in the morning. 

Daisy. (Aster Family).


Daphne. (Daphne odora, Winter Daphne).

Day Lilly

Daylilies are available in a wide variety of sizes and colors. Gardening enthusiasts and professional horticulturalists have long bred daylily species for their attractive flowers

Day Lily. (Hemerocallis).


Delosperma nubigenum, commonly called ice plant, is native to certain mountainous areas of South Africa. It is a succulent, mat-forming species that reportedly has the best winter hardiness of the ice plants currently in cultivation

Delosperma (Delosperma nubigenum)


The different genus Consolida (an annual) is also commonly called ‘larkspur’. This variety of delphinium produces clusters of bright blue flowers.

Delphinium. (Larkspur). Ranunculus Family.

Desert Rose

Common names include Sabi star, kudu, mock azalea, impala lily, and desert rose. The flowers are usually pinkish to red hues.

Desert Rose. (Dogbane).


Deutzia (Deutzia pulchra)


Dianella is a flowering plant and they are commonly called flax lilies.



Dianthus barbatus, sweet William, is a species of flowering plant in the carnation family, native to southern Europe and parts of Asia. It has become a popular ornamental garden plant.

Dianthus. (Pinks, Sweet William). Carnation Family.


Diascia. (Twin Spur).


Dichondra. Morning Glory Family. (Convolvulus).


Dietes. (Wild Iris). Iridaceae Family.


Dictamnus albus, commonly called dittany, is an upright, clump-forming, woody-based, herbaceous perennial which features rigid, vertical stems typically growing 2-4′ tall.

Dittany (Dictamnus albus)

Dutch Iris

Dutch Iris. (Iris hollandica). Iridaceae Family.

Dutchman’s Pipe Cactus

Epiphyllum oxypetalum is an erect or semi-erect, branching, epiphytic cactus up to 20 feet (6 m) tall with cylindrical stems, bearing elliptic, leaf-like, scalloped, dark green branches. 

Dutchman’s Pipe Cactus (Epiphyllum Oxypetalum)

Dutchman’s Breeches

Dicentra cucullaria, or Dutchman’s breeches, is a perennial herbaceous plant, native to the rich woods of eastern North America, with a disjunct population in the Columbia Basin. The common name Dutchman’s breeches derives from their white flowers that look like white breeches.

Dutchmans breeches (Dicentra cucullaria)

Dwarf Crested Iris

The flowers of Iris cristata can vary from purple to lavender-blue to white. It’s a perennial plant, endemic to the eastern United States.

Dwarf crested iris (Iris cristata)

Dyer’s Chamomile

Dyer’s Chamomile or Golden Marguerite is a hardy but weak perennial flower because it usually dies in the late summer. But, the fragrant yellow flowers last a long time (two to three weeks).

Dyer’s chamomile (Anthemis tinctoria “Kelwayi”)

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