Category Archives: Types of Flowers

Baby’s Breath Pictures

Baby’s Breath Flowers are delicate white flowers that grow on stems that can get up to around eighteen inches in height.  This flowering plant is known as Gypsophila  which is among the carnation family.  These beautiful white flowers have small blooms and bring elegance and lightness to any flower garden.   Baby’s breath have become a very popular flower to use in weddings.  They make beautiful bridal bouquets, table top decorations, centerpieces, and can also be used in the bride’s hair.  In recent years Baby’s Breath has become popular in crafts as well.  Baby’s Breath wreaths are very trendy right now.

Here are some pictures of Baby’s Breath Flowers.

This is what Baby’s Breath flowers look like up close.

baby's breath flowers

Here’s an individual stem of Baby’s Breath Flowers.

baby's breath flowers

Here’s a Baby’s Breath plant with thousands of blooms.

baby's breath plant

Here’s a picture of a Baby’s Breath bridal bouquet.

baby's breath bridal bouquet

Here are some Baby’s Breath wedding decorations.

baby's breath decorations

Here is a wreath made from Baby’s Breath flowers.

baby's breath wreath

As you can see from these photos, baby’s breath is a beautiful flower that can be used for many different things.  If you have photos of baby’s breath you would like to share please send them in so we can include them.

Button Funray Pictures

Button Funray flowers are perrenials also known by their botanical name as Dendranthema Morifolium.  These button flowers are very similar to Mums.

Here are some pictures of button funray flowers.

Here’s a close up look at what button funray flowers look like.

button funray dendranthema

Here are some pink button funray flowers.

pink button funray flowers

Here are some colorful two toned button funrays.

button funray flowers

Here are some yellow button funray flowers growing in a flower garden.

button funray yellow flowers

Here’s a closeup of a pink button funray flower.

pink button funray

If you grow button funray flowers and would like to submit some photos to us we would appreciate it.

Bouvardia Pictures

Bouvardia is a beautiful flower that is often used in wedding bouquets.  The most popular colors of bouvardia flowers are white, pink, red, and purple.  Here are some pictures of bouvardia flowers.

This is what bouvardia flowers look like in full bloom up close.

white bouvardia flowers

Here are some red bouvardia flowers.

red bouvardia

These purple Bouvardia flowers were used in a wedding and were pinned to a groomsmen’s jacket.

purple bouvardia

Bouvardia flowers are often used in conjunction with roses to form bridal bouquets for weddings.

bouvardia wedding bouquet

Bouvardia look beautiful in any bouquet, even without other flowers.

white bouvardia bouquet

If you have any photos of bouvardia flowers you’d like to share with us please send them in.

Boronia Pictures

The Boronia is an evergreen shrub flower with bright and pretty blooms.  This flower can be found all over Australia and it is often used as a filler for beautiful bouquets.  Here are some boronia flower pictures.

pretty Boronia flowersI love this photo above.  You can see just how beautiful the blooms of this flower actually are.

boronia for landscaping

Boronia are often used in landscaping and in flower gardens.

Boronia rivularis whiskey

Here’s a gorgeous close up of Boronia flower blooms.

Boronia flowers

Here’s a great picture of a Boronia shrub with dozens of beautiful pink blooms.

Boronia flower bouquet

As I mentioned, Boronia are often used as fillers for large bouquets.

Bachelor’s Button Pictures

The bachelor’s button flower is an annual flowering plant that is native to Europe.  The bachelor’s button has many other names, such as the following: hurtsickle, bluebottle, boutonniere flower, and cyani flower.   Here are some pictures of bachelor button flowers.

Here’s a close up picture of a pretty blue bachelor’s button flower.

bachelors button flower

Here are two beautiful bachelor’s button flowers: white and blue

bachelor's button flowers

If you plant bachelor’s button mix seed you are likely to get a colorful combination like the flowers in this picture.

colorful bachelors button flowers

Here are bachelor buttons growing wild in a field.

wild bachelors button flowers

Here’s a pretty bouquet of bachelor button flowers.

bachelors button bouquet

If you grow bachelor’s buttons please take some photos and send them to us.

Artichoke Thistle Pictures

The artichoke thistle, (also called cardoon, cardoni, or cardi), is a spiny thistle flower of the sunflower family.  The artichoke thistle is typically about head high, but sometimes taller, and it is crowned by a cluster of bright purple thistles.  Yes, the artichoke part is edible, and yes, this is a perennial flower.  Here are some pictures of artichoke thistle flowers.

Here’s a close up picture of an artichoke thistle flower being pollinated by a bee.

artichoke thistle flower up closeHere’s a photo of artichoke thistle flowers growing in the wild.

artichoke thistle flower picture

Here’s a beautiful close up picture of an artichoke thistle bloom.

artichoke thistle flower

Here’s a photo of artichoke thistles used for an urban landscape.

artichoke flower photo

Here’s one last photo of a purple cardone.

artochoke thistle cardone

If you have any pictures of artichoke thistles you’d like to share with us please send them in so we can include them on the site.

