Flowers That Start With R

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.

Rainbow Cactus

Commonly known as the Arizona Rainbow Cactus or Rainbow Hedgehog Cactus, it is a solitary, growing cactus that produces bright pink flowers.

Rainbow Cactus (Echinocereus Pectinatus)

Rain Lily

Rain Lilies tend to bloom after heavy rainfall. The plant produces beautiful pink flowers that sprout from short slender stalks.

Rain Lily. (Zephyranthes). Amaryllis Family.

Rampion

Rampions are actually an edible plant that produces bell-shaped purple flowers. Although, they are not cultivated as a food source as much in modern times.

Rampion (Campanula rapunculoides)

Ranunculus

Ranunculus are known for their brightly colored red flowers, ruffled petals and long vase life. 

Ranunculus. (Persian Buttercup).

Rattlesnake Master

Rattlesnake master can be an aggressive self-seeder. Remove seed heads to keep the plant in check.

Rattlesnake master (Eryngium yuccifolium)

Red Campion

It is also sometimes referred to as the Red Catchfly.

Red campion (Silene dioica “Clifford Moor”)

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.

red twig dogwood

Red Valerian

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.

Red valerian (Centranthus ruber)

Rock Rose

It is also known as the Pink Rock-RoseHoary Rock-Rose or by its scientific name, the Cistus creticus or “Cistus incanus” the ltter of which it is not.

Rock Rose. (Cistus incanus).

Rondeletia

Flowers That Start With R
Rondeletia. (Bedstraw Plant). Rubiaceae Family.

Rose

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. (Rosaceae Family).

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.

Rose of Sharon. (Hibiscus syriacus).

Rudbeckia

Rudbeckia. (Black-Eyed Susan).

Rue

Also known as the common rue or herb-of-grace.

Rue (Ruta graveolens)

Russian Sage

Russian sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia)

Rainbow Cactus

Rainbow Cactus

Rebutia

Rebutia

Red Buttons Opuntia

Red Buttons Opuntia

Red Torch Cactus

Red Torch Cactus

Redvein Enkianthus

Redvein Enkianthus

Regal Geranium

Regal geranium

Rex Begonia

Rex Begonia

Rhipsalis Neves Armondii

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Rusty Foxglove

Rusty Foxglove

Roundleaf Liverleaf

Roundleaf Liverleaf

Rosinweed Sunflower

Rosinweed Sunflower

Rosemary

Rosemary

Rose Mallow

Like the Rose of Sharon, the Rose Mallow is actually a variety of hibiscus and not an actual rose plant.

Rose Mallow

Roof Iris

Roof iris

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