List Of Perennial Flowers W/ Pictures 101+ (Alphabetical Order)

Perennial flowers or plants refer to any plant or flower that lives for two years or more. There are different from annuals (plants that live for one year) and biennials (plants that live for two years). Here’s a perennial flowers list with name and picture for you to see. Click through to the master list to see images and more information about these perennials where available.

Most Common Types of Perennial FlowersEasiest Types of Perennial Flowers To Grow
GeraniumsAnemones
DaisesLily of the Valley
Shasta DaisyCoreopsis
SalviaAgapanthus
ChrysanthemumsPeony
LiliesBergenia (Saxifraga)
PhloxCampanula
ConeflowerBlue-Eyed Grass
DayliliesDianthus
LobeliaEvening Primrose
PoppyEvening Primerose
MoonflowerEvolvus
Morning GloryVerbenia
ClematisSweet Pea
WallflowerRiver Rush
Seaside DaisyLavender
Iris FlowerIce Plant
Forget Me Not

List Of Perennials That Start With A

  • Achillea millefolium. (Yarrow family).
  • African Daisy. (Osteospermum)
  • Agapanthus. (Star of Bethlehem).
  • Ageratum houstonianum. (Floss Flower).
  • Allium bisceptrum. (Twincrest Onion).
  • Alstromeria. (Peruvian Day Lily).
  • Amaranthus. (Prince’s Feather).
  • Anchusa. (Dropmore Flower, Italian Bugloss).
  • Anemone. (Windflower).
  • Aster. (Daisy Family).
  • Astilbe Flower. (False Spirea).
  • Aurinia saxatillis. (Basket of Gold, Alyssum saxatilllis).

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with A (includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perennials That Start With B

  • Baby’s Breath. (Gypsophila tenuifolia).
  • Bachelor’s Button. (Cornflower). Blue, pink, white and purple.
  • Bearded Iris.
  • Bee Balm. (Monarda).
  • Begonia.
  • Belladonna Lily. (Amaryllis).
  • Bellis perennis. (English Daisy).
  • Bellflower. (Campanula rotundifolia).
  • Bidens gardneri. (A type of Aster).
  • Bergenia. (Saxifragas).
  • Blackberry Lily. (Leopard Lily).
  • Black-Eyed Susan. (Rudbeckia).
  • Blanket Flower. (Gaillardia).
  • Bleeding Heart. (Dicentra). 
  • Blue-Eyed Grass. (Sisyrinchium).
  • Blue Butterfly Bush. (Rotheca myricoides)
  • Bracteantha bracteata. (Aster, Daisy Family).
  • Browallia americana. (Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Bush). Highly perfumed. Woody Perennial.
  • Bush Morning Glory. (Ipomea). A small bush to 36″.
  • Butterfly Bush. (Buddleia, Buddleja). Woody Perennial.

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with B (includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perennials That Start With C

  • Calendula.
  • California Poppy. (Eschscholzia californica).
  • Campanula latifolia. (Bellflower).
  • Cardinal Flower. (Lobelia cardinalis).
  • Carnation Flower. (Dianthus).
  • Catmint. (Nepata). ‘Dawn to Dusk’ Hybrid.
  • Cherry Bush. (Prunus incisa).  ‘Kojo-no-Mai’ . Small Ornamental Cherry.
  • Chrysanthemum. (Daisy Family).
  • Clematis.  (Teksa Variety).
  • Columbine. (Aquilegia, Granny’s Bonnet).
  • Coral Bells. (Heuchera sanguinea).
  • Coreopsis. (Aster, Daisy Family).
  • Cranesbill. (Geranium sanguineum).
  • Creeping Forget Me Not. (Boraginaceae Family).
  • Creeping Phlox. Polemoniaceae.
  • Creeping Zinnia. (Yellow Prince).
  • Crocosmia lucifer.
  • Crocus longiflorus.

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with C (includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perennials That Start With D

  • Daffodil. (Narcissus).
  • Dahlia. (Graceland).
  • Daisy Flower. (Asteraceae family).
  • Daphne odora.
  • Day Lily. (Hemerocallis). 
  • Delphinium. (Cultivar). Ranunculus Family.
  • Desert Rose. (Adenium obesum).
  • Dianthus.  (Carnation family).
  • Diascia. (Pink Butterfly).
  • Dietes grandiflora. (Fairy Iris). 
  • Dutch Iris. (Iris Hollandica).

