Here are the different kinds of flowers with names that begin with the letter N. With an emphasis on common and easy-to-grow varieties.
Narcissus plant is a genus of bulbous perennial plants that are native to the mountains of southern Europe from France to the Balkans.
Narcissus, also known as Daffodil, have very attractive flowers and they come in a new palette of colors that can be planted in gardens or pots for some color all year long.
Narcissuses blossom between 5-6 petal flowers and are pleasantly scented.
Nasturtiums are commonly grown as a garden ornamental worldwide. They are favored for their showy ruffled flowers and, bright colors.
Nasturtiums produce strong vines, quick to grow and climb high.
The seeds can easily be started indoors and the seedlings transplanted outside after frost danger has passed.
The leaves that are edible – peppery in flavor, similar to watercress.
The Nemesia plant, known in some countries as summer snapdragons or winter-blooming nightshade, is a flowering plant of the family Scrophulariaceae.
Nemesius plants are also called Nemesia or Nemesia strumosa.
Nemesia flowers are mostly characterized by bushiness and fragrant scented, small, star-shaped flowers, with around 5 petals, in various colors.
Nemesia plants grow best in full sunlight and moist soils in warm climates. They can grow up to a height of about 30 cm (12 inches).
They are versatile plant that can be used as a ground cover, borders, or edges in the garden.
Pictured below is a variety with pink flowers but other colors are possible.
Nemophila is a genus of annual flowering plants that are native to the United States.
Nemophilas are typically found in garden beds, along roadsides, and other sunny areas.
They are considered short-lived perennials that only typically last for one season.
Nemophila also goes by the name ‘Baby Blue Eyes’ due to the small blue flowers that they produce.
The Nepeta plant (Nepeta cataria), also known as catnip, catswort or catmint, is best known for its ability to attract cats.
They are herbaceous, short-lived perennial plants and a member of the Lamiaceae or Labiatae family, along with many other well-known members such as mint and basil.
Nerine plant, Nerine bowdenii, is a species of flowering plant in the amaryllis family.
Nerine flower is one of the most popular garden plants and has been extensively hybridized and selected for varied flower colors: pink, red, and white.
Nerine plants are usually well-branched and reach heights of about 18 inches.
They prefer full sun to light shade and need good drainage – they should only be watered when the soil is almost dry.
New Guinea Impatiens
New Guinea impatiens (Impatiens hawkeri) is a species of flowering plants in the family Balsaminaceae.
They do best in bright light conditions and moist, but not soggy soil.
New Guinea impatiens can grow indoors or outdoors as long as they get plenty of sunlight and enough water to prevent drying out.
New Guinea impatiens flowers are typically red, pink, or orange.
New York Ironweed
Nicotiana is a genus of herbaceous plants and shrubs native to the Americas, Australia, southwest Africa, and the South Pacific.
Nicotiana species are known as tobacco plants or by the common name of tobacco.
Nicotiana species produce their flowers in broad daylight and grow abundantly in open fields.
Nodding Wakerobin, also known as Trillium flexipe is a spring-flowering perennial that is most common in the midwestern United States.
Nerium is a fast grower that’s easy to maintain.
It blooms in late spring to late summer and produces a variety of different colored flowers.
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