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 grows up to 3′ feet tall and has very pale purple flowers or pink flowers. The plant bloom in early summer.

Pale purple coneflower (Echinacea pallida)


The garden pansy flower is 2 to 3″ 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

The Paperbush Plant is used in Asia to make high-quality paper, hence the name. They are also known for their fragrant small clusters of beautiful yellow flowers.

Paperbush Plant (Edgeworthia Chrysantha)

Pasque Flower

Pasque 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

The white flowers of the Pearly everlasting usually have a slight musky odor. It is a tall, herbaceous perennial wildflower with stems that grow up to three feet tall.


Pelargonium.  (Angel Eyes).

Pencil Cholla

The Pencil Cholla is a species of cacti that produces yellow flowers that grow protected by dozens of prickly spines.

Pencil Cholla (Cylindropuntia Arbuscula)


Penstemon plants 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 and are known for their hairy tongue-shaped red flowers.

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

Pineapple Lily

Pineapple Lilys are perennial plants that grow from bulbs. They produce tall stalks of small flowers from late to mid-summer. Flowers can be purple, pink, or white.

Pineapple Lily

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.


There are several different varieties of Primrose Flowers; each with their own unique features and colors.


Purple Poppy Mallow

Purple poppy mallow (Callirhoe involucrata)


Physocarpus, commonly called ninebark, is a fast-growing and pest resistant shrub.


Paraguay Nightshade

Paraguay Nightshade is a fast-growing shrub that produces small violet flowers. The fragrant and showy flowers attract a variety of butterflies and birds.

Paraguay Nightshade

Parrot’s Beak

The shape of the Parrot’s beak flowers resemble that of the beak of a parrot, hence the name. The plant produces orange flowers with yellow hues.

Parrot’s beak

Prunus Triloba

Prunus Triloba or the Pink Flowering Almond Shrub is a shrubby cherry that can grow into a small tree. The plant blooms small white or pink flowers.

Prunus Triloba

Pink Turtlehead

Pink turtlehead produces large, pink flowers that are deer resistant. The plant grows in tidy clumps and is a great ground cover.

Pink turtlehead


Plumbago shrubs are sprawling and the branches often resemble vines. They are known for their attractive blue flowers.


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