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.

Tagetes patula

Tagetes patula (French marigold)

Plant Type:  Annual

Height:  6-12in.(15-30cm)

Bloom color(s):  Yellow, Orange, Red

Bloom Time:  July to October

Gaillardia pulchella

Gaillardia pulchella (Blanket flower, Firewheel, Indian blanket)

Plant Type:  Short-lived perennial or annual plant

Height:  8-23in.(20-60cm)

Bloom color(s):  Red, Yellow, Orange

Bloom Time:  May to Aug

Alcea rosea

Alcea rosea (Hollyhock)

Plant Type:  Annual, Short-lived perennial

Height:  3-8 feet (0.9-2.4 m)

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

Bloom Time:  June to September

Papaver rhoeas

Papaver rhoeas (Corn poppy, Field poppy)

Plant Type:  Annual or biennial

Height:  10-35 in.(25-90cm)

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

Bloom Time:  June to August

Silybum marianum

Silybum marianum (Milk Thistle)

Plant Type:  Annual or biannual

Height:  4-6 ft (1.2-1.8 m)

Bloom color(s):  Red-purple

Bloom Time:  April to July