We’ve pulled together a list of 150+ flower and plant types, along with pictures of each one and details on the best way to plant them. You’ll find everything from common favorites like roses and tulips, to exotic plants and flowers. Find the flower names below, along with a brief description, a photo and some guidance for those of you who are interested in gardening.
Flower Glossary - Flower Guides & More
Roses are arguably one of the most popular flower types, but everyone wants to know what the meaning of each rose color is. We’ve created a handy guide for you to answer the question, but also provide you with a bit more context about each rose color type.
Are you trying to decide what rose color to give someone and thinking of pink roses? Or did you get a bouquet full of beautiful pink roses, but want to know where they came from or what the sender might mean? While often eclipsed in modern thought by red roses, pink roses actually have a rich history of their own and can be used to convey a number of meanings.
We’ve pulled together a list of 40 different types of lilies with photos, including favorites like Calla lilies and different colored lilies like white ones, purple, orange and more. You’ll even learn about seasonal lilies like the Easter Lily and super fragrant ones like Asiatics.
What do you get for the person who has everything? Maybe you’re looking for a cheerful way to brighten the day of a loved one who lives far away. Or perhaps you’d just like to add a festive floral touch to your own home or office. Whatever the case, you can’t go wrong with a lovely Christmas flower arrangement.
Many of us have received flowers for a special occasion like a birthday, a high school or college graduation or for a holiday like Valentine’s Day or Mother’s Day. Instead of just enjoying these flowers for a few days and throwing them away when they start to wilt, there is a way for you to preserve them. You can press your flowers so that you have a keepsake of a memorable event in your life. Fortunately, you don’t need a lot of know how or any special equipment to successfully press your flowers. Here’s what you need to know to press your flowers and have a keepsake that will last for years to come.
If you’re looking for a thoughtful and fun birthday gift for a friend or loved one, it’s hard to go wrong with a cheerful bouquet of flowers. But with so many choices available, how do you pick the perfect birthday bouquet?
Green flowers aren’t just for St. Patrick’s Day! You can add a punch of unique color to your bouquet or garden with green flowers. We’ve also included details on some green plants, as well.
Pink flowers are perfect for everyone from your girlfriend to mom or daughter, and look beautiful in any garden. From pink peonies to pink roses, you’ll find photos and information on 21 different types of pink flowers.
When most people think of flowers, they picture bright colors like pink, red, yellow and purple, but did you know that there are several varieties of black flowers, too? We’ve compiled a list of blank flowers that are sure to make your garden or bouquet stand out! Find names, photos and gardening info below.
Orange flowers can add a lovely touch to your garden, wedding bouquet or make a great gift for anyone who needs a bit of added cheer. Here you’ll find details on 22 types of orange flowers, plus see great pictures and gardening tips.
The History of White Roses
The white rose is one of the most versatile roses as it is a neutral color. Throughout time, we have seen white roses used to express love, politics, peace, and more. Continue reading
Flowers have a language all their own. In Victorian times, receiving a bouquet was every bit as expressive as receiving a letter or card. Today, most people are unaware of the less common flower meanings, but almost everyone you meet can tell you that red roses are a symbol of love. But how did this association begin? And are there further meanings to uncover?
The Origin of Yellow Flowers
The history of roses goes far back. I mean far, far, far back to over 35 million years ago (according to fossil evidence)! At one point of time, they were only red and pink roses cultivated. Now there are over 150 species of roses that we have come to love. One of the most popular options we see now is yellow roses.
Throughout our website, you’ll see references to different zones where each flower type can grow. If you’re new to gardening, you’ll want to reference the usda zone map to see which zone corresponds to your home area.
We’ve compiled a list of more than 45 types of white flowers including Lily of the Valley, Hydrangeas, White Roses, Ranunculus and more. Learn their names, see pictures and more.
Learn about 33 types of yellow flowers including sunflowers, marigolds, daisies and more.
Learn about more than 40 types of red flowers including Amaryllis, Gerbera Daisies, Red Roses and more, plus find the optimal level of sun and soil type. Find the perfect red flowers for your garden, wedding or home.
Learn more about more than 40 types of blue flowers including Iris, Hyydrangea and Cornflower, with our handy guide, plus find the best types of soil and light to plant them in.
Purple is an extremely popular flower color, with favorites including lavender and aster. We’ve compiled a list of 62 types of purple flowers.
Most people have heard of birthstones, but did you know that there are also flowers associated with birth months? Here’s a list.