Flowers That Start With E

Here’s a list of flower names that begin with the letter E. With an emphasis on common and easy to grow varieties:

Ear-leaved Tickseed 

Native to Central America, the Ear-leaved Tickseed flower is a gorgeous addition to any garden.

Ear-leaf tickseed flowers are also sometimes called (and listed as) Coreopsis auriculata or bigleaf tickseeds. What’s interesting about Ear-leaved Tickseeds is that they’re actually vines instead of shrubs; however, they act like bushes by producing hundreds of flowers in their annual lifespan (about two years).

Ear-leaved Tickseeds grow rapidly and can reach nearly ten feet tall if left unpruned.

This makes them perfect for creating living arches above doorways or creating privacy screens along the sides of homes.

They are typically yellow in color.

Ear-leaved tickseed (Coreopsis)

Eastern Coneflower

Eastern coneflower (Rudbeckia hirta) is an Eastern North America perennial wildflower that blooms in the summer, with long-lasting bright orange flowers.

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Eastern coneflowers attract butterflies and birds, but they can be invasive if allowed to spread without control.

While Eastern coneflowers are available commercially, they can be grown from seed outside in most areas where Eastern coneflower grows naturally.

Eastern coneflower (Echinacea “Snow Cone”)

Eastern Purple Coneflower

Eastern purple coneflower is a perennial that can be found in Eastern North America, Eastern Canada and Eastern United States.

It belongs to the Echinacea genus of flowering plants within the sunflower family.

Eastern purple coneflower’s showy flowers are not delicate like other echinaceas but are instead sturdy and weather resistant.

The blooms are daisy-like, with peach or pink ray petals surrounding a large orange to brown central cone.

Eastern purple coneflower is adaptable and easy to grow, tolerating almost any soil except soggy sites.

Eastern Purple Coneflower (Echinacea)

Echinacea

Echinacea is also known as purple coneflower and black-eyed Susan (which comes from the cone-shaped center of the flower resembling an inverted black-eyed Susan).

Echinacea is known for its medicinal benefits, used in traditional herbal remedies since the 19th century. Echinacea preparations are widely available over-the-counter in various forms, including capsules, extracts, teas, liquid, and dried powder.

A mass of pink Cone flowers

Echinopsis

Echinopsis is a large genus of cacti.

Echinopsis is derived from the Greek word echinos, meaning “spiny,” and opsis, meaning “resembling.”

Echinopsis species produce very showy flowers that last only one day.

They are originally from South America and grow naturally in Argentina, Peru, and Bolivia.

Echinopsis (Echinopsis Thelegona)

Echium

An Echium flower is a rare plant that has the same name as the Echium genus it belongs to. Echium flowers are also known as Echium wildpretii or Echium vulgare.

Echium flower has 3 petals, 5 stamens, and 2 carpels, which make up for what is referred to as a bisexual flower.

Echium flowers are blue in color with red anthers, but they may also be white or pink.

Echium blooms form at the end of Echinopsis stems between July and September.

Their long bluish-purple spurs guarantee nectar will be available for insects who carry out pollination for this particular type of flowering plant.

Echium. (Boraginaceae).
Echium. (Boraginaceae).

Egyptian Star Flower

The Egyptian Star Flower (also known as the African Daisy or Dimorphotheca), is a wildflower that belongs to the sunflower family.

They are native to the African continent, where they can be seen in abundance in marshes and wetlands.

It is an annual plant with a somewhat woody stem and white-to-beige colored petals. They mostly have eight long petals and are somewhat unusual in appearance.

Egyptian star flower (Pentas lanceolata)

Elecampane

Elecampane (Inula helenium)

English Bluebell

The English Bluebell flower is a beautiful blue, violet, or white flowering plant that looks stunning in any garden.

Their name is of course from the color of the flowers and where they originate. It has long since been one of the most popular English plants to grow at home.

This beauty can be found all over England and across parts of Europe as well. Although, you will also find them being grown around areas of North America too where they have been introduced.

English Bluebell

English Daisy

The English Daisy flower is a white blooming, petite daisy plant that blossoms during the early summer season.

You can find English Daisy plants in many areas around the world, including Asia and South America.

However, this particular flower stays true to its name and prefers cooler climates like those within England’s borders.

English Daisies grow on green stems that are lined with lance-shaped leaves that get smaller as they near each end of the stem.

English Daisies can be anywhere upwards of around 7 inches and they usually grow in large clusters.

The petals are small and white, with yellow centers that create a beautiful contrast with the flower’s green leaves and brown seeds.

English daisy (Bellis perennis)

Erica

Erica Australis

Erigeron

Erigeron flowers are also known by name “phoenix flower” or “bloodwort”.

Erigeron plants have a bushy appearance with alternate, fern-like leaves and small daisy-like flowers that comes in colors red, pink and white.

They are found across the world especially in Europe, Asia, and North America.

Erigeron. (Seaside Daisy).

Euphorbia cyathophora

Euphorbia cyathophora, also known as the African milk tree or candelabra bush, is a species in the Euphorbiaceae family (subfamily Euphorbioideae).

It is an erect shrub up to 1.5 metres tall at maturity.

Its flowers are white, cream-colored, or pale green; they are produced in small heads which may resemble umbels (flat-topped groupings of buds that all arise from one point).

Euphorbia cyathophora. (Mexican Fire Plant, Summer Poinsettia).

Eustoma

Eustoma is a genus of purple-flowering plants commonly grown in gardens.

Eustomias can grow on bushes, shrubs, or vines. They produce large fragrant flowers shaped like tube bells that range in color from white with rose streaks to pink to red.

Eustoma. (Lisianthus).

Eve’s Needle Cactus


Eve’s Needle Cactus Eve’s needle cactus is a unique cactus found in Madagascar and can reach heights of up to 3 feet.

Eve’s needle cactus is so-named because it has long, sharp spines that resemble knitting needles.

It produces pink flowers during the springtime and requires only moderate care to thrive as a houseplant.

Eve’s needle cactus can be purchased online or from your local garden store.

Evening Primerose

The Evening Primrose is a small white flower that blooms in the evening and often hides under larger flowering plants during daylight hours.

It tends to grow along shady roadsides or areas with trees or shrubs nearby.

Evening Primroses were named for their tendency to open towards the end of the day, appearing like small primroses in white. 

When Evening Primrose flowers come into bloom, they begin to release a sweet scent from their petals which entice insects and other pollen-seeking creatures.

Evening Primrose. (Sun Cup, Sun Drop).

Everlasting Daisy

Everlasting Daisy
Everlasting Daisy

Everlasting Flower

Everlasting-Flower-Helichrysum-Bracteatum

Evolvus

Evolvulus nuttallianus is a species of flowering plant in the morning-glory family known by the common name shaggy dwarf morning-glory.

Evolvulus (Evolvulus nuttallianus)

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