Flowers That Start With K

Here are the various types of flowers with names that begin with the letter K. With an emphasis on common and easy to grow varieties.:

Kaffir Lily

Kaffir lily is a flowering plant with many unique traits, including having large red flowers and strong if not overwhelming fragrance.

Beds of established clivia (kaffir lily, bush lily) can be given a granular fertilizer such as 3:1:5 or 2:3:2 and will benefit from a thick layer of organic mulch such as well-rotted compost, annually.

Kaffir Lily
Kaffir Lily. (Clivia miniata).

Kafir Lily’s sprout clusters of 10 to 20 orange or yellow flowers. However, some varieties also produce red flowers.


Kalmia, or Kalmia latifolia, is a species of flowering plants that are native to the Eastern region of North America.

It has been used for its medicinal properties and was introduced as an ornamental plant in Europe and Asia during the 18th and 19th centuries

Kalmia shrubs are about 0.2–5 m tall.

These shrubs thrive in acidic soils, with different species in wet acid bog habitats and dry, sandy soils.

The beautiful white flowers also have dots of red/pink.

Common name: Mountain Laurel Photographed in Turkey Creek Nature Preserve, Pinson, Alabama

Kangaroo Paw

The 6 cent stamp (illust) of the set of State floral emblem designs issued on 10 July 1968 also featured Red and Green Kangaroo Paw with the caption Kangaroo Paw.

Not sure which of the many types of kangaroos it was fashioned after.

Kangaroo Paw. (Australian Native).

King Protea

King Protea – a beautiful heather-like shrub prized for its use as an ornamental plant.

The king protea is native to South Africa ( national flower since 1976) and is a stout, upright, evergreen shrub with an attractive appearance and interesting flowers.

King protea produces white or pink blooms that appear in spring to early summer.

King Protea typically grows up to 1m tall and wide.

King Protea

Knautia Macedonica

Knautia Macedonica, more commonly known as Macedonian Scabious, is an annual flower in the Caprifoliaceae family.

This is an upright, clump-forming, somewhat short-lived perennial which typically grows 1.5-2′ tall, with blooms occurring between summer and fall.

The flowers are deep purplish-red, domed, and scabiosa-like.

It does best in light to medium shade, moist soil as well as temperature conditions ranging from 14°C to 27°C.

Knautia macedonica. (Macedonian scabious).


Kniphofia or red hot poker plant is a genus of perennial plants that grow in the southern and eastern regions of Africa.

It belongs to the family Asphodelaceae and is usually found close to river banks and on hillsides.

Kniphofia. (Red Hot Poker Plant).


The Kolkwitzia amabilis, also known as the Beauty Bush, is a popular garden shrub that produces delicate white flowers in mid-summer.

Kolkwitzias is native to low altitude forest regions of South America and are unaccustomed to frosty conditions so it is best to keep Kolkwitzias in areas protected from cold weather, such as in a courtyard or garden.

Kolkwitzias can be grown as either a bush or tree and grow to around four meters tall, with long thin branches and smooth bark.

Kolkwitzia. (Beauty Bush). Caprifoliaceae Family.

Knautia Arvensis

Knautia arvensis, also referred to as field scabious, is a herbaceous perennial species of flowering plant in the honeysuckle family.

They blossom into stunning pink flowers (sometimes these flowers can appear lilac in color).

Knautia Arvensis

Kiwi Flowers

Kiwi flowers bloom during the spring and bear fruit during the summer.

Hardy kiwis are dioecious, so male and female flowers develop on separate plants.

For growing kiwi fruit, you need to plant one male vine for every eight or nine female vines. 

Kiwi Fruit Flowers

Kobus Magnolia

The Kobus Magnolia plant is a member of the Magnoliaceae family.

It is native to Asia, northeastern Asia, and Japan.

This evergreen shrub has simple leaves which are shiny dark green above and grayish below.

It bloom during springtime with white flowers which are tinged with pink.

Magnolias are popular garden plants because of their attractive flowers and make a good ornamental plant for landscaping purposes.

It is evergreen and grows up to 32 feet in height with spread 25 feet wide.

Kobus Magnolia

Kyushu Meadow Rue

Kyushu Meadow Rue blooms in late spring or early summer. The showy lavender flowers are sweetly scented and attract bees and different types of butterflies.


Kalanchoe is a genus of about 125 species of tropical, succulent flowering plants in the family Crassulaceae, mainly native to the Old World.

The fleshy leaves are generally rounded to oval. With proper care, Kalanchoes produces beautiful orange flowers that last for months.

Kalanchoe species normally grow low to the ground, but some form taller stems when in deep shade or in pots that prevent them from touching the ground.

These are widely grown houseplants.


King’s Mantle

King’s Mantle plant is an evergreen shrub.

It grows in many places such as North America (Canada and the United States), Europe and South Africa.

King’s mantle plants can be found generally near marshes or pools of water. King’s Mantle receives its name from the resemblance of its flower to a King’s Crown.

They produce exuberant purple flowering plants that can improve the look of any garden.

They grow no taller than six feet in height and six-feet wide, making the King’s Mantle easy to fit into any dimensions you have

King’s Mantle

Keli Flower

Keli Flower

Also known as the Canna Lily.

Kiss Me Not Flower

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