Garden Flowers

Silverweed

Flower Type: Perennials
Potentilla anserine, also known as silverweed, goosegrass, or silverweed cinquefoil, is a prostrate perennial herb in the Rosaceae (rose) family. Silverweed is the only plant in the Potentilla genus with pinnate compound leaves and individual flowers on separate stems.

Sanvitalia

Flower Type: Annuals
Sanvitalia procumbens is a cheery Mexican annual with blossoms like miniature zinnias. It is an ideal choice for containers and hanging baskets. Sanvitalia procumbens is a carpet-forming annual that usually grows up to 6-inches tall. It has a frosty summer bloom of a miniature sunflower in ¾ inches diameter with yellow to orange-yellow stripes and dark purple-brown central discs

Rue

Rue (Ruta graveolens), also known as herb-of-grace, is a type of Ruta cultivated as an herbaceous and ornamental plant. It is endemic to the Balkan Peninsula. In general, the rue is expected to bloom between June and October. The small, hermaphroditic, yellow flowers create a loose veil of golden corymbs.

Ranunculus

Flower Type: Perennials
Ranunculus japonicas is a perennial herb of the family Ranunculaceae. It is a wild grass native to Japan. Ranunculus flowers add beauty and vibrancy to any garden. These perennial herbaceous plants, best known for their fragile rose-shaped petals, produce long-lasting cut flowers.

Pansy

Pansy is one of the first heralds of spring in gardens, but its ability to thrive in cold climates makes it a staple for fall planting and garden beds. Garden pansy (Viola × wittrockiana) is a large-flowered hybrid plant grown as a garden flower.

Mamane

Flower Type: Shrubs/Trees
Sophora chrysophylla, also known as mamane, is a species of flowering plant in the Fabaceae (bean and pea) family native to Hawaii. There are around 50 species in the Sophora genus, with mamane being the only representative on the Islands of Hawai. The yellow flowers are produced in spring and winter.

Creeping Lettuce

Flower Type: Perennials
The creeping lettuce is a flowering plant of the Asteraceae family. It is a widespread species in Japan. Being perennial, this plant grows to 0.2 meters by 0.5 meters. Ixeris stolonifera prefers moist soil and grows well in semi-shade or no shade.

Chinese Peony

Flower Type: Perennials
Paeonia lactiflora is a flowering plant that can grow 20-28 inches tall. The Chinese Peony is a perennial herb of the family Paeoniaceae. Peony is named after Paeon, the Greek god of medicine and healing.

Brittlebush

Flower Type: Shrubs
Brittlebush is a common desert shrub under the family Asteraceae. The plant can grow up to 1-5 feet tall and 4 feet wide. Research showed that the Encelia farinosa intrinsic water-use efficiency manifested strong responses to climate change.

Amur Adonis

Flower Type: Annuals/Perennials
Adonis ramose is an herbaceous Japanese plant with a height of 15-40 cm. It is a native flower in Japan. They are commonly used for groundcover, understory, or border. Amur Adonis is planted for good luck.

Adder’s Tongue

Flower Type: Perennials
Erythronium americanum is a perennial herb that belongs to the family Liliaceae. This species is a native range of Eastern North America. The common name of Adder's Tongue is given because of the shape of the flowering shoot.

Sage

Flower Type: Shrubs
From culinary to medicinal uses, sage has long been an herb garden staple. Sage is most commonly cultivated for its flavor, but it's also a relatively perennial and hardy plant in the garden. Garden sage is a medium-sized perennial shrub typically grows to between 15 to 24 inches (40 and 60 cm) in height.
Azalea Flowers

Azaleas: Mastering the Art of Cultivating These Colorful Wonders!

Flower Type: Perennials
Discover the vibrant world of Azaleas in our comprehensive guide. Learn about different types, ideal planting conditions, care tips, and how to handle common pests and diseases. Perfect your green thumb with our step-by-step guide to planting and propagating these stunning shrubs.

Red Ribbons

Flower Type: Annuals
Red Ribbons (Clarkia concinna) are a species of flowering plants in the Onagraceae (evening primrose) family. It is native to California, where it is found in the northern coastal ranges from Humboldt County to Santa Clara County and in the foothills of Sierra.

Shooting Star

Dodecatheon media, a shooting star, is a very popular native North American wildflower, commonly found in open woods, prairies, meadows, rocky wooded slopes, and bluff ledges. The shooting star is a plant species in the Primulaceae (primrose) family. There are more than 17 species in the Dodecatheon genus.

Japanese Primrose

Flower Type: Trees
Japanese Primrose is called sakurasou in Japan because it resembles Sakura, the flowering cherry tree. The leaves of the Japanese Primrose possess a rosette arrangement. The hairy petiole measures 1.4-4.7 inches in length. It signifies first Love, youthful Love, and longing in Japan.

Wild Narcissus

Flower Type: Perennials
Narcissus poeticus is a flowering plant of the order Asparagales. This species is native to Central and Southern Europe. The Wild Narcissus plant is toxic. The most poisonous parts are the bulbs.

