Everyone loves flowers, but how many of us know most of the flowers found in nature? We will give information about flowers starting with A to Z in our “Flowers That Start With Name” series. In this article, we will talk about 24 flowers that start with “a”. If you are wondering about flower names that start with other letters, you can check the “Flowers That Start With Name” category on our site. Here are the flower names starting with the letter “a”;
Abutilon is a large genus of spiny flowering plants from the mint family, Malvales. It is naturally distributed all over the tropical and subtropical parts of the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia, and South America. Abutilon is one of many common names for the mint plant commonly known as “Mimosa Pomona” which is native to the Andes Mountains. Some sources suggest that it may also have a similar scent to the popular pennyroyal scent. The plant is highly ornamental and grows in groups of up to eight flowers, each set in a narrow arch of petals.
Acacia Cambogia is a tropical tree that grows mainly in south and east Asia, particularly in India, Thailand, Cambodia, and central China. It was named after the Indian doctor, Dr. Alexander Parkes, who described the plant as “ashes”. The word “ash” in Latin means “ashes”. The scientific name of this tree is: Shita. Family: Mimosa
Aconite is a deciduous tree with aromatic foliage. The bark of this tree is patterned with grayish purple; yellow to white stripes; and bands of cream, blue or purple coloration appear in the twigs. Aconite is found in the southern USA, western Canada, and New England. It has a distinctive fragrance. The flowers are large and about two inches long. The tree is a deciduous tree.
African Daisies are one of the most popular flowers in South Africa and the surrounding countries. The blooms last for a few weeks and can be kept as a plant in a vase or container for the rest of its life. They are also great as a bouquet or even vase with roses or carnations.
Agapanthus can be found in a number of places. One place to find it is in the Southern United States in the areas surrounding Mississippi and Louisiana. However, one of the more favored places for Agapanthus cultivation is the north east quadrant of India, where the climate and soil conditions are ideal for this semi-shade shade tree. The name Agapanthus comes from the Greek word agapanos which means shade or woods and the Latin word vegetans which means to grow.
Alchemilla is an ancient and popular genus of herbal plants from the botanical family Rosaceae, also known as lady’s lace or commonly to be called Alchemilla. It is one of several familiar genera of herbs with names such as Aster, Avena sativa, Artemisia vulgaris, and Cactus. It was probably developed in Egypt, Asia, and Europe by means of grafting perennial herbs onto the branches of silver oak trees to make tea.
Allium (Allium sativum) is an evergreen perennial plant of the Allium genus which is native to Eurasia and now naturalized in North America. Alliums are known as alliums, allium, lily or even garlic (but never allium cepa).
Alstroemeria strifolia, the ‘chid’ itself has many common names throughout the world. They’re most commonly the last growing flowers left behind after weeks of picking dead flowers off bouquets and don’t have a fragrance, making them an ideal addition to floral arrangements with less fragrant flowers. Despite the name, alstroemeria isn’t actually a true flower. Popular in South America, Alstroemeria chrysanthemum also grows in other tropical and subtropical environments, with some individuals reaching a height of two feet. With a wide variety of colors and hues, they’re often used in combination with other plants such as Orchids and Tuberculose.
Alyssum is a family of about 100-, 170-species of flowering plants from the family Brassicaceae, with the most common species diversity in the Mediterranean area. It is grass in various shades of green, with a long, tapered appearance on the lower surface and purple-black stripes on the flower heads.
‘Amaranthus latiflora’, a plant with a long, elliptic-shaped leaves is now scientifically recognized as one of the eight main subspecies of the amaranth family. The scientific name, ‘Amaranthus santalinus’, is derived from the Greek word meaning ‘wildflower’.
Amaryllis, also known as Amaryllis umbellata, is a large genus of gymnosperms flowering plants, including a large variety of orchids. The genus Amaryllis includes some thirty-six varieties of orchids, with thirty to forty species known in the entire wild.
Anise Hyssop is a sweet-smelling perennial flowering plant that is found growing wild in Europe, Asia and North Africa. Its edible parts are the seeds, which have been used for many centuries in traditional medicine.
Aster bears are small, furry plant-like flowers that have four petals and one lip. The flower looks like a peach with an elliptical pattern on its lower surface. They have elliptical, fleshy, waxy, fleshy roots and little black hairs all over their bodies. The small white stamens protrude from the stigma.
Azalea is a beautiful large flower commonly known as the Azalea. Often confused with the more common azalea, the European azalea, the azalea belongs to a different family, the Rhododendrons, which includes nine other common flower species. Although closely related to the rhododendron, the azalea has its origins in Africa.
Acanthus, a member of the mint family, is a member of the mint family, Lamiaceae, with over 60 species in the wild. This aromatic herb, native to the regions of North Africa, Italy, and the Mediterranean region, is one of the world’s most important natural resources. For more than six thousand years, acanthus has been cultivated for its aromatic, medicinal, and culinary properties.
Aloe is a succulent perennial plant family of the genus Aloe, of the family Labiatae of the Araceae. A sun-loving, evergreen shrub, it arises from the Arabian Peninsula generally but grows wild in warm, tropical, and semi-tropical climates all over the globe.
American ash is a deciduous shrub that grows to be over one hundred feet tall. The flowers are trumpet-shaped and the trees are black with white ash inside them. They are also known as the River Birch, Black Mountain Cedar, and the White Ash.
Angelica (Angelica Sativa) is an evergreen perennial herb often used in alternative health to treat a variety of conditions ranging from heartburn to migraine. It is said to have been named after an angel who appeared in Europe during the 14th century and showed the blind man the herb he was drying. The name, Angelica comes from the Latin word ‘angelica’ meaning ‘angel’.
Anthericum, sometimes called “chapmex” by the Greeks is a Greek genus of around 300 named plants, mainly of the family Asparagus. The genus Anthericum has been described from a single plant, which is known as the “wild celandine” or “wild ear”. Anthericum species are of low maintenance, grow easily, have few foliage and flowers.
Arum is a pretty large family of flowering plants, in the order Floribunda, with over five hundred species recorded. With their bright green leaves and beautiful flowers, they belong to the family Allcariaceae, of which roses are a sub-order. They live in drier climates in north and south America, Asia, Africa, and Europe.
Arabian Jasmine plants outdoors provide a cool, shady place for the flowers to grow. Daytime temperatures Between 80 and 90 degrees Fahrenheit are perfect for flower production year-round. However, night temperatures between seventy and 80 degrees Fahrenheit are also ideal for flower growth, as temperature fluctuations in the evening can prevent blooming for up to a week.
Artemisia is an evergreen shrub with aromatic leaves, which contain a large number of glycoside Ascorbic acid which is one of the major components of the Artemisia plant. This acid is a powerful anti-inflammatory and analgesic that has been used by indigenous people for thousands of years to treat a whole range of conditions and illnesses. It is extremely common in China, India, and other parts of Asia and now has a worldwide reputation as an effective natural remedy.
Astilbe, the Italian herb and tea, has become more popular in the United States as well as Europe and beyond. Astilbe (pronounced ah-sigh-lee) is a perennial shade loving plant with big, round, color-loving flowers. To give your garden color, and a nice scent, grow Astilbe.