Common Flowers Names

Common Flowers List

1. Baby-Blue-Eyes
Also known as California bluebell
(Nemphila-insignis)
Haagbloem in Dutch
Family of Hydrophyllaceae
Organic grown
Sky blue button a-like flowers with a white heart
Annual flowers
Low growing shade plants
Love full shadow
Can be planted in any types of moist soil
Bees beloved
Blooming in about 4 months from seedlings
Average height is about 20cm

Nemphila-insignis button a-like charm is  bees beloved flower

2. Baby's-Breath
(Gypsophilla paniculata)
Gipskruid in Dutch
Belongs to family of Caryophyllaceae
Wild perennial flowers
Lace like mini white flowers
Love clayey soil
Rich blooming from early summer
Plant is about 100cm tall
Commonly used in the everlasting wedding bouquets
Best for patient growers
Flowers are mostly sold in its dried form
Florist beloved



Gypsophilla paniculata's white mini everlasting wedding flowers


3. Bachelor's Button
(Ranunculus-asiaticus)
Ranonkel or Boterbloem in Dutch
Charming cut flowers
Frost free perennials bulb plant
Cool Garden flowers
Love any wet soil
Great for groups
Suitable for corners
Blooming from early summer
Preferred sunny and half shadow
Best vase flowers
Made a great flower bouquet with Anemones
Insects beloved
Growing very well in earthy containers

A flower looks like a button
An indoor flower from the vase
One of the gorgeous Ranunculus-asiaticus from our common flowers
A Bachelor's button is slowly opening
A Bachelor's button flower is showing off its red charm
A garden flower is best suitable for your bouquet
The most cheerful potted yellow Ranunculus from our backyard

4. Balloon Flowers
Also known as Japanese Bellflower
(Platycodon grandiflorus)
Ballonklokje in Dutch
Family of Campanulaceae
Winter-hard
Low growing garden flowers
In cream, soft pink, light purplish blue colours
Flower buds look like a balloon
Insects beloved decorative perennials
Outdoor garden plant
Can be a ground covering plant
Blooming in summer
Maximum plant height is about 60cm
Love a full sun and half sheltered place
Great for an indoor table-top display



A wide opened Platycodon grandiflorus in Cream colour
A Balloon flower in pink colour
The decorative perennials bellflower is flowering indoor

More Common Flowers

5. Bear´s Breech
(Acanthus-mollis)
From Acanthaceae family
Cut flowers 
Perennial flowering plant
Whitish purple blossoms
Love any type of slightly moist soil
Abundance of flowers and decorative leaves
Insects beloved
Blooming in mid-summer
Can occupy a small garden corner

An attractive long stem of Acanthus mollis is blooming in the air

6. Begonia Tubers
Belongs to Begoniaceae family

Common flowers
Easy growing Indoor house plant
Outdoor containers plant

Great for garden flower borders or a patio garden
Annual flowers from warm and high humidity environment
Love sunny, half shadow and full shadow
Non-stop blooming from summer to Autumn

a. Begonia Single




b. Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Picotee Begonia'
Knolbegonia in Dutch

Large light pink flowers with a dark pink curly edge and a bright yellow heart



c. Begonia-Hybrid



d. Begonia Double, peach



e. Begonia Double, yellow



f. Begonia Double, soft pink and dark red


These annual clusters of Begonia flowers are blooming indoor


A home grown large organic Begonia flower


An in house natural grown sweet pink Begonia
The common Begonia blossoms are most welcome in the cold season
The light yellow Begonia buds
The Deep Red and Soft Pink Begonia flowers sitting side by side

Begonia gracilis 'Comet'
Flowers in pink
Large bush plant
Low growing flowering plants
Commonly seen in the tropical garden
Perennials in a warm country
Best as a flower border
Blooming in summer

A large bush of pinkish tropical Begonia flowers


7. Bell-Flower
Also known as Perennial-Larkspur
(Delphinium)
Ridderspoor in Dutch
Flowers stand right-up

a. Delphinium-cultorum 'Finsteraarhorn'
Blooming in mid-spring



b. Delphinium-Magic-Fountain 'Sky-Blue'
Double petals flowers in blue under strong sun power

Average height is 70cm
Rich blooming
Love a sunny place
Garden flowers
Blooming from late spring
Love moist soil
Can stand strong in the container

A verticle growing purplish blue bell flowers plant


Soft purplish blue Larkspur flowers when placed in the a strong and consistant sunlight will turn into darker blues

