Here’s a list of flower names that begin with the letter H. With an emphasis on common and easy to grow varieties:
The English common names heath and heather are shared by some closely related genera of similar appearance.
Nandina domestica commonly known as nandina, heavenly bamboo or sacred bamboo, is a species of flowering plant native to eastern Asia from the Himalayas to Japan.
Hebe is also known as the ‘Showy Speedwell’ and it’s native to New Zealand. Although, you can find it in other parts of the world these days.
Helenium or Sneezeweed is a member of the sunflower family.
Heliotrope (Cherry Pie Plant) is a bushy, evergreen, short-lived shrub with dense clusters of bright purple flowers, notable for their intense, rather vanilla-like fragrance.
Hellebores thrive best in rich, moist and well-drained soil. They are also known as the Winter Rose.
Blueberries produced from the highbush varieties are mostly used fresh.
Alcea rosea, the common hollyhock, is an ornamental plant. Fun fact, fungus overwinters on the few green leaves remaining at the base of hollyhocks and perennial mallows, and may also survive within the crown of the plant.
Lunaria annua, called honesty or annual honesty in English, is a species of flowering plant whose name means “moon-shaped” and refers to the shape and appearance of the seedpods.
Hooker’s Orchid Cactus
Hooker’s Orchid Cactus is a climbing cactus that produces a loose mass of long, flat, strappy foliage that results in a lovely sculptural effect. The flowers open only at night and close by morning.
These plants are easy-to-grow and long-lived, Hostas (Plantain Lilies) are shade-loving perennials that are highly prized by gardeners for their elegance and attractive foliage.
The common garden Hyacinth, Hyacinth Orientalis, originated in Anatolia and was brought to Europe in the 16th century.
Hybrid Tuberous Begonia
Generally speaking, acidic soil, with a pH lower than 6.0, yields blue or lavender-blue hydrangea blooms. Alkaline soil, with a pH above 7.0, promotes pinks and reds. With a pH between 6 and 7, the blooms turn purple or bluish-pink.
The name “St. John’s Wort” refers to any member of the Hypericum family.
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