Flower Names

Common and botanical names of flowers listed alphabetically by their common name.

Please find below an extensive list of flower names, firstly by common name and then their botanical equivalent. Please note for many of these flowers there are a multitude of different species within the given genus. The images shown are therefore example images of a single species and in the case of cut flowers tend to be those varieties typically sold in your local florist.

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Common Name Botanical Name Image Download
African lily Agapanthus Coming Soon
Alpine thistle Eryngium Alpine Thistle Download high resolution version
Amaryllis Hippeastrum 20071203-2ADQ3127
Amazon lily Eucharis eucharis
Arum Lily Zantedeschia 20070520-2ADQ0283 Download high resolution version
Baby’s breath Gypsophila Baby's Breath Download high resolution version
Barberton Daisy gerbera Transvaal Daisy Download high resolution version
Bell Flower/Canterbury Bells Campanula 20070612-2ADQ8027-3 Download high resolution version
Bells of Ireland Moluccella Coming Soon
Bird of paradise Strelizia Coming Soon
Bleeding Heart Dicentra spectabilis Bleeding Hearts Download high resolution version
Bloom Chrysanthemum _1050246
Blue throatwort Trachelium _1050524-2 Download high resolution version
Broom Genista Coming Soon
Busy Lizzie Impatiens Busy Lizzie Download high resolution version
Calla lily Zantedeschia Calla lily
Canterbury Bells/Bell Flower Campanula 20070612-2ADQ8027-3 Download high resolution version
Carnation Dianthus Carnation Download high resolution version
Chincerinchee Ornithogalum _1040516-3
Christmas rose Hellebore Coming Soon
Cockscomb Celosia Celosia Download high resolution version
Columbine Aquilegia Columbine Download high resolution version
Coneflower Echinacea IMG_16122006 Download high resolution version
Cornflower Centaurea Cornflower Download high resolution version
Daffodil Narcissus Daffodil Download high resolution version
Evening primrose Oenothera Coming Soon
Feverfew Tanacetum parthenium Coming Soon
Flame tip Leucadendron _1040862 Download high resolution version
Flamingo flower/painter’s palette Anthurium Anthurium Download high resolution version
Forget-me-not Myosotis Forget Me Not Download high resolution version
Foxglove Digitalis Foxglove Download high resolution version
Gay feather Liatris _1040837-2 Download high resolution version
Globe thistle Echinops 20070819-2ADQ0862-2
Golden rod Solidago Solidago Download high resolution version
Grape hyacinth Muscari Grape Hyacinth Download high resolution version
Guernsey lily Nerine Coming Soon
Hyacinth Hyacinthus 20090410-_MG_4997 Download high resolution version
Iris Iris Iris Download high resolution version
Jersey lily Amaryllis Belladonna Coming Soon
Lady’s mantle Alchemilla Lady's Mantle Download high resolution version
Larkspur Delphinium consolida Delphinium
Lavender Lavandula _1040856
Lilac Syringa Lilac Download high resolution version
Lily Lilium Lily
Lisianthus Eustoma Lisianthus Download high resolution version
Lobster claw Heliconia Coming Soon
Love in a mist Nigella Love In A Mist Download high resolution version
Lupin Lupinus Lupin Download high resolution version
Marigold Calendula Coming Soon
Michaelmas Daisy Aster Michaelmas Daisy Download high resolution version
Mimosa Acacia Coming Soon
Moth orchid Phelanopsis IMG_12672006 Download high resolution version
Mums Spray chrysanthemum Spray Chrsyanthemums Download high resolution version
Painter’s palette/Flamingo flower Anthurium Anthurium Download high resolution version
Peony Paeonia Peony Download high resolution version
Peruvian lily Alstromeria Jersey Lily Download high resolution version
Prairie gentian Lisianthus Lisianthus Download high resolution version
Rose Rosa Rose Download high resolution version
Scabious Scabiosa Coming Soon
Sea lavender Limonium Limonium Download high resolution version
September flower Aster Coming Soon
Singapore orchid Dendrobium Dendrobium Download high resolution version
Snapdragon Antirrhinum Coming Soon
Spray carnation Dianthus Spray Carnation Download high resolution version
Statice Limonium Limonium Download high resolution version
Stock Matthiola 20100425-_MG_6990-2 Download high resolution version
Sugarbush Protea Coming Soon
Sunflower Helianthus 20110418-_1010105-3
Sweet pea Lathyrus Coming Soon
Sweet william Dianthus barbatus Sweet William
Sword lily Gladiolus gladiolus Download high resolution version
Transvaal daisy Gerbera Transvaal Daisy Download high resolution version
Tulip Tulipa Tulips Download high resolution version
Waxflower Chamaelaucium Coming Soon
Windflower Anemone Windflower Download high resolution version
Yarrow Achillia Coming Soon