Bell-Shaped Flowers

    Bell-shaped Flowers

    The bell-shaped flowers are trendy because they are known for their beauty, colors, and variations. These flowers are common in many parts of the world, including the United States.

    The flowers that look like bells can also be found in some wild areas, and some grow in their gardens. Featuring green, blue, purple, white, pink, and many colors, these bell-resembling flowers appear on different plants, including some trees.

    Flowers that look like upside-down bells give the person who looks at them a sense of excitement and can add a stunning visual to any garden. These beautiful flowers can be used for many purposes such as decoration, using in weddings, making wreaths, and lovely gifts.

    Bell-Shaped Flowers

    Here is a collection of all bell-shaped, trumpet-shaped, tubular-shaped, or cup-shaped flowers in the world of flowers.

    Amaryllis Flower


    Flower Type: Perennials
    The pretty amaryllis flower, often given away at Christmas, is often seen as a sign of festive joy. While this is true, this flower has many other meanings as well. The Amaryllis flower is available in various shades, including purple, orange, white, yellow, and red.


    Flower Type: Shrubs/Trees
    Arbutus is a genus of 12 species of recognized flowering plants in the Ericaceae family, native to the temperate regions of North America, Western Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Canary Islands. Arbutus species are typically characterized by bell-shaped pink or white blooms in loose terminal racemes and by fleshy orange or red berries with a remarkably irregular surface.


    Flower Type: Shrubs/Trees
    Ardisia (marlberry or coralberry) is a genus of plants in the Primulaceae family. It was part of the ancient Myrsinaceae family, now recognized as the Myrsine family. The Ardisia genus includes more than 700 recognized species of flowering plants. Usually, the flowers have 4 or 5 green sepals and a bell-shaped crown of 4 or 5 pink or white petals
    Blue Balloon Flower

    Balloon Flower

    Flower Type: Perennials
    Commonly known as the blue balloon flower, Japanese snowdrop, Chinese snowdrop, Chinese bellflower, and Korean snowdrop, the Balloon Flower is a flowering perennial in the Campanulaceae family, including lobelia and wood hyacinth, and is the only member of the genus Platycodon.

    Bells of Ireland

    Despite their namesake, these majestic bell-shaped greens are native to the Turkey, Syria, and Caucasus regions. They have a scent that many people cannot really describe. The thing about the Bells of Ireland is that they can get so tall.


    Flower Type: Perennials
    Bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis) is a perennial herbaceous climber from Eurasia. This plant is found in most regions where it was accidentally introduced as a contaminant in horticultural and agricultural seeds.


    Calibrachoa is sometimes seen adorning cascading planters or hanging baskets and other containers, a hardy, and delicate flower. It's not the most popular choice in terms of formal arrangements and bouquets. Still, when presented as a potted plant, Calibrachoa is a flower with deep symbolism for its recipient.


    As a roadside flower that is now spreading in many regions of the world, the Campanula flower is a striking purple or blue addition to your meadow. This plant is a genus of approximately 500 species of plants in the Campanulaceae family native to the northern hemisphere's temperate regions.

    Canterbury Bells

    Flower Type: Biennials
    With their large, bell-shaped flowers, Canterbury Bells are a pleasant addition to cottage gardens and natural plantations. Canterbury bells (Campanula medium) originate from southern Europe but have been present in many gardens since the 16th century.
    Red Cardinal Flowers (Bell-Shaped)


    Flower Type: Perennials
    Cardinal flowers grow well as solitary plants in natural landscaping, mixed flower beds, and borders. The genus Lobelia includes 60 different species of flowers, primarily blue bell-shaped flowers in loose clusters or spikes.

    Casa Blanca

    Flower Type: Perennials
    Casa Blanca flowers are predominantly whiteto pinkto purple-red, and some are golden yellow in color. Their medium texture blends in with the garden. Casa Blanca belongs to a genus of approximately 100 species of herbaceous and bulbous perennials native to South America, North America, and Europe.


    Flower Type: Annuals
    Clarkia amoena, also known as the satin flower, is native to western North America from central California to British Columbia. The four-petalled flowers (2 to 3-inches in diameter) are red, pink, or lavender, sometimes with a spot or blotch at each petal's base.


    Flower Type: Perennials
    Symphytum officinale, commonly known as comfrey, boneset, or knitbone, is a large, bulbous, thick, tufted perennial (up to 3' tall and 2.5' wide). The tubular, flower-like snowdrops, white to purple to pink, appear in pendulous clusters from mid-spring to early summer.


    Flower Type: Perennials
    Convallaria majalis (Lily of the valley) is a fragrant perennial herbaceous plant. The only species of the genus Convallaria from the Asparagaceae (asparagus) family. Convallaria majalis is a perennial rhizome herb that typically forms a ground cover that extends indefinitely up to 8-12 inches high.

