29 Beautiful Types of Yellow Flowers

Types of yellow flowers – Here are 29 of the most beautiful bush with yellow flowers:

Tickseed (Coreopsis)

Coreopsis (Tickseed) flowers may be annual or perennial and come in a variety of heights. Tickseed is a yellow flowering plant that produces bright colored flowers and thrives in most garden soils.

Tickseed (Coreopsis)
  • Scientific Name: Coreopsis
  • Type: Perennials
  • Sun: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: High- water regularly until established
  • Hardiness Zones: 3 to 9
  • Soil: < pH 6.8

Forsythia

 A forsythia plant (Forsythia spp) can add dramatic flair to a yard in the early spring. Forsythia bushes are among the first plants of spring to burst in yellow bushy flowers.

Forsythia

Yellow Loosestrife (Lysimachia Punctata)

Lysimachia Punctata (Yellow Loosestrife) is a perennial yellow flowering shrub that produces sturdy, upright stems loaded with spikes of cup-shaped, golden yellow flowers, tinged with red at their center. 

Yellow Loosestrife (Lysimachia Punctata)

Craspedia

Craspedia is a genus of flowering plants in the daisy family commonly known as billy buttons and woollyheads. It produces flowers on long, stiff, easy-to-harvest stems. Craspedia flowers have a long vase life and are also ideal as a dried flower.

Craspedia

Yellow Iris (Iris pseudacorus)

 Iris pseudacorus, commonly known as Yellow Iris, is a herbaceous perennial plant with eye-catching bright yellow flowers that grow to about 4 inches wide.

Yellow Iris (Iris pseudacorus)

Cinquefoil (Potentilla)

Potentilla also called shrubby cinquefoil or bush cinquefoil, is a popular landscape shrub. It can be a herbaceous perennial, deciduous shrub, or annual plant producing clusters of saucer-shaped, 5-petalled flowers over a long blooming season. The blossoms can be a shade of pink, red, yellow, or white.

Cinquefoil (Potentilla)

Yellow Jessamine (Gelsemium sempervirens)

Gelsemium sempervirens, commonly called false jasmine or false jessamine, is an evergreen twining wild vine with yellow flowers.

Yellow Jessamine (Gelsemium sempervirens)

Yellow Elder (Tecoma stans)

Tecoma stans (Yellow Elder) is a species of flowering perennial shrub that grows fast. It produces long droopy branches boasting brilliant clusters of bright yellow trumpet-like flowers.

Yellow Elder (Tecoma stans)

Yellow corydalis

Corydalis lutea (Fumewort) is a perennial that creates an attractive mound of fern-like, fresh green, divided leaves. From late spring to early fall, it blooms bright yellow, short-spurred, locket-shaped flowers, 3/4 inches long.

Yellow corydalis

Allamanda cathartica (Golden Trumpet)

Allamanda cathartica (Golden Trumpet) is an evergreen tropical shrubby climber that sprouts deep golden yellow trumpet flowers, 5 inches in size.

Allamanda cathartica (Golden Trumpet)

Blanket Flowers (Gaillardia)

Drought tolerant and delightfully colorful, Blanket Flowers (Gaillardia) are short-lived perennials renowned for their profuse, long-lasting, colorful mounds of bright, single, or double daisy-like flowers atop attractive gray-green foliage from late spring to fall.

Blanket Flowers (Gaillardia)

Yellow Daylily (Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus)

Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus is commonly called lemon daylily or lemon lily and features 4″ diameter, trumpet-shaped, lemon-yellow flowers.

Yellow Daylily (Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus)

Heartbreak Grass (Gelsemium)

Gelsemium elegans, commonly known as heartbreak grass, is a poisonous plant. Although toxic, the plant is harvested from the wild for medicinal use.

Japanese Kerria (Kerria japonica)

Noted for its green winter stems and yellow spring flowers, Kerria japonica ‘Pleniflora’ (Japanese Kerria) is a vigorous suckering deciduous shrub.

Japanese Kerria (Kerria japonica)

Centaurea macrocephala

Centaurea macrocephala is a species of flowering plant in the aster family, Asteraceae, and a member of the thistle tribe, Cynareae. Also known as Armenian Basket Flower, it is a large-growing perennial best used towards the back of a sunny border. 

Centaurea macrocephala

Forsythia × intermedia

Forsythia × intermedia, or border forsythia, is an ornamental deciduous shrub. It grows into upright-arching spreading branches that bend to the ground.

Forsythia × intermedia

Euryops

Euryops daisy is a large perennial bush that grows well in warm climates.

Euryops

Mecardonia

Mecardonia (Mecardonia hybrid) · Features A lush, low carpet of foliage sprinkled with bright yellow flowers. 

Mecardonia

Golden Columbine

Slightly fragrant, Aquilegia chrysantha ‘Yellow Queen’ (Golden Columbine) is a vigorous, clump-forming perennial boasting masses of bright golden-yellow petalled flowers.

Golden Columbine

Pachystachys lutea

Pachystachys lutea, known by the common names lollipop plant and golden shrimp plant, is a subtropical, soft-stemmed evergreen shrub  used as a common landscape ornamental in tropical areas.

Pachystachys lutea

Eastern Prickly Pear (Opuntia humifusa)

 A clump-forming cactus bearing few yellow flowers, often with reddish centers and flat, fleshy, green pads covered with clusters of minute, reddish-brown, barbed bristles.

Eastern Prickly Pear (Opuntia humifusa)

Bulbine frutescens

Bulbine frutescens is often used in landscaping where a drought-resistant, tough groundcover is required. Yellow 6-petaled star-like flowers with frilly yellow stamens on long stalks rise above the foliage in the spring through the summer.

Bulbine frutescens

Bidens ferulifolia

Bidens ferulifolia is a dazzling Mexican plant. If grown as a perennial it will develop into quite a large herbaceous plant, but it’s usually bought as one ingredient of a hanging basket scheme, and discarded after flowering.

Bidens ferulifolia

Geum aleppicum

Geum aleppicum, commonly called yellow avens or common ravens is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America.

Geum aleppicum

Julia Child Rose

Remarkably scented, Rosa ‘Julia Child (Julia Child Rose) is a lovely variety of floribunda rose with abundant clusters of fully double, cupped, buttery-yellow flowers.

Julia Child Rose

Everlastings (Chrysocephalum)

Chrysocephalum, known by the common name everlastings for their long life as cut flowers, is a genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae. They are also called yellow buttons, which, given their appearance, need no explanation.

Everlastings (Chrysocephalum)

Marsh Marigold

As its name suggests, marsh marigold is a plant of wet places such as marshes, fens, ditches, wet woods, swamps. The large, golden flowers of Marshmarigold look like the cups of kings, hence its other name: ‘Kingcup.’ 

Marsh Marigold

Begonia

Yellow Begonia Flowers
  • Scientific Name: Begonia obliqua
  • Type: Perennial
  • Sun: Full sunlight to partial shade, depending on the variety
  • Water Needs: High – water regularly and keep the soil moist
  • Hardiness Zones: 9 to 10
  • Soil: pH 5.5 – 6.2

Birds of Paradise

Birds of Paradise
  • Scientific Name: Strelitzia
  • Type: Perennial
  • Sun: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Hardiness Zones: 9 to 11
  • Soil: pH  6.0 – 6.5

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