Flowers That Start With G

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


Gaillardia is also known as the blanket flower. Full sun and very well-drained soil are musts for blanket flowers to thrive.

Gaillardia. Blanket Flower.


Cape jasmine (Gardenia jasminoides), native to China, is a fragrant species sold by florists and grown as an ornamental.

Gardenia. (Jasminoides).

Garden Angelica

Garden angelica (Angelica archangelica)

Garden Balsam

Impatiens balsamina is commonly known as balsam, garden balsam, rose balsam, touch-me-not or spotted snapweed. This variety blooms beautiful purple flowers.

Garden balsam (Impatiens balsamina)

Garden Phlox

Garden Phlox, also called summer phlox, is a sun-loving perennial with a long flowering season. Large clusters of pink flowers are the highlight of these beautiful garden flowers that start with G.

Garden Phlox (Phlox Paniculata)

Garden Rock Cress 

Rock Cress are grown from seeds either directly in your flower garden or seeded indoors for transplanting later. They produce fragrant white flowers.

Garden rockress (Arabis caucasica)

Garden Stock

Garden stock (Matthiola incana)


Geranium. Cranesbill.
Hardy geraniums or cranesbills are perennial plants that belong to the genus Geranium and thrive in temperate climates with cool summers.




At present, there are around forty documented species of gerberas around the world.


Giant Hyssop 

Giant hyssop (Agastache “Blue Fortune”)


Gladiolus. (Iris Family).

Globe Amaranth

Gomphrena globosa, commonly known as globe amaranth, makhmali, and vadamalli, is an edible plant whose flowers can be magenta, purple, red, orange, white, pink, and lilac.

Globe Amaranth (Gomphrena Globosa)

Globe Flower

Globe Flowers are striking perennial wildflowers that bloom in spring. Shaped like a ball, a goblet, or a globe, they produce yellow flowers.

Globe flower (Trollius europaeus)

Globe Thistle

Echinops bannaticus, known as blue globe-thistle, is a species of flowering plant that belongs to the sunflower family.

Globe thistle (Echinops bannaticus “Blue Globe”)


Godetia (Clarkia amoena)

Golden Chamomile

Cota tinctoria, the golden marguerite, yellow chamomile, or oxeye chamomile also goes by the names “dyer’s chamomile”, “Boston daisy”, “Paris daisy”.

Golden Chamomile (Anthemis Tinctoria)

Golden Dew Drop

Common names include golden dewdrop, pigeon berry, and skyflower.

Golden Dew Drop (Duranta Erecta)


Honey from goldenrods often is dark and strong because of the admixtures of other nectars


Gooseneck Loosestrife

Gooseneck loosestrife (Lysimachia clethroides)

Grape Hyacinth

They are most commonly blue, urn-shaped flowers resembling bunches of grapes in the spring. 

Grape Hyacinth. (Muscari).

Great Periwinkle

Although attractive, both Vinca major and Vinca minor may be invasive in some regions where they are introduced species because the rapid spreading chokes out native plant species and alters habitats much like some species of ivy plants.

Great periwinkle (Vinca major)

Greater Masterwort

Greater masterwort (Astrantia major)

Green Strawberry Hedgehog Cactus

Echinocereus enneacanthus is a cactus with cylindrical stems, forming dense or lax clumps either loose decumbent or erect, with 20 to 100 branches, usually branching before flowering. 

It is also called Strawberry Cactus, Strawberry Hedgehog Cactus, Green Strawberry, Green Strawberry Hedgehog, Banana Cactus, Alicoche Banana Cactus, Pitaya, Smallspine Pitaya, Purple Pitaya, Prostrate Hedgehog, Prostrate Hedgehog Cactus, Cob Cactus

Green Strawberry Hedgehog Cactus (Echinocereus Enneacanthus)


The Grevillea longifolia is also known as the fern-leaf spider flower (no relation to tarantulas).


In the Philippines, the gumamela (local name for hibiscus) is used by children as part of a bubble-making pastime. The hibiscus is Hawaii’s state flower. This variety of hibiscus blooms red flowers.

Gumamela (Hibiscus)


Gypsophila. (Baby's Breath).

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