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.

Ajuga reptans

Ajuga reptans (Bugleweed, bugle)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  6-9 in.(15-23 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Blue

Bloom Time:  May to June

Musella lasiocarpa

Musella lasiocarpa (Chinese Yellow Banana, Golden Lotus Banana)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  Up to 60 cm

Bloom color(s):  Yellow

Bloom Time:  June to September

Monarda fistulosa

Monarda fistulosa (Wild bergamot, Bee balm)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  24-48 in.(61-122 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Pink, Purple

Bloom Time:  July to September

Lantana camara

Lantana camara (Lantana)

Plant Type:  Evergreen shrub

Height:  36-48 in.(0.9-1.2 m)

Bloom color(s):  White, yellow, orange, red, purple

Bloom Time:  July to frost

Echinacea purpurea

Echinacea purpurea (Purple coneflower)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  24-60 in.(61-152 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Pink, Purple

Bloom Time:  June to August

Allamanda cathartica

Allamanda cathartica (Golden Trumpet, Yellow Allamanda)

Plant Type:  Vines and Climbers

Height:  10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Bloom color(s):  Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:  Year-round

Iris japonica

Iris japonica (Fringed iris, Crested iris)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  9-12 in (23-32 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Pale blue to white with yellow

Bloom Time:  March to May

Campsis radicans

Campsis radicans (Trumpet vine, Trumpet creeper)

Plant Type:  Vines, Climbers, Perennial

Height:  25 to 40 ft (7.6-12 m)

Bloom color(s):  Orange-red

Bloom Time:  Summer

Hemerocallis fulva

Hemerocallis fulva (Orange daylily)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  1.4-3.9 ft (0.4-1.5 m)

Bloom color(s):  Orange

Bloom Time:  July to August

Ruta graveolens

Ruta graveolens (Rue)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  12-36 inches (30-91 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Yellow

Bloom Time:  June to September

Verbascum thapsus

Verbascum thapsus (Mullein)

Plant Type:  Biennial

Height:  39-79 inches (1-2 m)

Bloom color(s):  Yellow

Bloom Time:  June to August

Commelina communis

Commelina communis (Asiatic Dayflower, Blue Dayflower)

Plant Type:  Annuals

Height:  1 to 3 feet

Bloom color(s):  Medium Blue

Bloom Time:  July - October

Verbena hastata

Verbena hastata (Blue vervain, Swamp verbena)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  24-72 inches (0.6-1.8 m)

Bloom color(s):  Blue, Purple

Bloom Time:  July to September

Scabiosa caucasica

Scabiosa caucasica (Pincushion flower)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  18-24 in (46-61 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Lavender to blue, White

Bloom Time:  May to July

Nymphaea alba

Nymphaea alba (White water lily)

Plant Type:  Perennial, Aquatic

Height:  1-5 ft (30-150 cm)

Bloom color(s):  White

Bloom Time:  June to August

Teucrium hyrcanicum

Teucrium hyrcanicum (Caucasian Germander)

Plant Type:  Perennials

Height:  18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Purple-red

Bloom Time:  Late spring to Early summer

Ixora coccinea

Ixora coccinea (Ixora, Jungle Geranium, Jungle flame, Flame of the woods)

Plant Type:  Perennials, Shrubs

Height:  36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Scarlet, Yellow, Pink, Orange

Bloom Time:  Blooms all year

Salvia guaranitica

Salvia guaranitica (Anise-scented sage, Hummingbird sage)

Plant Type:  Perennial, Subshrub

Height:  24-60 in. (0.61-1.5 m)

Bloom color(s):  Deep blue

Bloom Time:  July to October

Rosa xanthina

Rosa xanthina (Manchu rose)

Plant Type:  Deciduous shrub

Height:  4 to 10 feet (1.2-3 m)

Bloom color(s):  Yellow

Bloom Time:  April to May

Amsonia tabernaemontana

Amsonia tabernaemontana (Blue star, Eastern bluestar, Blue dogbane)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  24-36 in. (61-91 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Pale blue

Bloom Time:  Mar to May

Pulsatilla vulgaris

Pulsatilla vulgaris (Pasqueflower)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  9-12 in. (23-30 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Pale or dark violet, rarely white

Bloom Time:  April to May

Phlax subulata

Phlax subulata (Moss Phlox, Creeping phlox)

Plant Type:  Perennials

Height:  3-6 in. (8-15 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Rose, Blue, White, or Pink

Bloom Time:  March to May

Antirrhinum majus

Antirrhinum majus (Snapdragon)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  12-36 in. (30-91 cm)

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

Bloom Time:  April to frost

Cosmos bipinnatus

Cosmos bipinnatus (Cosmos)

Plant Type:  Annuals

Height:  24-48 in (60-120 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Pink, Red, White

Bloom Time:  June to frost

Helianthus annuus

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Plant Type:  Annuals

Height:  4-10ft (1.2-3 m)

Bloom color(s):  Bright yellow

Bloom Time:  Summer

Brassica oleracea

Brassica oleracea (Ornamental kale, Flowering kale)

Plant Type:  Annuals

Height:  12-18 inches (30-46 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Yellow

Bloom Time:  April to May

Trifolium rubens

Trifolium rubens (Red feather clover)

Plant Type:  Perennials

Height:  18-24 in.(46-61 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Purple / Red

Bloom Time:  June to August

Pachystachys lutea

Pachystachys lutea (Lollipop Plant, Shrimp Plant)

Plant Type:  Perennial, Evergreen shrub, House plant

Height:  36-48 in.(90-120 cm)

Bloom color(s):  White with yellow bracts

Bloom Time:  Seasonal bloomer

Lychnis chalcedonica

Lychnis chalcedonica (Maltese Cross)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  20-40 in.(50-100 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Orange-red

Bloom Time:  June and July

Campanula rapunculus

Campanula rapunculus (Rampion bellflower)

Plant Type:  Perennials

Height:  18-48 in.(45-120 cm)

Bloom color(s):  light blue or violet

Bloom Time:  July to August