Flowers That Start With P

These are the different species of flowers with names that start with the letter P with an emphasis on common and easy to grow varieties:

Painted Daisy

Tanacetum coccineum, commonly called painted daisy or pyrethrum, is an upright, bushy perennial that typically grows 2-3′ tall. 

Painted Daisy. (Tanacetum coccineum).

Pale Purple Coneflower 

Pale purple coneflower (Echinacea pallida)


The garden pansy flower is 2 to 3 in in diameter and has two slightly overlying upper petals, two side petals, and a single bottom petal with a slight beard emanating from the flower’s center. These petals are usually white or yellow, purplish, or blue.

Pansy. (Viola wittrockiana).

Paper Daisy

Paper Daisy has colorful flowers with papery, pink petals. The center of the flower has a dark yellow color. Sometimes the petals can range from white to pink to intensive red.

Paper Daisy (Helipterum roseum)

Paperbush Plant

Paperbush Plant (Edgeworthia Chrysantha)

Pasque Flower

These flowers are usually some of the first flowers to bloom at the start of the spring season.

Pasque flower (Pulsatilla vulgaris)

Passion Flower

Passiflora, known also as the passion flowers or passion vines is a caterpillar host for the Gulf Fritillary, Variegated Fritillary, Julia Heliconian and Zebra Heliconian butterflies.

Passiflora is also used for medicinal purposes such as to help with insomnia, anxiety, adjustment disorder, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, and fibromyalgia.

Passion Flower. (Passiflora).

Peace Lily

Peace Lily. (Lilium).
calita or peace lily in the Guatusos refuge on the south border of Nicaragua Spathyphyllum (friedrichstalii) Araceae swampy terrain.

Pearly Everlasting


Pelargonium.  (Angel Eyes).

Pencil Cholla

This is a species of cacti that bear yellow flowers.

Pencil Cholla (Cylindropuntia Arbuscula)


These are easy to grow in full sun and in fertile, well-drained soil, Rocky Mountain Penstemon can be direct-sown. They are also known as beardtongues.

Penstemon. (Beard Tongue).


Peony. (Paeoniaceae Family).

Perennial Flax

Linum perenne goes by the names the perennial flax, blue flax or lint.

Perennial Flax

Perennial Pea

Also known as Lathyrus latifolius, the perennial peavine, or broad-leaved everlasting-pea.

Perennial pea (Lathyrus latifolius)

Persian Buttercup

Coveted by florists and gardeners, Ranunculus asiaticus (Persian Buttercups) is a tuberous-rooted plant that produces brilliantly colored flowers adorned with multiple layers of delicate, crepe paper-thin petals.

Persian Buttercup. (Ranunculus).

Peruvian Lily

Also known as the Lily of the Incas (Alstroemeria), the Peruvian Lily comes in a variety of colors that include orange, pink, rose, purple, red, yellow, white or salmon.

Peruvian Lily. (Alstroemeria).


Petunia. (Solanaceae). Nightshade Family.


Phlox.  (Jacob's Ladder). Polemoniaceae Family.

Pig Squeak

Pig Squeak (Bergenia purpurascens)

Pincushion Flower

Pincushion Flower

Pink Dianthus

Pink Dianthus

Pink Flowering Almond Shrub

This shrub bears pink, five-petaled flowers during the spring.

Pink Flowering Almond Shrub (Prunus Triloba)


These plants produce incredibly bright cheerful flowers from July through to October. Technically a perennial they are grown as annuals across Australia except in the colder regions.

Polyanthus (Primula polyanthus type)


Papaver alpinum, the Alpine poppy or dwarf poppy, is a poppy found in the Alps.

Poppy (Papaver alpinum)

Prickly Pear Cactus

Prickly pears are also known as tuna, sabra, nopal from the Nahuatl word nōpalli for the pads, or nostle, from the Nahuatl word nōchtli for the fruit; or paddle cactus.

Purple Poppy Mallow

Purple poppy mallow (Callirhoe involucrata)

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