Flower Growing Guides
 
Guides to 269 flowers and foliage plants...
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Achillea millefolium
Aconitum carmichaelii
Aconitum napellus
Actaea pachypoda
Actaea rubra
Ageratum houstonianum
Ajuga reptans
Alcea rosea
Alchemilla sp.
Allium aflatunense
Allium caeruleum
Allium cristophii
Allium cristophii x macleanii 'Globemaster'
Allium giganteum
Allium moly
Allium oreophilum
Allium schoenoprasum
Alyssum argenteum
Amaranthus caudatus
Amsonia tabernaemontana
Anaphalis sp.
Anchusa azurea
Anemone blanda
Anemone x hybrida
Angelica archangelica
Angelonia angustifolia
Anthemis tinctoria
Antirrhinum majus
Antirrhinum majus (dwarf)
Aquilegia canadensis
Aquilegia x hybrida
Arabis caucasica
Arctotis hybrida
Aruncus dioicus
Arisaema triphyllum
Armeria maritima
Artemisia absinthium
Artemisia lactiflora
Artemisia x 'Powis Castle'
Artemisia schmidtiana
Asarum sp.
Asclepias tuberosa
Asphodeline lutea
Aster alpinus
Aster novi-angliae
Aster novi-belgi tall varieties
Aster x frikartii
Astilbe chinensis
Astilbe x arendsii
Aubrieta deltoidea
Aurinia saxatilis
Baptisia alba
Baptisia australis
Begonia x semperflorens-cultorum
Begonia x tuberhybrida pendulous cultivars
Begonia x tuberhybrida upright cultivars
Belamcanda chinensis
Bergenia cordifolia
Boltonia asteroides
Brassica oleracea var acephala
Brassica oleracea var capitata
Browallia speciosa
Brunnera macrophylla
Caladium bicolor
Calendula officinalis
Callirhoe involucrata
Campanula glomerata
Campanula latifolia
Campanula medium
Campanula persicifolia
Campanula poscharskyana
Canna sp.
Capsicum annuum (ornamental)
Cassia marilandica
Catharanthus roseus
Celosia argentea var cristata
Celosia argentea var plumosa
Celosia spicata
Centranthus ruber
Cerastium tomentosum
Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
Cimicifuga racemosa
Cimicifuga simplex
Chionodoxa luciliae
Cleome hasslerana
Cobaea scandens
Convallaria majalis
Coreopsis lanceolata
Coreopsis tinctoria
Coreopsis verticillata
Corydalis lutea
Cosmos bipinnatus
Cosmos sulphureus
Crocus sp.
Cyclamen coum
Cypripedium acaule
Dahlia sp. (bedding)
Dahlia sp. (tall)
Delphinium sp. Belladonna Group
Delphinium sp. Elatum Group
Dianthus deltoides
Dianthus sp. (Border Pinks)
Diascia barbaerae
Dicentra cucullaria
Dicentra eximia
Dicentra spectablis
Dictamnus albus
Digitalis grandiflora
Digitalis purpurea
Dodecatheon meadia
Doronicum spp.
Echinacea purpurea
Echinops ritro
Epimedium grandiflorum
Epimedium x rubrum
Eranthis hyemalis
Erigeron speciosus
Erythronium americanum
Eschscholzia californica
Eucomis bicolor
Eupatorium perfoliatum
Euphorbia griffithii
Euphorbia myrsinites
Euphorbia polychroma
Filipendula rubra
Foeniculum vulgare
Fritillaria imperialis
Fritillaria meleagris
Gaillardia pulchella
Galanthus nivalis
Galium odoratum
Gaura lindheimeri
Gazania ringens
Geranium endressei
Geranium himalayense
Geranium macrorrhizum
Geranium maculatum
Geum quellyon
Gomphrena globosa
Helianthemum nummularium
Heliotropium arborescens
Hemerocallis altissima
Hemerocallis fulva
Hepatica nobilis
Hesperis matronalis
Hosta crispula
Hosta lancifolia
Hosta plantaginea
Hosta sieboldiana
Hypoestes phyllostachya
Hyssopus officinalis
Iberis sempervirens
Impatiens balsamina
Impatiens walleriana
Ipomoea alba
Ipomoea purpurea
Iris cristata
Iris danfordiae
Iris ensata
Iris pseudoacorus
Iris reticulata
Iris sp. Intermediate Bearded cultivars
