Flowers That Start With U

Here’s a list of flower names that begin with the letter U. With an emphasis on common and easy to grow species:


Sclerocactus glaucus is a rare species of cactus known by the common name Colorado hookless cactus. It used to be called uinta-cactus because it used to occur in the Uinta Basin. However, it no longer grows there.



It is also known as gorsecommon gorsefurze or whin. The flowers are a bright yellow color.



Ulex gallii is also named the western gorse or dwarf furze.

Ulex gallii

Urn Plant

It is often grown as a houseplant in temperate areas. It has gained the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit.


Ursinia is a genus of African plants in the chamomile tribe within the daisy family. The genus is named in honor of German scholar Johannes Heinrich Ursinus 1608-1667. 

Ursinia. (Daisy Family).

Uva Ursi

More common names include kinnikinnick and pinemat manzanita, and it is one of several related species referred to as bearberry.

Uva Ursi. Arctostaphylos uva-ursi. (Bear Berry).