Flowers That Start With T

Here are the different types of flowers with names and images with an emphasis on common and easy to grow kinds that begin with the letter T.

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Tall Bearded Iris

Tall Bearded irises are a beautiful garden addition. Their flowers bloom in early summer in colors ranging from the traditional purple and violet to blue and yellow.

Although their growth is weather-dependent.

Tall bearded irises require between six and ten hours of direct sunlight per day to thrive. They also enjoy soil with high organic content.

They should be planted in groups of three with one to two feet in between each plant.

Tall Bearded Iris
  • Common Name: Tall Bearded Iris
  • Scientific Name: Iris
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Moderate
  • Soil PH: Neutral
  • Flower Color: Violet, Blue, Red, Orange, White, Black, lavender, Violet, Pink, and White
  • Bloom Season: Spring: April, May, and Early June
  • Special Characteristics: Deer Resistant / Good for Cut Flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 – 8
  • Height At Maturity: 42″
  • Sun: Sun – Partial Sun (at least 1/2 day)

Tall Verbena

Tall Verbena (Verbena bonariensis) is a perennial herb of South American origin. Tall Verbena grows from 1-2 feet high and around 1 meter in width.

Tall verbena’s flowers range from dark pink to white and have a lovely lavender tone. They bloom small clusters of flowers on slim, willowy stems

They flower from July through October and a relatively hardy in USDA zones 9-11 as an annual.

Tall verbena (Verbena bonariensis)
  • Common Name: Tall verbena
  • Scientific Name: Verbena bonariensis
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 5.5-6.0
  • Flower Color: Rose-violet, lavender
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 7 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 3-6′
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Tagetes

Tagetes is a genus of annual or perennial herbaceous plants in the sunflower family Asteraceae. They are among several species known as marigolds.

The plants are native to North and South America, but some have become naturalized throughout the world.

Tagetes. (Marigold).
  • Common Name:  French Marigold
  • Scientific Name: Targetes Patula
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Average
  • Soil PH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Flower Color: Red, Orange, Yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, showy flowers, deer-resistant, drought-resistant
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 1 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 6″-1′
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Beds & Borders

Tartarian Aster

The Tartarian Aster (Callistephus chinensis), also known as China Aster, is a flowering plant of the genus Callistephus in the family Asteraceae.

It has many common names including Chinese Aster and simply Chinese Daisy. It is found in Asia, especially China, Korea, and Japan.

This dainty flower has a distinctive delicacy. Tartarian Aster prefers full sun exposure with well-drained soil for best growth.

It is one of the many types of Aster flowers.

Tartarian Aster (Aster Tataricus)
  • Common Name: Tartarian Aster
  • Scientific Name: Aster Tataricus
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: acidic, neutral, alkaline
  • Flower Color: Violet-blue
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 3′ to 6′
  • Sun: Full sun

Tea Rose

Tea Rose. (Gloire de Dijon).
  • Common Name: Tea Rose
  • Scientific Name: Rosa
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Average
  • Soil PH: acidic, neutral, alkaline
  • Flower Color: Creamy White, Pale Yellow Flowers
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, showy flowers, fragrant flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 3′ to 4′
  • Sun: Full sun

Texas Mountain Laurel

Texas Mountain Laurel (Sophora Secundiflora)
  • Common Name: Texas Mountain Laurel
  • Scientific Name: Sophora Secundiflora
  • Type: Shrub
  • Water: Dry to Medium
  • Soil PH: 8.6 to 9
  • Flower Color: Violet, Lavander
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, Fragrant
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 7 to 10
  • Height At Maturity: 10′ to 20′
  • Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Sub Type: Evergreen

Texas Nipple Cactus

A cactus native to Texas with interesting red flowers that ring around the inner spikey shell.

Texas Nipple Cactus (Mammillaria Prolifera)
  • Common Name: Texas Nipple Cactus
  • Scientific Name: Mammillaria Prolifera
  • Type: Cactus
  • Water: Dry to Medium
  • Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.8
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Special Characteristics: Tolerates Drought, Showy Flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 1″ to 6″
  • Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade

Thunbergia

Thunbergia is a herbaceous perennial climbing plant species and genus within the family Acanthaceae. It is native to tropical and subtropical regions worldwide.

Thunbergias are very diverse with regard to flower color, growth habit, and blooming frequency.