Shasta Daisy

Flower Type: Perennials
The cheery Shasta daisy (Leucanthemum x superbum) is a perennial classic. It resembles the well-known roadside daisies but has larger, sturdier flowers. These daisies return like clockwork every spring or early summer and bloom until early fall.

Everlasting Daisy

Flower Type: Annuals
Rhodanthe chlorocephala is a species of daisy native to Australia and belongs to the Asteraceae family. The Everlasting Daisies can be dried and will last for a long time. This is done by hanging the flowers upside down after the cutting. This is best done when the flowers first open.

Japanese Andromeda

Flower Type: Shrubs/Trees
Japanese Andromeda is a plant native to Japan that can grow up to 1.5 to 4 m. It is a slow-growing shrub or tree under Ericaceae. The flowers are showy, and flower buds are bead-like in white. Some cultivars include a pink and deep rose.

Teasel

Flower Type: Biennials
Teasel (Dipsacus spp.) is a genus of plants from the Caprifoliaceae (honeysuckle) family. Members of this genus are typically known as teazle or teazle. The flowers are white, purple, lavender, or dark pink. Dipsacus species are endemic to North Africa, Asia, and Europe. The genus name Dipsacus is a Greek word meaning thirst.

Scabiosis

Flower Type: Annuals/Perennials
Native to Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Caucasus, Scabiosa includes around 70 species of small annual and perennial herbaceous plants that belong to the Caprifoliaceae (honeysuckle) family. These plants are mainly recognized by their unique appearance and genus name.

Rose

Flower Type: Perennials
Loved by many, the rose (Rosa spp.) is a popular garden flower. Its features, including its precious fragrance and shape, make it easy to recognize. Roses have been grown for millennia and have a long history that goes back thousands of years.

Prickly Water Lily

Flower Type: Annuals/Perennials
Euryale ferox is a species of water lily found in Asia. The Prickly Water Lily is a perennial plant in the order of Nymhaeales. The seeds of the Prickly Water Lily are used in Chinese traditional medicine. A study showed that extracts from Euryale ferox manifest antioxidant activity.

Little Larkspur

Flower Type: Perennials
Delphinium bicolor is a perennial plant of the Buttercup (Ranunculaceae) family. The stems of the Little Larkspur have a height of 4-24 inches. The Little Larkspur plants can absorb toxic substances, like herbicides, pesticides, and pollutants.

Shirley Poppy

Flower Type: Annuals
The Shirley poppy is the name of a group of annual ornamental varieties from the Papaver rhoeas (European wild poppy). There are more than 120 species of poppies in the genus Papaver of the Papaveraceae family. The Shirley Poppy was first produced in 1880 by Reverend William Wilks, pastor of the Shirley parish in England.

Marsh Gladiolus

Flower Type: Perennials
Gladiolus palustris is a perennial herb of the Iridaceae family and is native to Central and NW Europe. This species can grow to a height of 12-24 inches. The genus Gladiolus is a Latin word that means "a sword". The specific name palustris is a Latin word that means "growing in marshes" the plant's environment.

Thunbergia

Flower Type: Annuals
Thunbergie has been called "the most gorgeous vine in the world" by some. This blooming, twisted vine looks like morning glory from a distance, and the flowers are similar up close. Thunbergia grandiflora is a vine in the Acanthaceae family. There are 100 to 150 species of flowering plants in the Thunbergia genus.

Japanese Morning Glory

Flower Type: Annuals
Japanese morning glory is a climber plant with 5 meters. It has been a widely cultivated ornamental garden plant. In addition, growing Ipomoea nil is part of the curriculum of Japanese elementary students.

China Aster

Flower Type: Annuals
Callistephus chinensis, commonly known as the China aster and annual aster, is a popular annual plant that produces conspicuous, 3 to 5 inches diameter flowers from early summer through fall. The colors of the cultivars include shades ranging from white to pink, yellow, purple, red, and blue.
Lemon’s Rubberweed

Lemon’s Rubberweed

Flower Type: Biennials
Hymenoxys lemmonii is a perennial herb of the Asterceae family. The plant can grow to a height of 15-20 inches. The plants of the genus Hymenoxys contain sesquiterpene lactone hymenoxon, which is toxic to sheep.

Aromatic Aster

Flower Type: Perennials
Symphyotricum oblongifolium is a perennial plant of the Asteraceae family. The Aromatic Aster can grow to a height of 1-2 feet. Aromatic Asters are low-growing. Their stems are stiff, compact, and compact. When the plant's stems are crushed, it gives off a balsam-like fragrance.

Cosmos

Flower Type: Annuals/Perennials
Cosmos are annual flowering plants with brightly colored, daisy-like blooms that are borne on long, slender stems. Cosmos is a species of flowering in the Asteraceae (sunflower) family native to the meadowland and scrubland of Mexico, where most species are found.