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with D (includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perrenials That Start With E

  • Echinacea augustifolia. (Coneflower).
  • English Daisy. (Pink-tinged Bellis perennis).
  • English Primrose. (Primula vulgaris).
  • Erica hirtiflora. (Heather).
  • Erigeron globellus. (Seaside Daisy, Fleabane).
  • Erysimum. (Wallflower).
  • Everlasting Daisy. (Strawflower).
  • Evolvulus glomeratus.

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with E (includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perrenials That Start With F

  • Feverfew. (Tanacetum parthenium).
  • Fleabane. (Erigeron, Seaside Daisy).
  • Flowering Crabapple. (Malus Family, Wild Apple).
  • Flowering Dogwood. (Cornus Florida).
  • Flowering Peach. (Prunus persica).
  • Flowering Quince. (Chaenomeles, Rosaceae Family).
  • Forsythia. (Intermedia).
  • Forget Me Nots. (Myosotis sylvatica).
  • Four O’Clock Flower. (Mirabilis jalapa).
  • Freesia. (Alba).
  • French Marigold. (Targetes patula).
  • Fuschia. (Lady’s Eardrops).
  • Fuji Cherry Bush. (Prunus incisa).  ‘Kojo-no-Mai’.

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with F (includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perennials That Start With G

  • Gaillardia grandiflora. (Blanket Flower).
  • Gentian Violet. (Gentiana).
  • Geranium. (Sanguineum).
  • Gardenia. (Jasminoides, Double).
  • Gerbera. (Daisy).
  • Gladiolus. (Iris Family).
  • Goldenrod. (Solidago velutina).
  • Grape Hyacinth. (Muscari).
  • Gypsophila. (Baby’s Breath).

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with G (includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perennials That Start With H

  • Heather. (Erica).
  • Hebe Flower. (Veronica olgensis).
  • Helenium. (Daisy Family).
  • Helianthemum. (Rock Rose).
  • Heliotrope. (Heliotropium peruvianum).
  • Hellebore. (Winter Rose, Ranunculus Family).
  • Hibiscus. (Mallow Family).
  • Hollyhock. (Alcea rosea). Mallow Family.
  • Honesty. (Lunaria).
  • Honeysuckle. (Lonicera). 
  • Hosta. (Asparagus Family).
  • Hyacinth. (Asparagus Family).
  • Hydrangea. (Macrophylla hortensia).
  • Hypericum. (St. John’s Wort).

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with H (includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perennials That Start With I

  • Iberis. (Sempervirens). Candytuft.
  • Iceland Poppy. (Papaver nudicaule).
  • Ice Plant. (Carpobrotus).
  • Ilex. (Holly Plant). NB. If you want continual berries you will need a male plant and a female plant.
  • Impatiens. (Busy Lizzie).
  • Indigo Plant. (Indigofera).
  • Ipheon. (Star Flower). Amaryllis Family.
  • Ipomea. (Morning Glory).
  • Iris Flower. (Iridaceae Family).
  • Ixia. (Corn LIly. Iris Family).
  • Ixora. (Jungle Flame). Rubiaceae Family.

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with I (includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perennials That Start With J

  • Jaborosa Plant. (Nightshade Family).
  • Jacob’s Ladder. (Polemonium caeruleum).
  • Jasmine. (Jasminum polyanthum).
  • Jonquil. (Narcissus jonquilla).

Here’s a list of the different types of Jasmine flowers. You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with J (includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perennials That Start With K

  • Kaffir Lily. (Clivia miniata).
  • Kangaroo Paw. (Red). Australian Native.
  • Kniphofia. (Red Hot Poker Plant).
  • Kolkwitzia. (Linnaea amabilis). Beauty Bush.

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with K (includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perennials That Start With L

  • Lady’s Slipper Orchid. (Ciprepedium arietinum).
  • Lantana. (Verbena Family).
  • Larkspur. (Delphinium, Ranunculus Family).
  • Lavatera. (Mallow).
  • Lavender. (Lavendula).
  • Lechenaultia. (Australian Native.) Evergreen Rhizome.
  • Leucanthemum. (Daisy Family, Crazy Daisy).
  • Lilac. (Syringa vulgaris).
  • Lily. ‘Red Alert’. (Lilium Family).
  • Lily of the Valley. (Convallaria majalis).
  • Linaria japonica. (Toadflax). Related to Snapdragon.
  • Lobelia. The plant with the WOW factor!
  • Lonicera heckrottii. (Golden Flame Honeysuckle).
  • Lotus. (Nelumbo nucifera).
  • Lunaria redviva. (Honesty).
  • Lupin. (Lupinus pollyphylus).