They can tolerate climates as cold as 5 degrees Celsius, but should only be grown outdoors if there is no threat of frost or freezing temperatures.

  • Common Name: Black-eyed Susan
  • Scientific Name: Thunbergia Alata
  • Type: Climbing Vine
  • Water: Average
  • Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.8
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Special Characteristics: Showy Flowers, Evergreen Leaves
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 10 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 3′ to 6′
  • Sun: Full Sun

Tickseed

‘Early Sunrise’ is a deciduous perennial, grown as an annual in most areas.

It has delicately divided foliage and ruffled, semi-double yellow flowerheads of around 1 inch across.

They bloom for a long period, starting in late spring through to the heights of summer.

Tickseed (Coreopsis “SOLANNA GOLDEN SPHERE”)
  • Common Name: Tickseed
  • Scientific Name: Coreopsis “SOLANNA GOLDEN SPHERE”
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry to medium
  • Soil PH: 5.8–6.2
  • Flower Color: Golden yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers, cut flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 12-18”
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Tiger Flower

Tiger flowers, or scientifically known as Tigridia pavonia, are intensely colored yet short-lived-lived blooms.

In the garden, Tigridia shell flowers bloom in succession for two to three weeks and will create a stunning display

The petal of this flower resembles that of a tiger’s coat, hence the name.

Tiger Flower. (Tigridia).
  • Common Name: Tiger Flower
  • Scientific Name: Tigridia Pavonia
  • Type: Bulb
  • Water: Average
  • Soil PH: Neutral, Alkaline
  • Flower Color: Purple Flowers
  • Special Characteristics: rabbit-resistant, deer-resistant, drought-resistant, showy flowers, cut flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 8 to 10
  • Height At Maturity: 1-2′
  • Sun: Full sun – Partial sun
  • Sub Type: Beds & Borders

Tiger Lily

Tiger Lilies, Tigerlillies, Tiger lillies… Whatever you call them they are beautiful flowers. The Tiger Lily is in many ways symbolic in many cultures.

They can grow in almost any condition, although are native to America, Europe, Asia, and New Zealand.

Tiger Lillies come in many colors including the more common orange and black- either way they make an attractive ornamental plant.

Tiger Lily. (Lilium tigrinum).
  • Common Name: Tiger Lily
  • Scientific Name: Lilium Lancifolium
  • Type: Perennial, Bulb
  • Water: Average
  • Soil PH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Flower Color: Orange and Black
  • Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers, fragrant flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 2-5′
  • Sun: Full sun, Partial sun
  • Sub Type: Beds & Borders

Tithonia

Tithonia has many different species, all of which are native to Mexico and Central America.

Tithonias are known for their long-lasting bright orange flowers, which attract many insects during the Tithonia’s blooming period.

Tithonia. (Mexican Sunflower).
  • Common Name: Mexican Sunflower
  • Scientific Name: Tihtonia Rotundifolia
  • Type: Annual
  • Water: Low
  • Soil PH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Flower Color: Orange
  • Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 2 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 4-6′
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Beds & Borders

Toad Lilly

Tricyrtis hirta (syn. Tricyrtis formosana) is a species of herbaceous flowering plant in the family Liliaceae, native to Japan and Taiwan.

It is also known as spotted toad lily and hairy toad lily.

It grows up to 3 feet tall, with slim, smooth leaves. The flowers are funnel-shaped and are borne at the top of slender stalks, most often in white with purple spots.

Toad lily (Tricyrtis formosana)
  • Common Name: Toad Lily
  • Scientific Name: Tricyrtis hirta
  • Type: Annual
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Flower Color: Orange
  • Special Characteristics: showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 2-3′
  • Sun: Part shade to full shade

Treasure Flower

Treasure flower (Gazania rigens)
  • Common Name: Treasure flower
  • Scientific Name: Gazania rigens
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 5.8 – 6.8
  • Flower Color: Orange rays with black eyes at bases and orange-brown disks
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 6-12′
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Trollius

Trollius. (Globeflower). Ranunculus Family.
  • Common Name: Globe Flower (Orange Princes)
  • Scientific Name: Trollius x cultorum
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: High
  • Soil PH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Flower Color: Orange
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, Cut flowers, deer-resistant, rabbit-resistant
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 2-3′
  • Sun: Full sun, Partial sun

Tree Peony

Tree peony (Paeonia suffruticosa)
  • Common Name: Tree peony
  • Scientific Name: Paeonia suffruticosa
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 6.5 to 7.5
  • Flower Color: Pink to white, with purple basal petal patches
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, tolerates rabbit, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 36-60′
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Trumpet Vine

The flowers of the trumpet vine attract hummingbirds (it’s also known as the hummingbird vine or cow itch vine), and many types of birds like to nest in the dense foliage.

