Flowers that start with the letter A include amaranthus, amaryllis, allium, aster and azalea. Flowers that begin with B include baby's breath, begonia, bluebell and buttercup. Flower names beginning with C include carnation, chrysanthemum, cock's comb, calla lily, cosmos and clematis. Flowers that begin with the letter D include dahlia, daisy, dianthus, and daffodil. Euphorbia and edelweiss both start with E, while F is the first letter in freesia.Know More
Flowers that begin with G include gerbera, gladiolus and gardenia. Flower names starting with the letter H include hibiscus, heather, holly and hyacinth. Iris begins with I, while jasmine and jonquil start with J, and flowers that start with K include kerria. Many flowers begin with L including lily, lilac, lavender and lotus. The marigold, narcissus, and orchid, all start with M, N and O, respectively. Pansies, poppies, petunias and peonies all begin with P. The letter Q is relatively lacking in flower representation, but R includes rose, rhododendron, rosemary and rudbeckia. Flowers beginning in S include sage, snapdragon and sunflower. Tansy, thistle, tulip and thyme all begin with the letter T. Ulex starts with U, while veronica, viola, violet and verbena represent V. The end of the alphabet is represented by water lily and zinnia.
Many flowers have descriptive names or name that derive from legends. For example, when squeezed, the blossom of the snapdragon looks like a dragon opening its jaws. The narcissus is named for the Greek myth of Narcissus and Echo, according to 20000-Names.com.
NamesofFlowers.net features alphabetized lists of flowers. The website also provides subgroups of flowers such as tropical, spring, summer and wedding flowers, and also alphabetized lists of flowers by color categories. Flower merchants such as Burpee also include alphabetized lists of flower names to make shopping easier.Learn more about Outdoor Plants & Flowers
Animals with names beginning with the letter Z are rare. In fact, there are only a handful of animals in the world which fit that criteria, including the zebra, zebu, zorilla and zebra sharks.Full Answer >
According to Reference.com, there is a flower that begins with the letter "x," and it's called xanthosoma. This flower is a genus of 50 species of tropical and subtropical arums in the flowering plant family, araceae. All species are native to tropical America.Full Answer >
Some flowers that start with the letter "G" are geraniums, gillyflower, gentians, gerbera, goldenrod, gardenias, gaillardia, gaura, gazania, gladioli, gloriosa lilies, gypsophila and goat's rue.Full Answer >
There are more than 40 species of flowers with names that begin with the letter "K," including the Kafir lily and Korean chrysanthemum. Some species are common household flowers, while others are more exotic and found in tropical climates and desert regions.Full Answer >