Common Peony

Flower Type: Perennials
Paeonia officinalis is a perennial herb native to the mountainous regions of Southern Europe. The Common Peony plants belong to the order Saxifragales and the family Paeoniaceae. The genus Paeonia comes from the Greek name Paeon meaning a god’s physician.

Queen Anne’s Lace

Flower Type: Biennials
Queen Anne's lace flower looks like lace, and the flower often has a single purple dot in the center. Daucus carota is a biennial herb that belongs to the Apiaceae (carrot) family and is native to Southwest Asia and Europe. The genus includes about 47 species.
Astilbe flowers

Astilbe Flowers: The Secret to a Vibrant, Shade-Tolerant Garden

Flower Type: Perennials
Discover the vibrant world of Astilbes, perennial flowering plants that thrive in the shade. Learn about their unique characteristics, astilbe varieties, care tips, and how they can add a touch of elegance and color to your garden.

Drummond’s Phlox

Flower Type: Annuals
Phlox drummondii is a showy annual flowering plant under the order Ericales. The Drummond’s Phlox can grow to 6-12 inches. Drummonds Phlox is considered one of Texas’ most beautiful wildflowers. In addition, it has been valued as an “exotic” cultivated garden flower in Europe for nearly 150 years.

African Flame Lily

Flower Type: Perennials
Gloriosa superba is a climbing herb that belongs to the order Liliales. It can grow to a height of 1 meter. The plant is considered a danger to livestock because it has poisonous properties. All parts of G. superba are toxic, especially the tubers. This may cause fatality when eaten.

Mulla Mulla

Flower Type: Annuals
Ptilotus exaltatus is an annual herb endemic to Australia. This plant is a member of the order Caryophyllales. Ptilotus has about 100 species. All of the species, except 1, are endemic to Australia. For example, the beautiful colored flowered P. exaltatus is native to Australia.

White Trillium

Flower Type: Perennials
White Trillium is a perennial herb that belongs to the family Melanthiaceae. This species is native to Eastern North America and can grow to 1 to 1.5 feet. Trillium grandiflorum is used in a study to determine the negative impact of deer on the herb population.

Qantuta

Flower Type: Shrubs/Trees
Cantua buxifolia is an evergreen shrub of the order Ericales. This plant can grow to a height of 13 feet and is a native of the high valleys of the Yungas and Andes mountains in western South America.

Mount Finke Grevillea

Flower Type: Shrubs
Grevillea treueriana is a small shrub from order Proteales. The Mount Finke Grevillea plants are endemic to Mount Finke of Australia and can grow to a height of 2 meters. The flowers of the Grevillea treueriana are shaped like a toothbrush.

Desert Sand Verbena

Flower Type: Annuals
The Desert Sand Verbena is a native species of the southwestern United States and Northern Mexico, growing in the sandy areas of the desert. The flowers are trumpet-shaped. The flowers are fragrant with 5 lobes.

Cyperus

Flower Type: Annuals/Perennials
Cyperus is a large genus of around 700 sedge species distributed across continents in temperate and tropical regions. The greenish flowers are wind-pollinated, generally produced in racemes between the apical leaves.

Croton

Flower Type: Shrubs/Trees
Croton (Codiaeum variegatum) is a common houseplant cultivated for its eye-catching foliage. This evergreen plant varies widely in leaf pattern and color, and wide varieties have been developed. The whitish male flowers with 5 small petals and 20-30 star-shaped stamens appear in separate inflorescences as the yellowish female flowers without petals.

Cyclamen

Flower Type: Perennials
The Cyclamen genus includes about 23 species of perennial plants in the Primulaceae family. Cyclamen species are endemic to the Mediterranean region and Europe. The flowers of the species are white, lavender-white, or rose pink. Flowering Cyclamen are frost-sensitive hybrids from C. persicum.

Red Cranesbill

Flower Type: Annuals/Perennials
Geranium sanguineum, commonly known as bloody geranium or Red Cranesbill, is a hardy flowering perennial herb from the Geraniaceae family. Red Cranesbill is native to Asia and Europe. There are around 300 species of flowering plants in the Geranium genus.

Sweet Woodruff

Flower Type: Perennials
Sweet Woodruff (Galium odoratum) is a great statement plant in the shade garden. In spring, the plants are covered with white flowers, and the foliage gives off a sweet smell of hay. Sweet woodruff is a carpet-forming perennial most commonly cultivated as a groundcover in shady areas. There are over 600 species of flowering plants in the Galium genus.

Sweet William

Flower Type: Trees
Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus) is a species of flowering plant in the family Caryophyllaceae native to parts of Asia and southern Europe. The flowers come in vibrant reds, pinks, whites, and two-tone hues, often with contrasting eyes and bearded petals lined on the inside.

Strawberry Banksia

Flower Type: Shrubs/Trees
Banksia menziesii, also known as Strawberry Banksia or firewood Banksia, is a flowering plant of the genus Banksia. This Western Australia native contains over 75 species, all but one occurring naturally in Australia.

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