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:
Dahlias belong to the Asteraceae (Aster) family along with daisies and sunflowers.
The name “daisy” is considered a corruption of “day’s eye” because the whole head closes at night and opens in the morning.
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.
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
The different genus Consolida (an annual) is also commonly called ‘larkspur’.
Common names include Sabi star, kudu, mock azalea, impala lily and desert rose.
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.
Dictamnus albus, commonly called dittany, is an upright, clump-forming, woody-based, herbaceous perennial which features rigid, vertical stems typically growing 2-4′ tall.
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.
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.
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.
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