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

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).

Dahlia

Dahlias belong to the Asteraceae (Aster) family along with daisies and sunflowers.

Dahlia. (Aster Family).

Daisy

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. (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

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)

Delphinium

The different genus Consolida (an annual) is also commonly called ‘larkspur’.

Delphinium. (Larkspur). Ranunculus Family.

Desert Rose

Common names include Sabi star, kudu, mock azalea, impala lily and desert rose. 

Desert Rose. (Dogbane).

Deutzia

Deutzia (Deutzia pulchra)

Dianella

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

Dianella.-Flax-Lily

Dianthus

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 

Diascia. (Twin Spur).

Dichondra

Dichondra. Morning Glory Family. (Convolvulus).

Dietes

Dietes. (Wild Iris). Iridaceae Family.

Dittany

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 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 (Anthemis tinctoria “Kelwayi”)

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