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List of flowers

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This page provides lists of topics relevant to flowers.

Reasons for growing flowers[edit]

Flowers can be grown for many reasons, including as:

  • a profitable crop (for example, tulips, roses, daffodils, irises, etc.) - sales for special days, events, nurseries, etc.
  • cover
  • decoration/adornment
  • food (where edible and organic, as in not sprayed)
  • boundary creation
  • pollination (encouragement of, improving chances of)
  • medicinal
  • craft/art
  • specialist gardens

Types of flowers[edit]

This is a starter list of a few flowers, there are many, many more as well.

Herbal flowers[edit]

Most herbal plants also have flowers. Many of these flowers can be used for culinary, medicinal and decorative purposes. These flowers include:


Flowers that grow in the wild do not need cultivation but can be for various purposes, such as creating meadows, restoring lost wildflowers, etc.

Wildflower types vary across regions and continents. Lists could be added here by editors with the relevant knowledge.

See also[edit]