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with L includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perennials That Start With M

  • Magnolia. 
  • Malva. (Alcea mochata).
  • Marigold. Common or African Marigold. (Tagetes Type).
  • Matthiola. (Mustard Family).
  • Meconopsis. (Blue Poppy).
  • Meadowsweet. (Filipendula ulmaria, Queen of the Meadow).
  • Mimosa regina. (Pea Family).
  • Monarda. (Bee Balm).
  • Monbretia. (Crocosmia).
  • Mock Orange. (Philadelphus).
  • Monk’s Hood. (Aconitum, Queen of all Poisons).
  • Moonflower. (Ipomea alba). If you want beauty, perfume and plenty of flowers, buy this plant!
  • Morning Glory. (Ipomea).
  • Moss Rose. (Portulaca grandiflora). Drought Tolerant.

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with M includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perennials That Start With N

  • Narcissus. (Jonquils, Paperwhites).
  • Nasturtium. (Tropaeolum).
  • Nemesia. (Sunsatia banana).
  • Nemophila. (Baby Blue eyes). 
  • Nepeta sibirica. (Catmint).
  • Nerine bowdenii. (Amaryllis Family).
  • Nerium. (Oleander). All parts of this plant are very toxic.
  • Nicotiana. (Tobacco Plant).

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with N includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perennials That Start With O

  • Oenethera. (Sundrop Plant).
  • Orchid. (Orchidaceae).
  • Oriental Lily. (Lilium).
  • Oriental Poppy. (Papaver orientale).
  • Ornamental Onion. (Allium).
  • Osteospermum. (Daisy Family).
  • Ox Eye Daisy. (Leucanthemum vulgare).

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with O includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perennials That Start With P

  • Painted Daisy. (Tanacetum coccineum). Asteraceae Family.
  • Pansy Flower. (Viola wittrockiana).
  • Passion Flower. (Passiflora incarnata).
  • Peace Lily. (Spathiphyllum floribundum). Not a true Lily.
  • Pearl Bush. (Bride Bush). Exochorda.
  • Pelargonium. (Geranium sanguineum).
  • Penstemon rupicola.  (Hairy Beard Tongue).
  • Peony Flower. (Paeoniaceae Family).
  • Perennial Pea. (Lathyrus latifolius).
  • Persian Buttercup. (Ranunculus asiaticus).
  • Phlox Flower. (Polemoniaceae Family. Along with Jacob’s Ladder). 
  • Pincushion Flower. (Scabiosa).
  • Pocket Book Flower. (Lady’s Slipper. Calceolaria).
  • Primula. (Primulaceae).

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with P includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perennials That Start With Q

  • Quaker Ladies. (Houstonia caerulea).
  • Queen Anne’s Lace. (Daucus corota. Carrot Family).
  • Queen of the Meadow. (Filipendula).
  • Queen’s Cup. (Clintonia uniflora).

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with Q includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perennials That Start With R

  • Rain Lily. (Zephyranthes).
  • Ranunculus asiaticus.
  • Rhodedendron aechmophylum.
  • Rock Geranium. (Geranium macrorrhizum).
  • Rock Rose. (Cistus incanus). Also refers to Helianthemum.
  • Rondeletia. (Bedstraw Plant). Rubiaceae Family.
  • Rose. (Floribunda).
  • Rose of Sharon. (Hibiscus).
  • Rose Mallow. (Hibiscus falcon).
  • Rudbeckia. (Black-Eyed Susan).
  • Russian Sage. (Perovskia atriplicifolia). This plant is not the Common Sage.

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with R includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perennials That Start With S

  • Salvia. (Sage Plant). 
  • Saxifragas.  Saxifragaceae Family. (Stone Breaker).
  • Scabiosa. (Pincushion Flower).
  • Scarlet Sage. (Salvia).
  • Scented Geranium. (Pelargonium).
  • Scilla. (Asparagus Family).
  • Scotch Heather. (Calluna vulgaris).  Ericaceae.
  • Sea Pink. (Armeria maritima).
  • Sedum. (Stonecrop). Crassulaceae Family. 
  • Shasta Daisy. Leucanthemum.
  • Showy Colchium. False Autumn Crocus. (Naked Lady).
  • Siberian Iris. (Iris siberica).
  • Snowdrop. (Galanthus nivalis).
  • Snowflake. (Leucojum vernum).
  • Spanish Bluebell. (Hyacinth Family).
  • Spirea. (Splendens). Rose Family.
  • Starflower.  (Ipheion uniflorum). Allium Family.
  • St. John’s Wort. (Hypericum).
  • Star of Bethlehem. (Agapanthus).
  • Statice.  Limonium. Plumbago Family.
  • Stock Flower. (Matthiola). Heavy fragrance.
  • Strawflower. (Xerochrysum bracteatum). Golden Everlasting. 
  • Sweet Alyssum. (Lobularia maritima).
  • Sweet William. Dianthus barbatus. (Pinks).

