Flower Varieties List

Flower Varieties for M

Magnolia see Lily tree

1. Mallow
(Lavatera)
Bekermalva in Dutch
Family of Malvaceae
Cut flower

Annuals
Tender sweet blossoms
Blooming from mid-summer

Maximum plant height is about 200cm

Preferred mild sun and good drainage ground

Required support
Remove spent flowers can invite new
Border plant

a. Lavatera-Barnsley
Flowers in white


White Mallow flowering plant

b. Lavatera-trimestris
Flowers in pink


Pink flower with 5 petals

2. Maltese-Cross
(Lychnis-Chalcedonica)
Brandende-Liefde in Dutch
Family of Caryophyllaceae
Cut flowers
Perennial red flowers

Plant height is about 100cm
Very deep roots
Love full sun
Blooming in summer


Maltese-cross flower is a summer bloomer

Marigold in African flowers
Corn Marigold in flowers names
Marsh Marigold in plants for ponds

3. May-flower
(Verbena)
Ijzerhard in Dutch
Family of Verbenaceae

Attractive cut flower with a white heart

Annuals ornament plant
Plant height is about 40cm
Great for hanging baskets
Butterfly beloved
Blooming from late spring

a. Verbena-hybrida
Flowers in light purple, dark purple, bluish purple, and pure white


Dark purple May-flower growing in a basket

Purple Verbena-hybrid has a white heart

Soft purple flowers invited a moth insect

Pure white Verbena-hybridWhite Flowers

4. Morning-glory
(Ipomoea)
Dagschone or Dagbloem or Ochtend dauw or Winde in Dutch

Family of Convolvulaceae
Annual in cold countries
Love a sunny location

Flowering in mid-summer
Blossoms in trumpet form
Plant height is about 3 meter

Climbing flowering plant
Preferred soil rich in clay
Warm weather perennials

Love a sheltered location
Sensitive to the rain and the wind
Rich blooming in full sun

a. Ipomoea-indica
Flower in sweet blue


Blue Morning-glory flower

5. Mourning bride
(Scabious-japonica)
Duifkruid or Schurftkruid in Dutch
Family of Dipsacaceae
Winter hard

Organic flowers in pale purple and pure white

Annuals, biennials and perennial plants
Love sunny and half shadow
Blooming from mid-spring to late summer



Sweet purple flower attracted a Honey bee

Half opened Mourning bride flower

Flower Varieties for N

Narcissus see daffodil

6. Nasturtium, Garden
(Tropaeolum majus)
Oostindische kers in Dutch
Family of Tropaeolaceae

Annual in the cold country
Single flowering ground cover
Dwarf creeping vine plant
Multi-coloured blossoms

Best grown under mild sun or half-shadow

Love an ordinary damp soil

Can be grown in hanging basket or containers

Flowers, leaves and seeds are edible
Blooming from July
Average height is 35cm
Herbaceous herbs


Tropaeolum majus creeping plantOrange and Yellow Flowers

Nectaroscordum-siculum see Flowering Onion

7. Nerium
Family of Apocynaceae
Evergreens
Large fragrance flowers
Perennial flower
Required winter protection

Love full sun
Minimum growing temperature is about 8 °C
Poisoning plant in shrub form
Flowering from late spring to autumn

a. Nerium-oleander 'Rosa simple'
Medium pink and white flower


White single Nerium-oleander

5 petals scented flower in medium pink5 Petals Pink Flower

Flower Varieties for O

8. Orchid
(Orchidaceae)
Mostly perennials
Tropical Herb plant

Love plenty of light
Preferred to live in a humid location
Blooming minimum once a year

a. Dancing Orchid, yellow
(Oncidium)
Cut flowers
Flowers in bright yellow and brown highlight
Love half shadow
Fragrant flowers

Growing temperature the best between  15-25°C

Popular in Singapore
Excellent for flower arrangements


Small Oncidium orchid flower looks like a lady dancer

b. Jungle Orchids
(Dendrobium)
Indoor plants
Potted house plant
Fragrant white flowers



Small jungle orchid in white

Dendrobium orchid in cream with pink highlight


Nobile Dendrobium

Giant fragrant flowers
Produce easily a young orchid plant
Flower in pinkish purple, white with a yellow heart


A large Nobile Dendrobium orchid in white, pink and yellow.

c. Miltonia Orchids
Indoor plants
Butterflies a-like fragrant flowers
Flowers in reddish purple

Can grow outdoor during the summer
under shelter or in the balcony


Butterflies a-like orchids in deep red colour

d. Paphiopedilum Orchid
Generally blooming twice yearly
Long lasting outdoor plant

Flowers in brown and green, red and green , and yellow and green


Paphiopedilum Orchids with green strips and yellow cups

Paphiopedilum Orchid with black strips and a dark brown cup

Paphiopedilum Orchid in greeen, pink and brown

Indoor Paphiopedilum Orchid

e. Phalaenopsis-amabilis Orchids
Fragrant flowers
Popular indoor house plant
Love a cool standing place

Love plenty of indirect sunlight
Generally blooming twice yearly
Flowers can last for 9 months
Everlasting orchids
Flowers in many colours

Excellent for winter decoration and as a gift for all occasions


Blood red Phalaenopsis orchid

Deep Purple Orchid plant

Soft yellow Phalaenopsis-amabilis orchid

Phalaenopsis orchid showing many vines on its petals

Purple Phalaenopsis-amabilis

Orchid flower in light yellow with plentiful of purple vines

Pinkish purple Phalaenopsis orchid

Orchid in light yellow background covered with red vines

Phalaenopsis orchid in white with purplish highlight

Orchid in soft purplish pink colour

One pair of soft tender pink Phalaenopsis orchid

3 orhids in white with tinted pink and yellow

Orchid in soft pinkish purple lines

White Phalaenopsis amabilis orchid

Orchid in white background with reddish purple patches

9. Oxeye
(Buphthalmum-salicifolium)
Koeienoog in Dutch
Bright yellow flower
Insects beloved
Moist lover

Preferred a sunny or partial shadow place
Flowering from late spring
Plant height is about 50cm
Great for the border


A bee is working on a Buphthalmum-salicifolium flower


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