Iris sp. Siberian cultivars
Lablab purpureus
Lamiastrum galeobdolon
Lantana camara
Lavandula angustifolia
Leucojum aestivum
Leucojum vernum
Limonium latifolium
Limonium sinuatum
Linum perenne
Liriope spicata
Lobelia cardinalis
Lobelia erinus
Lobelia siphilitica
Lobularia maritima
Lysimachia clethroides
Lysimachia punctata
Lythrum salicaria
Macleaya cordata
Mazus reptans
Melissa officinalis
Mertensia virginica
Mirabilis jalapa
Monardra didyma
Muscari armeniacum
Myrrhis odorata
Narcissus bulbocodium
Narcissus sp Cyclamineus cultivars
Narcissus sp. double flowered cultivars
Narcissus sp. Jonquilla cultivars
Narcissus sp. Poeticus cultivars
Narcissus sp. Tazetta cultivars
Narcissus sp. Trumpet-flowered cultivars
Nepeta x faassenii
Nicotiana alata
Nierembergia caerula
Osteospermum ecklonis
Papaver rhoeas
Pelargonium x hortorum
Pennisetum setaceum
Persicaria orientalis
Petunia x hybrida WAVE
Platycodon grandiflorus
Polemonium caeruleum
Polygonatum biflorum
Polygonatum commutatum
Portulaca grandiflora
Primula denticulata
Primula x polyantha
Ranunculus repens
Ricinus communis
Rudbeckia hirta
Ruta graveolens
Salvia farinacea
Salvia splendens
Salvia sclarea
Salvia viridis
Sanguinaria canadensis
Santolina chamaecyperissus
Sanvitalia procumbens
Saponaria ocymoides
Satureja hortensis
Scabiosa atropurpurea
Senecio cineraria
Sidalcea malviflora
Solenostemon scutellarioides
Smilacina racemosa
Stokesia laevis
Symphytum officinale
Symplocarpus foetidus
Tagetes erecta
Tagetes patula
Tanacetum coccineum
Tanacetum vulgare
Thalictrum aquilegifolium
Thalictrum rochebruneanum
Thermopsis villosa
Thunbergia alata
Tithonia rotundifolia
Torenia fournieri
Trillium grandiflorum
Tropaeolum majus
Tropaeolum peregrinum
Tulipa acuminata
Tulipa batalinii
Tulipa humilis
Tulipa saxatilis
Tulipa sp. Darwin cultivars
Tulipa sp. double-early flowering cultivars
Tulipa sp. fringe flowered cultivars
Tulipa sp. Greigii cultivars
Tulipa sp. Kaufmanniana cultivars
Tulipa sp. lily flowered cultivars
Tulipa sp. parrot cultivars
Tulipa sp. peony flowered, double late cultivars
Tulipa sp. single flowered late, cottage cultivars
Tulipa sp. Triumph cultivars
Verbena x. hybrida upright
Veronicastrum virginicum
Viola cornuta
Viola odorata
Viola tricolor
Viola x wittrockiana
Zinnia elegans (edging cultivars)
Zinnia elegans (medium height)
By common name:

Aconite, European Winter
African Daisy
Ageratum
Allium, Blue Globe
Allium, Giant
Allium, 'Globemaster'
Allium, Purple
Allium, Star of Persia
Alpine Rosy Bells
Anemone, Japanese
Angelica
Angelonia
Artemisia 'Powis Castle'
Aster, alpine
Aster, Frikart's
Aster, New England
Aster, New York (tall varieties)
Astilbe, Chinese
Astilbe, hybrid
Aubrieta
Autumn Snakeroot
Balloon Flower
Balsam
Baneberry, Red
Baneberry, White
Basket of Gold
Bee balm
Begonia
Bellflower, Clustered
Bellflower, Great
Bellflower, Peach-leaved
Bellflower, Serbian
Bergenia
Black Cohosh
Blackberry Lily
Bleeding Heart
Bleeding Heart, Fringed
Bloodroot
Bluebells, Virginia
Boltonia
Boneset
Bowmanís Root
Browallia
Brunnera, Heartleaf
Bugleweed
Buttercup, Creeping
Butterfly weed
Cabbage, Ornamental
Caladium
Calendula
California Poppy
Canary Creeper
Candytuft, Evergreen
Canna Lily
Canterbury Bells
Cardinal flower
Castor bean
Cathedral Bells
Catmint
Celosia, Crested
Celosia, Plumed
Celosia, Wheat
Checkered lily
Chives
Clary Sage, Annual
Clary Sage, Perennial
