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”)

Daffodil

There are over 50 types of Daffodil plants that grow on different continents including North America and Europe. They can be grown in flower beds, borders, and rock gardens.

This flower has a long flowering period that extends from late winter to spring depending on the Daffodil plant variety.

Daffodil plants can be planted anytime in temperate climates during the fall and winter months, but it is best to plant them whilst the Daffodil plant fibers are still soft.

Daffodil. (Narcissus).

Dahlia

Dahlias produce beautiful pink flowers and are part of the Asteraceae (Aster) family. This also includes daisies and sunflowers.

Dahlias usually grow about 3 to 4 feet tall and are mostly located around Mexico, California, the United States, Africa, and Central America.

Dahlia. (Aster Family).

Daisy

The Daisy flower is a symbol of innocence, purity, beauty, and honesty. The flowers have been used through many cultures as symbols for fertility, birth, good fortune, and happiness – often used in weddings.

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Daisys are unique flowers where the whole head is known to close at night, before opening again in the morning.

Daisy. (Aster Family).

Daphne

Daphne. (Daphne odora, Winter Daphne).

Day Lilly

Daylilies are available in a wide variety of sizes and colors.

They are very popular among gardeners and even professional horticulturalists due to the array of attractive flowers they produce.

Day Lily. (Hemerocallis).

Delosperma

Delosperma nubigenum, otherwise known as the ice plant, is native to particular mountainous regions of South Africa.

Delosperma hail from rocky, dry regions (hence their name, which means “hard fruit”) and make striking container plants with their frosted leaves and delicate blooms.

Delospermas have been making appearances in gardens for decades, but are slowly becoming recognized as some of the best hardy succulents for cooler climates.

Delospermas are also easy to propagate from cuttings or seeds, making them a rewarding plant to grow.

This is a succulent that has incredible durability even during the harshest of winters.

Delosperma (Delosperma nubigenum)

Delphinium

Delphiniums are beautiful, hardy flowers that come in many colors, typically bluish-purple or white.

Delphinium flowers bloom in early summer with long spikes of clustered blossoms that provide a dramatic backdrop to the rest of the garden.

Delphinium flower plants can grow up to six feet tall.

Delphinium. (Larkspur). Ranunculus Family.

Desert Rose

The Desert Rose, scientifically known as Adenium obesum, is a beautiful ornamental plant.

It blooms in the spring and summer months, although it can grow year-round in some regions.

They are a popular favorite among gardeners because of their colorful blooms and easy care requirements.

Although Desert Roses can be grown outdoors throughout the year in warmer climates, this tropical cactus plant prefers filtered light or partial shade during cold weather periods to stay healthy outside.

Desert Rose. (Dogbane).

Deutzia

Deutzia (Deutzia pulchra)

Dianella

Dianella has yellow flowers which bloom throughout the entire year. This flower comes in shades of blue, purple, pink, and white.

Dianella is commonly used as a ground cover plant due to their dense foliage which provides excellent coverage for other plants like cacti or succulents.

They are also often used to attract butterflies into the garden.

Dianella.-Flax-Lily

Dianthus

Dianthus is a genus of about 300 species within the Caryophyllaceae family. They are a popular ornamental garden plant that come in many colors.

Most Dianthus flower photos show pink Dianthus flowers with red markings on the petals.

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

Diascia 

Diascia. (Twin Spur).

Dichondra

Dichondra. Morning Glory Family. (Convolvulus).

Dietes

Dietes. (Wild Iris). Iridaceae Family.

Dittany

Dittany flower is a perennial plant of the mint family Lamiaceae. Dittany flowers grow in most regions of the Northern Hemisphere.

They are very fragrant and attract bees and butterflies.

Dittany flowers are often used as a remedy for colds, coughs, and fever in traditional herbal medicine, but at present, there is no scientific evidence to support these claims.

Dittany (Dictamnus albus)

Dutch Iris

Dutch Iris. (Iris hollandica). Iridaceae Family.

Dutchman’s Pipe Cactus

Dutchman’s pipe is a member of the cactus family and produces beautiful flowers. It can be grown as an indoor houseplant or an outdoor plant in warmer climates.

Dutchman’s pipe cactus will produce yellow to red flowers during late summer and early fall.

Dutchman’s Pipe Cactus (Epiphyllum Oxypetalum)

Dutchman’s Breeches

Dutchman’s breeches (Dicentra cucullaria), also known as Dutchman’s britches, squirrel corn, and, less frequently, Dutchmansbreeches and Dutch man’s boot.

These are low-growing woodland wildflower perennials native to the eastern United States (rich wood areas at low to middle elevations) and only grow up to 0.5 meters tall.

They blossom with 1-sided clusters of fragrant white flowers borne in winter through early spring.

The flower itself sits atop a single upright stem with long, oval leaves growing opposite each other along the stem.

Dutchmans breeches (Dicentra cucullaria)

Dwarf Crested Iris

The Dwarf Crested Iris is an iris species that grows about three feet in height. It can grow in shaded areas and it prefers soil that is rich with organic matter.

Dwarf irises are commonly found near or under pine trees in eastern North America.

They will bloom in the spring months, typically in April in the Northern Hemisphere, where they produce a purple flower.

Dwarf crested iris (Iris cristata)

Dyer’s Chamomile

Dyer’s Chamomile or Golden Marguerite is a robust yet generally weak perennial flower.

They typically die during the late summer.

Yet, the pleasantly-smelling yellow flowers tend to last a long time (two to three weeks, on average).

Dyer’s chamomile (Anthemis tinctoria “Kelwayi”)

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