Flowers That Start With I

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


Iberis sempervirens, the evergreen candytuft or perennial candytuft is often used as a decorative shrub because of the decorative flowers.

Iceland Poppy

 The Iceland poppy (Papaver nudicaule) plant produces showy red flowers in late spring and early summer. 

Iceland-Poppy. Papaver nudicaule.

Ice Plant

The ice plant (Delosperma) is a succulent, perennial ground cover with daisy-like pink flowers

Ice Plant. (Delosperma).


Holly (also known as ilex) is dioecious (from the Greek for “two households”), meaning that each individual holly plant is either male or female. 

Ilex. (Holly).


Hybrids, typically derived from “Busy Lizzie” (the well-known I. walleriana) and the New Guinea Impatiens (I. hawkeri), have commercial importance as garden plants.

Impatiens. (Busy Lizzie).

Indian Blanket

These flowers attract birds and different types of butterflies, tolerate drought and are showy flowers that are easy to grow.

Indian blanket (Gaillardia pulchella)

Indian Pink

This ornamental plant flowers in June and tends to be found low moist woods, ravines, or streambanks in partial or full shade. It will grow 30–61 cm high with a spread of 15–46 cm.

Indian pink (Spigelia marilandica)

Ipheion Uniflorum

Also known by the names Starflower, Spring Starflower. (Amaryllis Family). The flowers range in color from almost white to violet blue.

Ipheion uniflorum. Starflower, Spring Starflower. (Amaryllis Family).

Ipomoea Alba

Ipomoea alba sometimes called the tropical white morning-glory or moonflower or moon vine is night-blooming morning glory. This variety of morning glory produces fragrant white flowers.

Ipomoea alba. (Moonflower Vine).


Ipomoea. (Morning Glory).


Iris. (Iridaceae).

Italian Aster

Statuesque, Aster amellus ‘Grunder’ (Italian Aster) is a very distinctive Aster variety with its profuse and long-lasting sprays of large, deep lavender-blue flowers.

Italian aster (Aster amellus “Veilchenkönigin” VIOLET QUEEN)

Ivy Leaf Geranium 

 Ivy Leaf Geranium is a fast growing, low maintenance, purple vine flower.

Ivyleaf geranium (Pelargonium peltatum)


Ixia maculata is a species of flowering plant in the iris family known by the common name spotted African corn lily. It is native to the Cape Provinces of South Africa, but it is grown widely as an ornamental plant. They produce showy yellow flowers.

Ixia. (Corn Lily). Iris Family.


Ixora is also known as the West Indian Jasmine Flower.

Ixora is also known as the West Indian Jasmine Flower.

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