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.

Ranunculus muricatus

Ranunculus muricatus (Spinyfruit buttercup)

Plant Type:  Annual

Height:  2-11 in.(5-28 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Bright yellow

Bloom Time:  March to April

Helenium amarum

Helenium amarum (Bitterweed, Bitter sneezeweed)

Plant Type:  Annual

Height:  6-30 in.(15-76 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Yellow

Bloom Time:  Summer

Antigonon leptopus

Antigonon leptopus (Coral vine, Mexican creeper)

Plant Type:  Vines and Climbers

Height:  30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

Bloom color(s):  Pink to white

Bloom Time:  Summer to Fall

Tithonia rotundifolia

Tithonia rotundifolia (Mexican Sunflower )

Plant Type:  Annual

Height:  48-72 in.(1.2-1.9 m)

Bloom color(s):  Orange-red

Bloom Time:  July to September

Iris domestica

Iris domestica (Blackberry lily, Leopard lily)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Orange

Bloom Time:  June to August

Nymphoides peltata

Nymphoides peltata (Yellow floating heart, Fringed water-lily)

Plant Type:  Aquatic, Perennial

Height:  3-6 in.(7.6-15 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Bright yellow

Bloom Time:  April to October

Iberis sempervirens

Iberis sempervirens (Candytuft)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  6-12 in.(15-30 cm)

Bloom color(s):  White

Bloom Time:  April to May

Inula helenium

Inula helenium (Elecampane)

Plant Type:  Herbs, Perennial

Height:  4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Bloom color(s):  Bright yellow

Bloom Time:  June to September

Calendula officinalis

Calendula officinalis (Pot marigold)

Plant Type:  Annual

Height:  12-24 in.(30-60cm)

Bloom color(s):  Bright yellow, Orange

Bloom Time:  April to September

Gaura lindheimeri

Gaura lindheimeri (Gaura, Butterfly gaura,White gaura)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  36-60 in.(0.9-1.5 m)

Bloom color(s):  White

Bloom Time:  May to August

Rudbeckia maxima

Rudbeckia maxima (Large coneflower,Giant coneflower, Great coneflower, Giant Brown-eyed Susan)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  5 to 7 feet (1.5-2.1 m)

Bloom color(s):  Yellow

Bloom Time:  June to July

Salvia splendens

Salvia splendens (Scarlet sage)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  12-24 in.(30-60 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Red

Bloom Time:  June to frost

Tanacetum parthenium

Tanacetum parthenium (Feverfew)

Plant Type:  Perennial, Herbs

Height:  18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Bloom color(s):  White

Bloom Time:  June to August

Narcissus tazetta

Narcissus tazetta (Bunchflower daffodil, Paperwhite Daffodil)

Plant Type:  Bulb

Height:  12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Bloom color(s):  White

Bloom Time:  February to March

Althaea officinalis

Althaea officinalis (Marshmallow)

Plant Type:  Perennials

Height:  4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Bloom color(s):  Pale pink

Bloom Time:  August and September

Clematis integrifolia

Clematis integrifolia (Solitary clematis)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  18-36 in.(45-90 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Blue

Bloom Time:  May to September

Arctium lappa

Arctium lappa (Greater burdock)

Plant Type:  Biennial plant

Height:  Up to 2 m

Bloom color(s):  Purplish red

Bloom Time:  June to September

Euphorbia milii

Euphorbia milii (Crown of thorns, Christ plant)

Plant Type:  Woody, Succulent shrub

Height:  24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Red, Pink, White

Bloom Time:  Year round

Nerium oleander

Nerium oleander (Oleander)

Plant Type:  Evergreen shrub or Small tree

Height:  6-20 feet (1.8-6 m)

Bloom color(s):  Purple, pink or white

Bloom Time:  Summer

Cynara cardunculus

Cynara cardunculus (Cardoon, Artichoke thistle)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Bloom color(s):  Purple

Bloom Time:  Aug to September

Tulbaghia violacea

Tulbaghia violacea (Society garlic)

Plant Type:  Bulbs

Height:  12-24 in.(30-61 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Lilac-pink

Bloom Time:  July to September

Heliopsis helianthoides

Heliopsis helianthoides (Smooth oxeye, False sunflower, Oxeye sunflower))

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  36-72 in.(0.9-1.8 m)

Bloom color(s):  Yellow

Bloom Time:  June to August

Echinocactus grusonii

Echinocactus grusonii (Golden Barrel Cactus, Golden Ball)

Plant Type:  Cactus and Succulents

Height:  8 to 51 inches (20-130 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:  Mid Summer

Centranthus ruber

Centranthus ruber (Red valerian, Keys of heaven, Jupiters Beard)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  18-36 in.(46-91 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Red, White

Bloom Time:  July to October

Ratibida columnifera

Ratibida columnifera (Mexican hat plant,Prairie coneflower, Long head coneflower)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  12-36 in. (30-91 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Yellow

Bloom Time:  June to September

Erigeron annuus

Erigeron annuus (Annual fleabane, Eastern daisy fleabane)

Plant Type:  Annuals

Height:  Up to 1.5 m

Bloom color(s):  White petals with yellow centers

Bloom Time:  Spring through fall

Ratibida pinnata

Ratibida pinnata (Pinnata prairie coneflower, Gray-head coneflower)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  36-60 in.(0.91-1.52 m)

Bloom color(s):  Yellow

Bloom Time:  June to August

Saruma henryi

Saruma henryi (Upright wild ginger)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  18-24 in. (46-61 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Yellow or Yellow-green

Bloom Time:  April to July

Veronica spicata

Veronica spicata (Spiked speedwell)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Purple, White, Pink, Blue

Bloom Time:  Late spring to Early summer

Prunella vulgaris

Prunella vulgaris (Self-heal, Heal-all)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  20-35 cm

Bloom color(s):  Purplish blue

Bloom Time:  April to June