It also attracts bees and butterflies.

Trumpet Vine
  • Common Name: Trumpet Vine
  • Scientific Name: Campsis radicans
  • Type: Climber
  • Water: Low, Average
  • Soil PH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Flower Color: Pink to white, with purple basal petal patches
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 20-40′
  • Sun: Full sun to partial sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Tuberous Begonia

Tuberous Begonia (Begonia Tuberhybrida)
  • Common Name: Tuberous Begonia
  • Scientific Name: Begonia Tuberhybrida
  • Type: Annual
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 5.5-5.8
  • Flower Color: White, yellow, orange, pink, red
  • Special Characteristics: Container
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 12″-18″
  • Sun: Full Shade
  • Sub Type: Houseplant

Tulip

The Tulip flower is known to be one of the most beautiful flowers found across the world, despite being native to Holland.

They appear in many forms; they can be found as bare stems or with foliage leaves surrounding them, as single stems, or as bunches of them.

They are spring-blooming perennial herbaceous bulbiferous plants that are vibrant and showy. You can often find them in reds, pinks, yellows, or whites

Tulip.  Tulipa. (Lily Family).
  • Common Name: Tulip
  • Scientific Name: Tulipa
  • Type: Bulb
  • Water: Average
  • Soil PH: Alkaline, Neutral
  • Flower Color: White, yellow, orange, pink, red
  • Special Characteristics: Fragrant Flowers, Showy Flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: Up to 2 Feet
  • Sun: Full Sun, Partial Sun
  • Sub Type: Beds and Borders

Twinspur

Twinspur (Diascia barberae)
  • Common Name: Twinspur
  • Scientific Name: Diascia barberae
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 6.1 – 7.8
  • Flower Color: Pink with yellow throat
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, container
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 8 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 6-12”
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Tall Kangaroo Paw


Tall Kangaroo Paw
  • Common Name: Tall Kangaroo Paw
  • Scientific Name: Anigozanthos Flavidus
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 5.5 – 6.5
  • Flower Color: Varies
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 10 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 3-6′
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: evergreen

Tennessee Coneflower

Tennessee coneflower
  • Common Name: Tennessee coneflower
  • Scientific Name: Echinacea tennesseensis
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Purple rays and coppery-orange center cones
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers, cut flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 6
  • Height At Maturity: 18-24′
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Tetraploid Daylily

  • Common Name: Tetraploid daylily
  • Scientific Name: Hemerocallis “Judith”
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 6.0-6.5
  • Flower Color: Pink with a green throat
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, tolerates rabbits, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 24-30′
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Thimbleweed

Thimbleweed
  • Common Name: Thimbleweed
  • Scientific Name: Anemone virginiana
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry to medium
  • Soil PH: 6.5–7.5
  • Flower Color: White
  • Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 2 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 12-24′
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Thyme

Thyme
  • Common Name: Thyme
  • Scientific Name: Thymus praecox
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry to medium
  • Soil PH: 7-8
  • Flower Color: Purplish/white
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, fragrant
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 2-6″
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Toyon Shrub

Toyon Shrub
  • Common Name: Toyon Shrub
  • Scientific Name: Heteromeles Arbutifolia
  • Type: Shrub
  • Water: Moderate
  • Soil PH: 5 to 8
  • Flower Color: White
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 8 to 10
  • Height At Maturity: 15′ to 30′
  • Sun: Full Sun
  • Sub Type: Evergreen

Transvaal Daisy

  • Common Name: Transvaal daisy
  • Scientific Name: Gerbera jamesonii
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 5.5 – 7.0
  • Flower Color: Red, yellow or orange rays with bronze-yellow disks
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 8 to 10
  • Height At Maturity: 12-18”
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Turtlehead

Turtlehead
  • Common Name: Turtlehead
  • Scientific Name: Chelone obliqua
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium to wet
  • Soil PH: 5.0 to 6.8
  • Flower Color: Rosy purple, pink, or white
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 24-36′
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

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