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.

Campanula punctata

Campanula punctata (Spotted bellflower)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  12-24 in.(36-60 cm)

Bloom color(s):  White, Pink, Purple

Bloom Time:  June to August

Geranium pratense

Geranium pratense (Meadow cranesbill)

Plant Type:  Perennials

Height:  12-35 in.(30-90 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Blue

Bloom Time:  June to September

Iris pseudacorus

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow iris)

Plant Type:  Herbaceous perennial

Height:  36-60 in. (0.9-1.5 m)

Bloom color(s):  Yellow

Bloom Time:  May to June

Geranium sanguineum

Geranium sanguineum (Bloody cranesbill, Bloody geranium)

Plant Type:  Perennials

Height:  12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Deep pink

Bloom Time:  May to June

Xanthoceras sorbifolium

Xanthoceras sorbifolium (Yellowhorn)

Plant Type:  Deciduous shrubs or small trees

Height:  10-26 ft (3-8 m)

Bloom color(s):  White

Bloom Time:  April to May

Lysimachia vulgaris

Lysimachia vulgaris (Yellow loosestrife)

Plant Type:  Perennials

Height:  24-48 in.(60-120 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Yellow

Bloom Time:  July to August

Nelumbo nucifera

Nelumbo nucifera (Sacred lotus)

Plant Type:  Perennial, Aquatic (Water plant)

Height:  3-6 feet (0.9-1.8 m)

Bloom color(s):  Pink, White

Bloom Time:  June to September

Ipomoea quamoclit

Ipomoea quamoclit (Cypress vine)

Plant Type:  Annual, Vine

Height:  6-15 ft (1.8-4.6 m)

Bloom color(s):  Red, Pink or White

Bloom Time:  June to October

Bletilla striata

Bletilla striata (Hyacinth orchid, Chinese ground orchid)

Plant Type:  Bulb

Height:  7-24 in.(18-60 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Purplish red or pink

Bloom Time:  April to May

Lychnis coronaria

Lychnis coronaria (Rose campion)

Plant Type:  Perennials

Height:  16-32 in.(40-80 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Pink, White

Bloom Time:  May to July

Veronica persica

Veronica persica (Persian speedwell)

Plant Type:  Annuals, Sometimes biennials

Height:  10-20 cm

Bloom color(s):  Blue

Bloom Time:  March to May

Kerria japonica

Kerria japonica (Kerria)

Plant Type:  Deciduous shrub

Height:  3-10 ft (1-3 m)

Bloom color(s):  Bright yellow

Bloom Time:  April to May

Securigera varia

Securigera varia (Crown Vetch)

Plant Type:  Perennials

Height:  12-24 in.(30-60 cm)

Bloom color(s):  White, Pink or purple

Bloom Time:  June to September

Potentilla nepalensis

Potentilla nepalensis (Nepal cinquefoil)

Plant Type:  Perennials

Height:  18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Deep pink

Bloom Time:  July to August

Cichorium intybus

Cichorium intybus (Chicory)

Plant Type:  Biennial, Perennial

Height:  8-60 in.(20-150 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Blue or lavender, white, pink,

Bloom Time:  July to October

Prunus cerasifera

Prunus cerasifera (Cherry plum, Myrobalan plum)

Plant Type:  Shrubs or Trees, Deciduous

Height:  20-50 ft (6-15 m)

Bloom color(s):  White

Bloom Time:  Spring

Lysimachia clethroides

Lysimachia clethroides (Gooseneck loosestrife)

Plant Type:  Perennials

Height:  24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Bloom color(s):  White

Bloom Time:  May to July

Chaenomeles speciosa

Chaenomeles speciosa (Flowering quince or Japanese quince)

Plant Type:  Deciduous or semi-evergreen shrub

Height:  6.00 to 10.00 feet

Bloom color(s):  Red, White, Pink

Bloom Time:  March to April

Papaver orientale

Papaver orientale (Oriental poppy)

Plant Type:  Perennials

Height:  2-3 ft.(60-90 cm)

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

Bloom Time:  May to June

Jasminum nudiflorum

Jasminum nudiflorum (Winter jasmine)

Plant Type:  Deciduous shrub,Clump-forming

Height:  10.00 to 15.00 feet

Bloom color(s):  Yellow

Bloom Time:  March to April

Coreopsis grandiflora

Coreopsis grandiflora (Tickseed, Large-flowered tickseed)

Plant Type:  Perennials

Height:  1.50 to 2.00 feet(46-60 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Yellow

Bloom Time:  May to August

Coreopsis lanceolata

Coreopsis lanceolata (Lanceleaf tickseed, Lanceleaf coreopsis)

Plant Type:  Perennial

Height:  1-2 ft (30-60 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Yellow

Bloom Time:  May to July

Coreopsis tinctoria

Coreopsis tinctoria (Plains coreopsis, Calliopsis)

Plant Type:  Annual

Height:  1-3 ft.(30-90 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Yellow, Brown

Bloom Time:  June to September

Centaurea macrocephala

Centaurea macrocephala (Giant knapweed)

Plant Type:  Perennial

Height:  3-4 ft.(0.9-1.2 m)

Bloom color(s):  Yellow

Bloom Time:  June to July

Helenium autumnale

Helenium autumnale (Common sneezeweed)

Plant Type:  Perennial

Height:  4-6 ft.(1.2-1.8 m)

Bloom color(s):  Yellow, Orange, Red

Bloom Time:  August to October

Achillea millefolium

Achillea millefolium (Yarrow)

Plant Type:  Perennial

Height:  24-35in.(60-90cm)

Bloom color(s):  White or light pink to deep purple

Bloom Time:  June to September

Rudbeckia hirta

Rudbeckia hirta (Black-eyed Susan)

Plant Type:  Perennial

Height:  12–39 in.(30–100 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Yellow, orange, brown

Bloom Time:  June to September

Oenothera speciosa

Oenothera speciosa (Pink evening primrose, Showy evening primrose, Mexican evening primrose)

Plant Type:  Perennial

Height:  0.75 to 2.00 feet

Bloom color(s):  Pink

Bloom Time:  May to July

Malva sylvestris

Malva sylvestris (Common mallow)

Plant Type:  Short-lived perennial or biennial

Height:  24-36 in (60-90 cm)

Bloom color(s):  Purple, Magenta, Pink

Bloom Time:  May to October

Lythrum salicaria

Lythrum salicaria (Purple loosestrife)

Plant Type:  Perennial

Height:  3.2 to 4.9 ft.(1–1.5 m)

Bloom color(s):  Magenta

Bloom Time:  May to September