Flowers That Start With N

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.


Several white flowers bloom at the top of each stem of the narcissus (paperwhites) and are strongly scented.

Narcissus. (Paper Whites).


Tropaeolum, commonly known as nasturtium or nasturtian have flowers and leaves that are edible and have a peppery taste, similar to that of watercress.

Nasturtiums. (Tropaeolum).


Nemesia is a 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.

Nemesia. (Plantaginaceae Family).


Nemophila also goes by the name ‘Baby Blue Eyes’ due to the small blue flowers that they produce.

Nemophila. (Baby Blue Eyes).


Nepeta (catmint) is long-lasting, easy-to-grow, deer and rabbit resistant, and cats find the scent of the small purple flowers attractive.

Nepeta. (Catmint).


These plants are associated with rocky and arid terrain. They produce globular umbels of lily-like flowers in shades from white through pink to crimson

Nerine.  (Amaryllis Family).

Nettle-leaved Bellflower

New Guinea Impatiens

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

New guinea impatiens (Impatiens Hawker)

New York Ironweed


It is the most widely grown commercial non-food plant in the world.

Nicotiana. (Tobacco Plant).


Nierembergia, common name cupflower is named after the Spanish Jesuit and mystic Juan Eusebio Nieremberg.

New York ironweed (Vernonia noveboracensis)


Nigella. (Love in the Mist).

Nodding Wakerobin

Trillium flexipes, the nodding wakerobin, bent trillium, or drooping trillium, is a spring-flowering perennial that is most common in the midwestern United States

Nodding wakerobin (Trillium flexipes)


Nolana. (Chilean Bell Flower). Nightshade Family.
Nolana rostrata from near Vallenar.


Nymphea. (Water Lily).


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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