Here are the different types of flowers with names that begin with the letter R. With an emphasis on common and easy to grow varieties.
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Commonly known as the Arizona Rainbow Cactus or Rainbow Hedgehog Cactus, it is a solitary, growing cactus that produces bright pink flowers.
Ranunculus are known for their brightly colored red flowers, ruffled petals and long vase life.
Rattlesnake master can be an aggressive self-seeder. Remove seed heads to keep the plant in check.
It is also sometimes referred to as the Red Catchfly.
Red Twig Dogwood
The shrub bears creamy-white flowers in spring and berries that grow from green to white by fall. However, it’s the stems of the red twig dogwood that are popular; they start out green in spring and summer, then turn bright red as their foliage drops off in autumn.
This plant goes by many different names like spur valerian, kiss-me-quick, fox’s brush, devil’s beard, and Jupiter’s beard. It is a popular garden plant grown for its ornamental flowers. There are red, white and pink kinds of red valerian.
It is also known as the Pink Rock-Rose, Hoary Rock-Rose or by its scientific name, the Cistus creticus or “Cistus incanus” the ltter of which it is not.
A rose is a woody perennial flowering plant or the name of the flower it bears. Roses can be erect shrubs, climbing, or trailing, with stems that are often armed with sharp prickles. They have beautiful flowers which range in color from white through various tones of yellow and pink to dark crimson and maroon.
Rose of Sharon
The Rose of Sharon attracts hummingbirds and butterflies and is used in landscaping, from borders, hedges, and screens to single specimen plants. It’s not actually a member of the Rosaceae Family but a Hibiscus in the Mallow family. It’s one of the many different types of hibiscus flowers.
Also known as the common rue or herb-of-grace.
Red Buttons Opuntia
Red Torch Cactus
Rhipsalis Neves Armondii
Like the Rose of Sharon, the Rose Mallow is actually a variety of hibiscus and not an actual rose plant.
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