Allium Flowers Pictures

Allium flowers are beautiful long stemmed flowers with colorful blooms in a ball shape at the top of their stems.  Because of their shape and appearance they are also known as drumstick flowers or ornamental onions.  The larger ones are called Giant Allium Flowers and can be taller than small children.  These flowers are often used in bouquets and are also dried and used for crafts.   These are perennial flowers and you can buy their bulbs and grow your own.  Here are some photos of different colors and sizes of allium flowers.

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Here is a close up picture of a beautiful purple-lilac colored allium flower.  If you look closely it’s almost like there are hundreds of tiny flowers inside the bloom.

blue allium flowers

This is a picture of beautiful blue allium flowers.

long stem allium flowers

This picture shows the long stems allium flowers have.

And here is a photo of Giant Allium Flowers.

giant allium flowers

 Here’s a photo of a dried out allium.  As I mentioned, often times people dry out allium flowers to use for making crafts.  They have a great shape and can be colored to make beautiful creations.  They are often used for 4th of July decorations.

dried allium flower

Anemone Flower Pictures

Anemone flowers are perennial flowers also known as Galilee flowers.  Here are some pictures of some beautiful anemones.

colorful anemone flowers

These anemones have bold and vibrant colors of purples, oranges and pinks.

red anemone flowers

Here is a closeup picture of beautiful red anemone flowers.

white anemone flowers

Here are some gorgeous white and yellow anemone flowers.

pretty anemone flowers

Here’s a close up photo of some really pretty anemone flowers in a variety of colors.  These flowers can make any flower garden look amazing!

Types of Flowers

If you are anything like me, you love beautiful flowers.  Most people can identify the most common flowers but they don’t know the names of the vast majority of flowers.  So this website will help you with flower identification by showing you all of the most common flower types from A – Z and providing you with multiple pictures of each kind of flower.  We will be posting a new post everyday with a different type of flower and several photos of that flower.  So check back daily for updates.

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These are the flowers we will be providing pictures of:

Anemone (also known as Galilee)
Allium (also known as drumsticks or ornamental onions)
Artichoke Thistle (also known as cardoons and cardonis)
Baby’s Breath
Bachelor’s Button (also known as bluebottles, cornflowers, hurtsickles, boutonnieres & cyani)
Bells of Ireland
Billy Buttons
Bighead Knapweed
Bird of Paradise
Bluebottle
Blue Lace Flowers
Boronia
Boutonniere
Bouvardia
Boxwood african
Breath of heaven – Diosma
Button Funray
Buckthorn variegated
California pepperberry
Calla lily white
Candytuft
Cardoons
Carnation mini – Alibi
Casa Blanca
Caspia
Celosia
Cockscomb Crested (also known as woolflowers)
Coffee Bean Berry
Common Myrtle
Common Yarrow
Cornflowers
Cosmos
Crane Flowers
Curcuma
Cyani
Cymbidium orchid
Cone flower
Dahlia
Dasies
Delphinium Belladonna
Delphinium Pacific Giant
Daffodil
Drumsticks
Eric John
Eucalyptus silver dollar
Eucalyptus seeded
Fernleaf Yarrow
Foxtail fern
Freesia
Feverfew
Flax New Zealand
Godetia
Galilee
Gardenia
Gerbera daisy
Gerbera Ruby Red
Gayfeather
Goldenrod
Heather
Hurtsickle
Hydrangea
Ivy
Japhette orchid
Kangaroo paw yellow
Lace fern
Lily of the Nile – Alba
Lumex
Larkspur pink
Lily of the valley
Lisianthus misty blue
Lily Elite
Lavender
Lily Monte Negro
Lily Casa Blanca
Lily Stargazer
Love in a mist
Mimosa
Ming fern
Monkshood
Monte Cassino
Marguerite daisy
Montbretia
Misty Blue Limonium
Melaleuca
Moon orchid
Nerine
Orchid
Ornamental Onions
Pansy
Peruvian lily
Paper Reed
Papyrus lion’s head
Pincushion
Phlox
Pitt Variegated
Peony
Pink Mink
Pincushion flower annual
Queen Anne’s lace
Rose Champagne
Red Rover
Rose Fire & Ice
Rice flower
Ranunculus
Rose Osiana
Rose Bridal White
Rose Royalty
Rose Emblem
Rose Fantasy
Rose Lavanda
Rose Kardinal
Rose Diadem
Rose Lady Liberty
Rose Bridal Pink
Summer poinsettia
Sprengeri fern
Strawberry banksia
Safflower
Spider Fuji Yellow
Salmon Reagan
Sweet William
Sunflower Sunbright
Strawflower
Safari Sunset
Sweet pea
Statice blue
Stock lavender
Sword fern
Star of Bethlehem
Sage perennial
Saponaria
Snapdragon apple blossom
Saxicola
Snapdragon magenta
Solidaster
Speedwell
Stephanotis
Thorow-wax
Telstar
Tuberose
Tracelium
Tulip pink
Waxflower
Willow curly
Watsonia
Woolflowers
Woollyheads

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We hope you enjoy looking at all these pictures of different kinds of flowers.  If we have left any types of flowers off the list please let us know.  Also, if you’d like to submit your own flower photos to us we will put them on the site for all the world to see, so please send us your own pictures, especially of beautiful flower gardens.