In a way, flowers have always been the perfect example of the beautiful things in life. False spirea, Farewell-to-Spring, Fig Marigold, Forget-me-not, Four-O-Clock, and Foxglove flowers are some of the gorgeous flower names starting with F.
Flowers Starting with F
Here is a full list of all flowers starting with F.
The False Bird of Paradise (Heliconia rostrata) is a gorgeous, highly-prized plant with brightly colored bracts and small, hidden flowers. The False Bird of Paradise is so remarkable that once you've seen it, you will never forget it! The colors of the flowers vary in shades of green, yellow, red, pink, and orange.
False Indigo mainly occurs along river banks, as well as in thickets and rich forests. There are approximately 20 species of Baptisia, all of which are native to midwestern or eastern North America.False Indigo has purple lupine-like blooms in upright clusters (up to 12-inches) on spikes.
This suckering shrub, native to Korea, Japan, China, and Eastern Siberia, is known as the False Spiraea (Sorbaria sorbifolia) because of the similarity of its white pyramidal flower panicles to those of Spiraea (steeplebush). The flowers are conspicuous racemes of small white flowers in dense cone-shaped panicles 4-10 inches long.
The fan flower (Scaevola aemula) is an excellent annual summer plant that can be grown as a bedding plant or in containers, window boxes, hanging baskets. The delicate fan-shaped blooms have 5 petals that vary from white, pink, purple, or blue.
Appropriately named, Farewell-To-Spring (Clarkia bottae) signals that the end of the spring bloom's peak. The Farewell-to-Spring bloom is bowl-shaped, pink to lavender, sometimes speckled with red, and flowers from late April to July (depending amount of rain and the timing).
Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is a culinary herb that is widely used around the world. During the flowering period, it produces yellow blooms that grow in double umbels. Usually, fennel plants bloom between early July and late September.
Fernleaf Yarrow is an especially richly decorated, tiny, bright, long-lived golden flowering plant which is a representative of the yarrow genus (Achillea). This particular species of the genus Achillea is among the tallest and is related to Achillea millefolium (Common Yarrow).
With its yellow tubular and white ligulate blooms, Feverfew is evocative of chamomile, which also belongs to the Asteraceae family. Feverfew is native to Western Himalayas, Central Asia, and Southeast Europe. The flowers are racemes of white florets with a yellow central disk, typically up to 0.8 in (2 cm) in diameter.
The Field Wood-rush (Luzula campestris) is a common plant in green areas like meadows, grassy areas, and plains. The plant is a common European species and is occasionally found in North America. The brown flowers are produced on thin, brush-shaped central stems that can grow up to 6 inches long.
The Fig Marigold (Carpobrotus edulis), native to South Africa, is a semi-hardy perennial from the Aizoaceae family, one of 30 species in the Carpobrotus genus. The large, conspicuous yellow flowers (7 to 8.5 cm wide) stand individually at the end of short side branches (i.e., individually and at the end of side branches).
The Flamingo Flower (Anthurium andraeanum) is another gift from the tropical forests of Latin America to humanity. Their curious lavender, red, pink, or white heart-shaped flowers have a twisted spadix (inflorescence) from white to yellow in the center.
The term flowering fern refers to the hardy gloxinia fern (Incarvillea delavayi), which is actually not a fern, but earned the nickname because of its fern-like, deeply divided leaves. In contrast to real ferns, flowering ferns glow with trumpet-shaped, pink flowers from the beginning of spring to late summer.
Reed (Phragmites australis) is a cosmopolitan herb found on every continent except Antarctica and is considered the most common angiosperm. The inflorescence is a pinnate and drooping panicle 15 to 50 cm long, often yellowish-brown to purple in color.
Forget-Me-Not (Myosotis sylvatica - State Flower of Alaska) is a perennial plant native to the provinces and northwestern states of Canada and the United States. The radially symmetrical blooms are light blue with vibrant yellow centers. They are usually arranged in rounded and divergent racemes along the branch.
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.
Like many herbs, Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum) looks spectacular when lit by the setting or rising sun. However, fountain grass also sends out beautiful, fluffy bloom plumes in late summer. The red, pink, or white plumes (depending on the variety) continue into autumn and give the plantings a casual and relaxed look.
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.
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.
Foxtail fern is a hardy and easily recognizable perennial herb that grows in many indoor containers and gardens. Foxtail fern has a tall, fuzzy, loop-like appearance. It produces small white flowers followed by vibrant red fruits in summer.
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