Cleome
Coleus
Columbine, Canada
Columbine, Hybrid
Comfrey
Coreopsis
Coreopsis, Lanceleaf
Coreopsis, threadleaf
Corydalis
Cosmos (C. bipinnatus)
Cosmos (C. sulphureus)
Crocus hybrids
Crown Imperial
Cyclamen, Hardy
Daffodil (cyclamineus cultivars)
Daffodil (double-flowered cultivars)
Daffodil (hoop-petticoat)
Daffodil (jonquilla cultivars)
Daffodil (poeticus cultivars)
Daffodil (tazetta cultivars)
Daffodil (trumpet-flowered cultivars)
Dahlia, bedding varieties
Dahlia, medium to tall varieties
Daisy Fleabane
Dameís Rocket
Daylily, Purple Mountain
Daylily, Tawny
Delphinium (Belladonna Group)
Delphinium (Elatum Group)
Diascia
Dusty Miller
Dutchman's Breeches
Echinacea (coneflower)
Epimedium (Longspur Barrenwort)
Epimedium (Red Barrenwort)
Fennel
Flax, Perennial
Fountain Grass (annual)
Foxglove
Foxglove, Yellow
Gaillardia
Gas Plant
Gaura
Gazania
Geranium, Bigroot
Geranium, Common
Geranium, Endress'
Geranium, lilac
Geranium, spotted
Geum
Ginger, Wild
Globe Thistle
Gloriosa Daisy
Glory of the Snow
Golden Marguerite
Goatsbeard
Gomphrena
Griffith's Spurge
Heliotrope
Hepatica
Hollyhock
Hosta, Curled Leaf
Hosta, Fragrant
Hosta, Lance Leaf
Hosta, Siebold
Hyacinth, Armenian Grape
Hyacinth Bean
Hyssop
Impatiens
Iris, Bearded (medium height)
Indigo, Blue Wild
Indigo, White Wild
Iris, Dwarf Bearded
Iris, Dwarf Crested
Iris, Dwarf Dutch
Iris, Japanese
Iris, Siberian
Iris, Yellow Flag
Italian Bugloss
Jack-in-the-Pulpit
Jacobís Ladder
Jacobís Rod
Kale, Ornamental
Kiss me over the garden gate
Lady's Mantle
Ladyís Slipper, Pink
Lantana
Lavender
Lavender Cotton
Lavender Mist
Leadwort
Lemon Balm
Leopardís Bane
Lily of the Valley
Lily Leek
Lilyturf, Creeping
Lobelia
Lobelia, Great Blue
Loosestrife, Gooseneck
Loosestrife, Purple
Loosestrife, Yellow
Love Lies Bleeding
Lupine, False
Maiden Pink
Marigold, African
Marigold, French
Mazus
Mirabilis
Monkshood
Monkshood, azure
Moonflower
Morning Glory
Mugwort, White
Nasturtium
Nicotiana
Nierembergia
Osteospermum
Pansy
Pearly Everlasting
Pepper, Ornamental
Petunia, Wave Hybrids
Pincushion Flower
Pineapple Lily
Pinks, Border
Plume Poppy
Polka Dot Plant
Poppy Mallow
Portulaca
Prairie Mallow
Primrose, Drumstick
Primrose, Polyanthus Hybrids
Pyrethrum Daisy
Queen of the Prairie
Rockcress, Wall
Rock Soapwort
Rue, Common
Rue, Meadow
Salvia
Salvia, Blue
Sanvitalia
Sea Lavender
Sea Thrift
Senna, Wild
Shirley Poppy
Shooting Star
Silvermound
Skunk Cabbage
Snapdragon
Snapdragon (dwarf)
Snow in Summer
Snowdrop
Solomon's Seal, False
Solomonís Seal, Great
Solomon's Seal, Small
Spring Snowflake
Spurge, Cushion
Spurge, Myrtle
Statice
Stokesí Aster
Summer Savory
Summer Snowflake
Sun Rose
Sweet Alyssum
Sweet Cicely
Sweet Woodruff
Tansy
Tithonia
Thunbergia
Torenia
Trillium
Trout Lily
Tuberous Begonia (pendulous cultivars)
Tuberous Begonia (upright cultivars)
Tulip, Bokhara
Tulip, Darwin cultivars
Tulip, Double Early-Flowering cultivars
Tulip, Fringe-Flowered cultivars
Tulip, Greigii cultivars
Tulip, Humilis
Tulip, Kaufmanniana cultivars
Tulip, Lily-Flowered cultivars
Tulip, Parrot cultivars
Tulip, Peony-Flowered cultivars
Tulip, Saxatilis
Tulip, Single-Flowered Late Cott.
Tulip, Triumph cultivars
Tulip Lily, Turkish
Valerian, Red
Verbena
Vinca
Viola
Violet, Horned
Violet, Sweet
Willow Blue Star
Windflower (Anemone)
Wormwood
Yarrow
Yellow Archangel
Yellow Tuft
Zinnia (edging cultivars)
Zinnia (medium height cultivars)