    Coral bells

    Flower Type: Perennials
    Coral bells (Heuchera Americana) are the world's perennial coleus. First, these plants came in soft colors with small, insignificant flowers. Now they are available in a wide range of colors, with some varieties explicitly cultivated for their flower masses. The small, greenish-white flowers in airy, open panicles are borne on slender, thread-like stems extending well above the mound of leaves, typically 18-24 inches high in late spring and early summer.


    Cowberries are harvested wild and used in various Alaska, Canada, Russia, and the Northern Baltic dishes. The genus includes around 450 species of flowering plants. The bell-shaped flowers are pale-pink to white, 3 to 8 mm long. The flowers typically bloom in early summer.


    Flower Type: Perennials
    Daffodils herald spring and the awakening of nature with their trumpet-shaped blooms. They are among the few plant species that can successfully grow in snow. Daffodils are typically golden in color. However, there are new varieties of daffodils in pink, green, orange, yellow, and white.

    Desert Rose

    Flower Type: Shrubs
    The Desert rose plant is an evergreen, deciduous shrub of the Gentianales order. Desert roses can grow from 3.3 to 9.8 ft. It is a trendy ornamental plant with plumeria-like flowers.

    Desert Snowberry

    Flower Type: Shrubs
    Symphoricarpus longiflora is an erect shrub of the Dipsacales family. It is often found in dry habitats. The flowers of the Desert Snowberry are fragrant and tubular. These flowers appear singly or in pairs along the leaf axils.


    Flower Type: Annuals/Perennials
    Diascia sometimes referred to as Twinspur, is loved for its luscious spring blooms in a range of cute colors, including white, orange, coral, lavender, and pink. A small nestled plant that looks fabulous in front of flower beds and garden edges. During flowering, a racemose apical inflorescence is formed, consisting of salmon, purple, white, orange, pink, or other colored flowers.
    Elephant Trunks

    Elephant Trunks

    Flower Type: Trees
    Pachypodium namaquanum is a sought-after popular succulent of the Apocynaceae family. These Namib desert flowers are large succulents from Northern Cape and southern Namibia. Elephant trucks are also called "halfmens" because they appear half Tree and half-human.


    Epigaea is a native forest shrub in the Ericaceae family that develops as an evergreen carpet in forests and peaty clearings. Epigaea is native to eastern North America and is the only member of the genus. The blooms of the Epigaea are dark pink, pale pink, or white.

    Eustoma grandiflorum

    Flower Type: Biennials
    Often preferred by flower designers when a classy flower is required for an arrangement, Eustoma grandiflorum is the epitome of a versatile and glamorous flower. The tousled petals and elegant buttons are available in various colors. They are available in different colors: pink, purple, blue, and white, as well as two-tone combinations of these shades.


    Often called the harbinger of spring, forsythia blooms in bright yellow flowers before its leaves emerge. This creates impressive golden dots in landscapes that break up the gloomy, snowy ground with the promise of what is to come. The blooms are produced in early spring, before the leaves appear, for a welcoming show of vibrant yellow flowers.

    Four O’clock

    Flower Type: Perennials
    Four O'clock will delight both your eyes and your nose, with fragrant tubular flowers that come in a variety of patterns and colors. Often, you even get different colored flowers on the same plant. the flowers are tubular, red, pink, or white, up to 6.5 cm long and 3.5 cm wide with 5 to 6 stamens.


    Flower Type: Biennials
    Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea) is a short-lived perennial or biennial Western European plant from the Plantaginaceae family (plantain). Pendent, 2-3" long, funnel-shaped, tubular, purple to dark rose-pink (often white) flowers with white and purple spots inside are tightly bunched along with each spike.


    Flower Type: Biennials
    An epitome of cottage gardens, Hollyhocks (Alcea rosea) are towering flowers that bloom in a wide range of colors for an extended period in summer. Hollyhocks are available in various colors, including yellow, white, red, purple, pink, blue, and even black.

    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.

    Japanese Snowbell

    Flower Type: Trees
    The Japanese Snowbell is a deciduous tree that can grow to 15-25 feet. The leaves of Styrax japonica are alternate and simple. They are broad-elliptic to elliptic-oblong. These leaves are medium to dark green with a measurement of 2.5-9 cm. long and 1.3 -4 cm wide.

    Kaffir Lily

    Flower Type: Perennials
    The Kaffir Lily (Clivia miniata) really knows how to put on a show - the display of its vivid buds is a spectacular precursor of spring. The conspicuous funnel-shaped blooms are produced in an umbellate-shaped flower head, colored yellow, red, or orange.


    Kalmia flowers can only grow wild in a few selected habitats worldwide and are perhaps better known as mountain laurel. Each flower (up to 1 inch wide) is cup-shaped with 5 sides and ranges from white to pink with purple markings interior.


    Flower Type: Perennials
    Kennedia is a genus of about 13 species of flowering perennials in the Fabaceae (pea) family and is native to Australia. The flowers are often arranged in the axils of the leaves, relatively showy and prominent, purple, blue, red, or almost black with leaf-shaped bracts at the base, but occasionally drooping when the flowers open.

