Flower Guides A - Z

Flower Guides and Dictionary of Flowers (Part One)

Alphabetical Flower List and Names of Flowers

List of Flowers - A

(Yucca filamentosa)

Perennial flowers
Evergreen border plant
Ground cover
Dwarf shrubs trees
Love sunny, half shadow, and full shadow
Blooming yellow flowers
in the summer

Organic white flowers from a dwarf flowering tree, Yucca filamentosa

African lily (Agapanthus-aficanus)
Cut flowers
Perennial plants
Belongs to Agapanthaceae family
Clusters of medium sized blue lily like flowers
Love sunny place
Blooming in summer
Can stay back under frost free condition
Suitable for flowers borders

Outdoor perennial African lily, Agapanthus aficanus flowering in blue

Blue Agapanthus
Agapanthus Headbourne hybrid)
Perennial flowers
Required slight winter protection
With smaller strip form of green leaves
The stem is about 75 cm in length
Blue trumpet shaped blosssoms
Flowers about 5cm in length
Love sunny place and warm position
Happy with any type of soil, but not too wet

Small blue trompet flowers, Agapanthus headbourne hybrid

African Flowers (Agapanthus-aficanus)
White flowers
Cut flowers
Garden flowers
Perennial plants
Love any ground
Blooming in summer

White African flowers in bell shapes

Indoor house plant
Everlasting evergreens plant
Love 15 to 17 °C growing temperature
Perfect for office gardening
Love plenty of lights

Garden Ageratum
Belongs to Asteraceae family
Blue flowers like brushes
Borders flowers
Low growing plants
Love mild sun or half shadow
Blooming from mid-summer to autumn
Remove old flowers will prolong the blooming time

Low growing Garden Ageratum houstonianum blooming with blue flowers

Cut flower
Indoor fragrant plant
Love plenty of lights and warm place
Bloom within 3 months from seeding
Excellent for birthday flowers gifts
(This picture is taken during a visit to Cameron
Highland Garden Nursery)

Red and white Amaryllis flowers from Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

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Amaryllis flower bulb
(Hippeastrum 'Red-Lion')

Sparkling ruby red flowers when under sunlight
Grown organically indoors with water
Medium sized flowers
Blooming in winter
Great for special occasions

Chilli red Amaryllis, Hippeastrum Red lion

Japanese Astilbe
(Astilbe Japonica 'Red Sentinel')

Low growing sweet pink flowers
Love moist ground
Love cool weather
Love mild sunlight and half shadow
Care free perennial flowers
Blooming in late spring

Organic Astilbe japonica perennial flowers blooming in sweet pink

Blue Anemones (Wind-flowers)

Cut flower
Perennial flowers
Indoor house plant and outdoor garden flowers
Love sunny and half shadow
Blooming in mid-spring
Suitable for fresh flower bouquets

Organic grown blue Anemones flowers blooming in garden

(Brugmansia and Datura)

Large bush plant
Drought tolerant perennials
Love mild sun and half shadow
Blooming from mid-summer
to early autumn

Angel trumpets, Brugmansia Datura is flowering with rich peach blossoms

Anthurium (Flamingo-flower)

Cut flower
Indoor house plant
Perennial flowers
Everlasting indoor plant
Love plenty of lights and mild sunlight

Indoor flamingo flowers, red Anthurium in bloom

Aster novi-belgii plant
About a meter tall
Cut flower
Winter-hard with slight protection
Indoor house plant and outdoor garden plant
Love mild sun, half shadow and full shadow
Blooming in early autumn

Crown Aster plants with light, dark pink and purple flowers

Family of Rhododendron
Everlasting indoor house plant and
outdoor garden plant
Love moist and plenty of direct;
or indirect sunlight
Blooming in spring and autumn

Indoor Azalea evergreens plant blooming in pink and white

Flower Guides (Part One)

List of flowers - B

Organic Baby-blue-eyes (Nemphila-insignis)
Button like flowers
Annual flowers
Low growing shade plants
Love full shadow
Can be planted in any types of soil
Bees beloved
Blooming in about 4 months from seedlings

Organic Baby blue eyes, Nemphila insignis annual flowers

Bachelor's button (Ranunculus bulbs)
Cut flowers
Annual plant
Garden flowers
Love any wet soil
Best plant in groups
Suitable for corners
Sowing in spring
Blooming in summer
Best vase flowers
Made a great flower bouquet with Anemones

Red Bachelors button flower bulb

Begonia bulb
Easy growing Indoor house plant
Outdoor containers plant
For flower Borders or patio garden
Annual flowers
Love sunny, half shadow and full shadow
Blooming from summer to Autumn

Annual sweet orange Begonia tubers is blooming indoor

Bergenia cordifolia Rotblum
or Elephant's ears Rotblum

(Schoenlappersplant in Dutch)
Common border plants in Netherlands
Perennial flowers
Bush plants
Slugs and snails beloved
Blooming in early spring
Suitable for water garden landscaping

Pink Elephants ears, Bergenia cordifolia Rotblum perennial flowers are slugs and snails beloved

Black eye susan (Thunbergia alata)
Suzanne-met-de-mooie-ogen in Dutch
Annual plant
Indoors organic flowers; and outdoor plants
Orange yellow flowers
Love moist ground and Sunny place
Stakes are necessary for supports
Suitable for hanging baskets;
containers; and pots
Indoor house plants and outdoor garden plant
Blooming from summer to early autumn

Organic window box flowers, Black eye susan growing as an indoor house plant

Bleeding-heart (Dicentra spetabilis)
Gebroken Hartjes in Dutch
Cut flower
White flowers
Love half shallow
Blooming from Spring to summer
Charming Border plant for front door landscaping

White mini hanging flower from Bleeding heart, Dicentra spetabilis

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

Blue Speedwell, Veronica spuria perennial flowers

Tropical flowers
Commonly seen in Singapore and Malaysia
Perennial flowers in hot countries
Annuals in cold countries
Love sunny place
Blooming in summer

Soft purple Bougainvillea tropical flowers bush

Buddleia (Vlinderstruik)

Semi-dwarf tree
Butterfly bush
Flowering Shrub tree
Purple flower with red heart
Love sunny and half shadows
Blooming in summer

Purplish flowers from butterfly bush plant, dwarf Buddleia

With so many lovely cut flowers from our natural flower guides, I am sure soon you will be growing your own organic bouquet and be an organic florist!

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