Flowers That Start With Y

These are the different kinds of flowers, with names and images, that start with the letter Y. With an emphasis common and easy to grow flowers:

Yarrow

it is also known as Achillea millefolium or common yarrow, a beautiful flowering plant.

Yarrow. (Achillea).
Yarrow. (Achillea).
  • Common Name: Yarrow
  • Scientific Name: Achillea millefolium
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry to medium
  • Soil PH: 4.7-8
  • Flower Color: White Flowers, Pink Flowers
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, Fragrant
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3-9
  • Height At Maturity: 24″ – 36″
  • Sun: Full Sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Yellow Archangel

It is also known as artillery plant, aluminum plant, yellow weasel-snout.

Yellow Archangel. (Aluminium Plant).
  • Common Name: Yellow archangel
  • Scientific Name: Lamium galeobdolon
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Tolerates drought
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Yellow with brown specks
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 12-24″
  • Sun: Part shade to full shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Yellow Bell

Yellow Bell. (Golden Trumpet).
  • Common Name: Yellow Bells
  • Scientific Name: Tecoma Stans
  • Type: Shrub, Perennial
  • Water: Moderate
  • Soil PH: 7.6 to 7.8
  • Flower Color: Yellow Flowers
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts Birds and Butterflies, Showy Flowers, Container
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 8 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 180″ to 240″
  • Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade

Yellow-Eyed Grass

Other names are golden blue-eyed grass, Sisyrinchium californicum, and golden-eyed-grass.

Yellow-Eyed Grass.  (Sisyrinchium californicum).
  • Common Name: Yellow-eyed grass
  • Scientific Name: Sisyrinchium californicum
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium to wet
  • Soil PH: 5.0 – 8.0
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 8 to 10
  • Height At Maturity: 6-12′
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Yellow Flag

Yellow flag (Iris pseudacorus)
  • Common Name: Yellow flag
  • Scientific Name: Iris pseudacorus
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium to wet
  • Soil PH: 3.6 to 7.7
  • Flower Color: Yellow with brown-violet veining on the falls
  • Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 36-60′
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Yellow Wild Indigo

Yellow wild indigo (Baptisia sphaerocarpa)
  • Common Name: Yellow wild indigo
  • Scientific Name: Baptisia sphaerocarpa
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry to medium
  • Soil PH: 6-7
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 24-36′
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Yellow Wood Sorrel

Also known as the common yellow woodsorrel, common yellow oxalis, upright yellow-sorrel, lemon clover, or more ambiguously and informally “sourgrass” or “pickle plant”.

Yellow wood sorrel (Oxalis stricta)
  • Common Name: Yellow wood sorrel
  • Scientific Name: Oxalis stricta
  • Type: Annual
  • Water: Needs Moderate Moisture
  • Soil PH: 4 to 5
  • Flower Color: Yellow, white, pink, red, orange
  • Special Characteristics: Deer resistant
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 0″ to 12″
  • Sun: Partial Shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Yellow Coneflower

Yellow coneflower
  • Scientific Name: Echinacea paradoxa
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry to medium
  • Soil PH: 6.6 to 7.8
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers, fragrant, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 24-36′
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Yellow-eyed Grass

Yellow-eyed grass
  • Common Name: Yellow-eyed grass
  • Scientific Name: Sisyrinchium californicum
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium to wet
  • Soil PH: 5.0 – 8.0
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 8 to 10
  • Height At Maturity: 6-12′
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

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