    Krantz Aloe

    Flower Type: Shrubs/Trees
    Aloe arboresens is a perennial succulent of the order Asparagales. It can grow to a height of 2-3 meters. The bitter juice of the Aloe arborescens has medicinal uses. For example, the burn victims of WWII were treated with the concoctions of Aloe.


    Flower Type: Perennials
    The beautiful flower of the lily plant makes it among the most well-known flowering plants in horticulture. But this eye-catching flower is more than it looks. The flowers are generally scented and come in various colors, including pink, purple, red, orange, white, or yellow.


    Flower Type: Perennials
    Also known as Satan's apple, long missing from American pleasure gardens, mandrake (Mandragora officinarum) is staging a comeback, thanks to Harry Potter films and books. The solitary flowers have a bell-shaped crown of 5 petals, and they vary from purple to green-yellow. The flowers bloom in the center of the plant in spring.


    Flower Type: Perennials
    Extremely attractive and exotic in appearance, Montbretia produces decorative clusters of upright, sword-shaped leaves and glowing sticks of yellow, orange, red, and scarlet tubular flowers that bloom for 5 to 8 weeks from mid-summer to mid-fall. Most Montbretia flowers are arranged in an intricate panicle.


    Flower Type: Annuals/Perennials
    Nierembergia's adorable cup-shaped flowers and neat growing habits make them a valuable annual bloom for borders and containers. Nierembergia has pretty, slender, narrow leaves covered with purple or bluish flowers at the tips. This flowering plant grows up to 6 inches tall and up to a foot wide.

    Pasque flower

    Flower Type: Perennials
    As a harbinger of spring, the pasque flowers (Pulsatilla vulgaris) begin to appear before the plant's fern-like, feathery foliage has fully developed. The flowers are usually purple, but some cultivars also have red, pink, or white flowers.


    Flower Type: Perennials
    Jacob's ladder (Polemonium caeruleum) is a perennial species of the Polemoniaceae family. It is native to the temperate regions of Asia and Europe, where it grows mainly in meadows, grasslands, and damp forests. They are available in yellow, blue, white, or pink, depending on the variety.


    Flower Type: Shrubs/Trees
    Privet (Ligustrum vulgare), with its glossy dark green foliage, forms a dense living fence or privacy hedge. These plants can be deciduous, semi-evergreen, or evergreen, depending on the variety you choose and where you live. The genus includes around 50 species of upright, evergreen, or deciduous shrubs, which often form medium-sized to small trees and are native to Asia, North Africa, and Europe.


    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.

    Royal Bluebell

    Flower Type: Perennials
    Wahlenbergia gloriosa is a perennial herb from the Family Campanulaceae. The leaves of the Royal Bluebell are small, opposite, and dark green. Leaves have oblong wavy edges that become broad towards the apex.


    Flower Type: Perennials
    The Scilla genus includes around 80 species of bulbous herbaceous perennial plants in the Asparagaceae family, a subfamily of the Scilloideae. Most flowers bloom in early spring, but some bloom in fall. Several species of Scilla are popular as ornamental garden plants. Each flower has 6 petal-like tepals, and each tepal has a distinctive dark blue midrib (median stripe).

    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.

    Solomon’s Seal

    Flower Type: Perennials
    Polygonatum biflorum, commonly known as Solomon's seal, is a classic garden shade plant that gives garden beds an architectural component thanks to its arched stems. There are around 60 species in this group of perennial grasses in the Asparagaceae (asparagus) family.


    Stephanotis is a genus of the Apocynaceae (dogbane milkweed) that contains around 15 species of climbing plants native to Madagascar and Southeast Asia. Stephanotis plants are cultivated for fragrant, waxy, tubular, generally white flowers. The leaves are opposite, oval to elliptical, and leathery.


    Flower Type: Shrubs
    Datura stramonium, commonly known as thornapple, Jimson weed, devil's trumpet, or devil's snare, is a flowering plant that belongs to the Solanaceae (nightshade) family. About 10 species of thorn apple are common in tropical and temperate climates around the world.


    Flower Type: Annuals/Perennials
    Intricate and delicate, Throatwort (Trachelium caeruleum) dazzles with its thick cushions of blue-violet flowers and gives any garden or flower arrangement an elegant, lace-like charm. The flowers come in shades of white, green, pink, purple, and blue, but the flowers of the white varieties age more quickly.


    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.

    Toad Lily

    Flower Type: Perennials
    Tricyrtis affinis is a perennial Japanese plant of the Liliaceae. This species is endemic to Japan and can grow to a height of 30-60 cm. The flowers of Tricyrtis affinis are white with purple spots. The flowers have six free tepals in two whorls. Tricyrtis is a symbol of fertility.

    Wild Dagga

    Flower Type: Shrubs
    Leonatis ocymifolia is a flowering shrub of the family Lamiaceae. It is a hairy shrub that can grow to 1-2 meters high. The Wild Dagga plants have medicinal value. They are used by different tribal groups for the treatment of aches and pains during the flu.

    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.

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