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with S includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perennials That Start With T

  • Tagetes erecta. (Mexican Marigold).
  • Tanacetum parthenium. (Feverfew). Aster, Daisy Family.
  • Thunbergia grandiflorum. (Blue Skyvine).
  • Thymus serpyllum coccineus. (Creeping Red Thyme).
  • Tickseed. (Coreopsis leavenworthii).
  • Tiger Lily. (Lilium).
  • Toad Lily. (Lilium).
  • Treasure Flower. (Gazania rigens). Aster, Daisy Family.
  • Trillium grandiflorum. (Lilium Family).
  • Tritelia crocea. (Triplet Lily). Asparagus Family.
  • Tritonia crocata. (Flame Freesia). Iris Family.
  • Tropaeolum azureum.  A Native of Chile. Blue Nasturtium seeds are readily available online! 
  • Tuberose. White. (Polianthes tuberosa).

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with T includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perennials That Start With U

  • Urn Plant. (Aechmea fasciata). Bromeliad Family.
  • Ursinia calenduliflora. (Daisy Family).
  • Uva Ursi. Arctostaphylos. (Bear Berry)

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with U includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perennials That Start With V

  • Verbena officinalis. (Vervain).
  • Veronica longifolia. (Speedwell).
  • Viburnum. (Adoxaceae Family).
  • Viola Cultivars. (Violaceae Family).
  • Viola odorata. (Sweet Violet). Spreading.
  • Viola sororia. (Wild Violet). Spreading.
  • Viola tri-colour.  (Heartsease, Johnny Jump Up).
  • Viola wittrockiana. (Pansy). Violaceae Family.

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with V includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perennials That Start With W

  • Wallflower. (Eryssimum). Brassicaceae Family.
  • Wandflower. (Sparaxis tricolour).
  • Water Hyacinth.  (Eichhornia crassipes).
  • Water Lily. (Nymphea).
  • Watsonia. (Iris Family).
  • Wedelia. (Sunflower Family).
  • Weigela. (Caprifoliaceae Family).
  • Whirling Butterflies. (Gaura).
  • Wild Rose. (Rubiginosa).
  • Windflower. (Japanese Anemone).
  • Wisteria chinensis.
  • Winter Daffodil. (Sternbergia lutea).

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with W includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perennials That Start With X

  • Xanthoceras sorbifolium. (Yellowhorn).  A woody perennial.
  • Xeranthemum. (Helichrysum bracteatum). Strawflower.
  • Xerophyllum. (Bear Grass. Indian Basket Grass). Unofficial symbol of Glacier National Park.
  • Xylobium. (Orchid).
  • Xyris difformis. (Yellow-Eyed Grass).

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with X includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perennials That Start With Y

  • Yarrow. (Achillea distans).
  • Yellow Bell. Golden Trumpet Flower. (Allamanda Cathartica).
  • Yellow Eyed Grass. (Sisyrinchium californicum). 

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with Y includes annuals, biennials, and perennials).

List Of Perennials That Start With Z

  • Zenobia. Honey Cup. 
  • Zinnia elegans.
  • Zephyranthes. (Rain Lily). Amaryllis Family.

You can see all these flowers on our list of flowers that start with Z includes annuals, biennials, and perennials). Also, check out our home page photos of flowers and plants. You can order flowers online from any of these stores.

What are the best perennial flowers?

Blanket Flower.
Pineapple Sage.
May Night Sage.
Tickseed.
Black-eyed Susan.
Coneflower.
Daylily.
Peony.

What are the flowers that come back every year?

Perennial plants flower every year. The flowers are usually bigger in size each year they bloom. During the winter, the stems die but the roots survive. So, the next year, the plant grows anew bearing new flowers.

What is the difference between annuals and perennials?

The main difference between annual plants and perennial plants is that annuals only live for one season or year then they die while perennials grow every spring.

What are the most colorful perennials?

Pasque Flower.
‘Penny’s Pink’/Lenten Rose.
Creeping Phlox.
Rue anemone.
‘Jack Frost’/Heart-leaf Brunnera.
‘Popsicle Mix’ Lupine (Lupinus ‘Popsicle Mix’).