8. Bergenia cordifolia Rotblum
or Elephant's ears Rotblum
(Schoenlappersplant in Dutch)
Common border plants in Netherlands
Evergreens
Winter-hard
Perennial flowers
Bush plants
Slugs and snails beloved
Blooming in early spring
Suitable for water garden landscaping

Evergreen plant with clusters of pink flowers


9.Birds of Paradise or Crane Flower
(Strelitzia)
Paradijsvogelbloem in Dutch
Belongs to Strelitziaceae family
High quality decorative cut flower
Tropical perennials garden herb plant with unique characters
Commonly seen in Singapore and in Cameron Highlands
Last long in the vase
Minimum growing temperature is 10°C
Preferred good drainage soil
Love full sun
Excellent for hotels and restaurants table-top large flower bouquet


a. Strelitzia nicolai
Giant flowering plant
Crane flower in greyish blue and white colours




b. Strelitzia reginae
Medium to large plant

Flowers in bright orange and deep blue colours


Half opened greyish blue and white Birds of Paradise from Australia


Strelitzia reginae in blue, orange, pink and white from Cameron Highlands

10. Black Eye Susan
(Thunbergia alata)
Suzanne-met-de-mooie-ogen in Dutch
Annual creeping plant
Common flowers for summer

Orange yellow flowers with a dark brown heart

Love moist ground and a sunny place
Stakes are necessary for supports
Sensitive to cold and wet
Suitable for hanging baskets;
containers; and pots

Indoor house plants and outdoor garden plant
Blooming from summer to early autumn

Black eye susan Thunbergia alata loves a bright weather

11. Blanket Flowers
(Gaillardia 'Kobold')
Kokardebloem in Dutch
Belongs to Compositae family
Outdoor garden plants
Perennials cut flowers
Long lasting flowering plants
Bright red yellow fringe and double-petals

Bloomig in mid-summer
Preferred moist soil
Love sunny locations
Required plenty of water
Prune off the old flowers will promote new growth

Blooming from mid-spring to late Autumn

Long lasting yellow flower with a bight red heart

12. Bleeding-heart
(Dicentra)
Gebroken Hartjes in Dutch
Family of Fumariaceae
Cut flower
Love half shallow
Blooming from Spring to summer
Supper charming Border plant for a front door landscape

a. Dicentra spetabilis



b. Dicentra spetabilis 'Alba'

A line of pink sweet hearts blossoms for your front yard landscape
Little charming hearts waiting for your attention

13. Blue Speedwell
(Veronica spuria)
Ereprijs in Dutch
Belongs to Scrophulariaceae family
Cut flower
Flowering ground cover
Purplish blue perennial flowers
Wild border flower
Winter-hard
Bees beloved
Love sunny and half shadow
Blooming in summer

Bees is on a shoot of small little charming blue blossoms


14. Bougainvillea
Family of Nyctaginaceae
Tiny Tropical flowers with colourful leaves
Commonly seen in Singapore and Malaysia
Perennial flowers in hot countries
Annuals in cold countries
Love a sunny place
Blooming in summer

Bougainvillea glabra
Decorative leaves in pink, purple, red, yellow and white colours

Common flowers seen in Singapore and Cameron Highlands

Perennial garden flowers in hot countries
Annuals in cold countries
Climb plant
Love a sunny place
Blooming in summer
Can be grown in containers

Minimum ground temperature is about 25°C with high humid

Reddish Purple Bougainvillea glabra
Singapore Bougainvillea-x-buttiana carried orange coloured leaves
Singapore container climb plant with red leaves
Bougainvillea plant with white leaves surrounded mini flower
Pink and white leaves Bougainvillea glabra from Singapore


15. Bright-eyes-Flax
(Linum-grandiflorum)
Annual garden flower
A unique and tender flower
Very sensitive to cold and wet
Flowering under a very high summer temperature
Short spent flower
Love moist and good drainage soil
Can be planted in containers
An attractive border flower


Bright eyes Flax Linum grandiflorum flower with a white and dark red heart

16. Butterfly Bush
(Buddleia davidii 'Empire')
Vlinderstruik or herfstering in Dutch
Belongs to Buddleiaceae family
Semi-dwarf flowering tree
Originally grown in South America, South Africa, and North Asia
Purple with red heart flowers from a semi-dwarf flowering shrub tree
Large shrub
Love sunny and half shadows
Blooming in summer



Two purplish blossoms from a flowering bush


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