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:
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Tanacetum coccineum, commonly called painted daisy or pyrethrum, is an upright, bushy perennial that typically grows 2-3′ tall.
Pale Purple Coneflower
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.
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.
Pasque Flowers are usually some of the first flowers to bloom at the start of the spring season.
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.
The Pencil Cholla is a species of cacti that produces yellow flowers that grow protected by dozens of prickly spines.
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.
Linum perenne goes by the names the perennial flax, blue flax or lint.
Also known as Lathyrus latifolius, the perennial peavine, or broad-leaved everlasting-pea.
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.
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.
Pink Flowering Almond Shrub
This shrub bears pink, five-petaled flowers during the spring.
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.
Papaver alpinum, the Alpine poppy or dwarf poppy, is a poppy found in the Alps.
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
Physocarpus, commonly called ninebark, is a fast-growing and pest resistant shrub.
Paraguay Nightshade is a fast-growing shrub that produces small violet flowers. The fragrant and showy flowers attract a variety of butterflies and birds.
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.
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.
Pink turtlehead produces large, pink flowers that are deer resistant. The plant grows in tidy clumps and is a great ground cover.
Plumbago shrubs are sprawling and the branches often resemble vines. They are known for their attractive blue flowers.
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