Types of Flowers, Flower Information

Different types of flowers with pictures and names. Information on flowers including colors, height, bloom time, types, leaves, flowers, how to grow.

Strelitzia reginae

Strelitzia reginae (Bird of Paradise)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Orange/blue

Bloom Time:  Spring

Stachys byzantine

Stachys lanata or Stachys byzantine (Lambs Ear)

Plant Type:  Perennials

Height:  6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Purplish-pink

Bloom Time:  May to July

Passiflora coccinea

Passiflora coccinea (Red Passion Flower, Scarlet Passion Flower, Red Granadilla)

Plant Type:  Vines and Climbers

Height:  20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Bloom color(s):  Scarlet red

Bloom Time:  July to September

Barbarea vulgaris Variegata

Barbarea vulgaris (Yellow Rocket)

Plant Type:  Perennials

Height:  12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Yellow

Bloom Time:  March to June

Tagetes erecta

Tagetes erecta (African marigold)

Plant Type:  Annuals

Height:  1 to 4 feet

Bloom color(s):  Yellow, Orange

Bloom Time:  June to frost

Persian buttercup

Ranunculus asiaticus (Persian buttercup)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Red, Yellow, White, Purple, Pink, Orange

Bloom Time:  Late Spring to Early Summer

Strophanthus preussii

Strophanthus preussii (Preuss Strophanthus, Poison Arrow Flower, Spider tresses)

Plant Type:  Climbing shrub

Height:  10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Bloom color(s):  Cream

Bloom Time:  Summer

Luculia pinceana

Luculia pinceana (Luculia)

Plant Type:  Shrub

Height:  2-10 m

Bloom color(s):  Pink

Bloom Time:  Mid Winter

Tristellateia australasiae

Tristellateia australasiae A. Rich. (Shower of Gold Climber, Vining Galphimia, Vining Milkweed, Maidens Jealousy, Thryallis Vine)

Plant Type:  Climbing vine

Height:  6-10 ft (1.8-3 m)

Bloom color(s):  Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:  Summer to Fall

Tibouchina urvilleana

Tibouchina urvilleana (Princess flower)

Plant Type:  Evergreen shrub or small tree

Height:  12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Bloom color(s):  Purple

Bloom Time:  Blooms year-round

Gerbera jamesonii

Gerbera jamesonii (Barberton daisy, Transvaal daisy)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  12-18 in (30-45 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Red, yellow, orange, pink, white

Bloom Time:  spring and autumn

Callirhoe involucrata

Callirhoe involucrata (Poppy mallow)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  0.50 to 1.00 feet

Bloom color(s):  Reddish purple

Bloom Time:  May to June

Impatiens noli-tangere

Impatiens noli-tangere (Touch-me-not Balsam)

Plant Type:  Annual

Height:  16-28 in.(40-70 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Yellow

Bloom Time:  July to September

Prunus glandulosa

Prunus glandulosa (Dwarf flowering almond)

Plant Type:  Deciduous shrub

Height:  1.6-4.9 feet (0.5-1.5 m)

Bloom color(s):  Pink, White

Bloom Time:  March to April

Pyracantha angustifolia

Pyracantha angustifolia (Narrowleaf firethorn)

Plant Type:  Evergreen shrubs

Height:  Up to 13 feet

Bloom color(s):  White

Bloom Time:  May to June

Impatiens walleriana

Impatiens walleriana (Busy Lizzy)

Plant Type:  Perennial

Height:  12–28 in. (30–70 cm)

Bloom color(s):  White, Pink, Purple, Orange, Red

Bloom Time:  June to October

Chimonanthus praecox

Chimonanthus praecox (Wintersweet)

Plant Type:  Deciduous shrub

Height:  Up to 4 m (13 ft)

Bloom color(s):  Pale yellow

Bloom Time:  Late Winter to Early Spring

Duranta erecta

Duranta erecta (Golden dewdrop, Pigeon berry)

Plant Type:  Evergreen shrub

Height:  5-10 ft (1.5-3 m)

Bloom color(s):  light-blue or lavender

Bloom Time:  Seasonal bloomer

Thunbergia grandiflora

Thunbergia grandiflora (Clock vine, Sky vine and sky flower)

Plant Type:  Evergreen vine

Height:  4.6-9 m

Bloom color(s):  Light blue, Violet/Lavender, White

Bloom Time:  May to November

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis (Chinese hibiscus)

Plant Type:  Evergreen shrub or Small tree

Height:  3.3-9.8 ft (1-3 m)

Bloom color(s):  Red, Reddish, Orange-yellow

Bloom Time:  Year-round

Dianthus chinensis

Dianthus chinensis (Dianthus, China Pinks)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Bloom color(s):  White, pink, red

Bloom Time:  April to June

Gardenia jasminoides

Gardenia jasminoides (Gardenia, Cape Jasmine)

Plant Type:  Evergreen shrub

Height:  2 to 8 feet

Bloom color(s):  White

Bloom Time:  March to July

Leucojum vernum

Leucojum vernum (Spring Snowflake)

Plant Type:  Bulbs,Perennials

Height:  5-14 in.(12-35 cm)

Bloom color(s):  White

Bloom Time:  April

Lycoris radiata

Lycoris radiata (Red spider lily,Hurricane Lily)

Plant Type:  Bulb

Height:  12-24 in.(30-60 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Red

Bloom Time:  August to September

Cosmos sulphureus

Cosmos sulphureus (Sulphur cosmos, Klondike cosmos, Orange cosmos)

Plant Type:  Annuals

Height:  12-79 in.(0.3-2 m)

Bloom color(s):  Yellow, Orange, Red

Bloom Time:  June to September

Brugmansia suaveolens

Brugmansia suaveolens (Datura suaveolens) (Angel Trumpet)

Plant Type:  Shrub

Height:  8-10 ft.(2.4-3 m)

Bloom color(s):  Pink, White, yellow

Bloom Time:  Spring, Summer, Fall

Russelia equisetiformis

Russelia equisetiformis (Firecracker plant, Coral plant)

Plant Type:  Shrub

Height:  24-48 in.(0.6-1.2 m)

Bloom color(s):  Red

Bloom Time:  year round

Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Caesalpinia pulcherrima (Peacock flower)

Plant Type:  Shrub or Small tree

Height:  10.00 to 20.00 feet

Bloom color(s):  Yellow, Orange, Red

Bloom Time:  Blooms all year

Edgeworthia chrysantha

Edgeworthia chrysantha (Paper Bush)

Plant Type:  Deciduous shrub

Height:  4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Bloom color(s):  Yellow

Bloom Time:  February to April

Duchesnea indica

Duchesnea indica (Mock Strawberry, Indian Strawberry)

Plant Type:  Perennials

Height:  2-4 in.(5-10 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:  June to August