There are many types and kinds of flowers, and they come in various colors, shapes, and names. Today, we will talk about floras with names that start with E. Many words begin with this letter. However, as you might already know, not many floras sport the letter the same way. In this discussion, we have 28 flowers that start with E for you to get to know.
We have a lot to discuss. So, without further ado, let us get started!
The edelweiss is a flower with a star-shaped head. The protruding parts of its head are bracts. However, often, it gets confused for petals. The actual flowers can be found in the center and are actually less flashy. The edelweiss is a beauty, but that is not all there is to it. It also has the brawns. It is one of the hardiest blooms one will likely ever see.
This flower goes by many names. However, the name everlasting seems to suit it best as this flower could last almost a long time – if not forever – when dried. It is a bloom with vivid hues that retains its colors even after drying it.
With that, this bloom is one of the best choices for decorative purposes. While all other floras are already wilting, this one still boasts its colors.
3. English Bluebell
As the name of this flower implies, it sports a vivid blue-violet hue, and its head resembles a bell. Undoubtedly, it is a beauty to behold. However, sight is not the only sense this bloom can please. It is also known for its fragrance.
Despite being a pretty thing, you want to be careful when handling this bloom. It is toxic to humans and animals alike.
4. Evening Primrose
The evening primrose is a night bloom. It opens into the evening and stays that way until the sun comes.
This bloom divides the gardening community. Some see it as a beauty, while some see it as a burden. Its appearance and fragrance can lure some gardeners. However, its invasiveness can throw others off.
5. Elephant Ear Flowers
The bloom of the elephant ear resembles a calla lily. However, its flowers are not something you will always see. For the flowers to come out, the plant needs to reach maturity. Additionally, certain conditions need to be met. On the other hand, when they do come out, some pluck them immediately as the leaves are often more prized than the flowers.
6. Early Goldenrod
The early goldenrod is a wildflower. It is not the best eye-catcher you can plant in your garden as it is a modest beauty that will not suit the taste of everyone. However, it is one of the best practical blooms you can add to your garden, as it can aid in treating simple illnesses.
7. Eastern Purple Coneflower
The eastern purple coneflower is a bloom that goes by many names. For one, it is also sometimes called the hedgehog coneflower!
As the name of this bloom suggests, it has a center that looks like a cone. Additionally, its petals are almost always purple. However, sometimes, the petals of this bloom do sport other hues.
8. English Daisy
This bloom is a daisy, but it does not only come in the usual white and yellow combination. Its petals sometimes also sport shades of pinks and reds. However, the yellow center is still a mainstay.
The English daisy is a bloom that is sometimes a beauty to some, but other times, a burden to others.
9. Everlasting Daisy
This bloom is one of the hardier daisies. If you want some daisies in your garden, you might want to consider this one. Not only will they mix well with other common garden blooms, but they are also easy to grow. This bloom is best for those who are only starting with gardening and want to add some color to their garden immediately.
10. Egyptian Star Flower
The Egyptian star flowers are dainty little things that almost always come in clusters. As the name suggests, its flowers sport a star-shaped head.
This bloom might be small, but it is one of the best at attracting some pollinators. Additionally, it is a pretty flower you can add to your garden or flower arrangements. As you can see, despite its size, it is not a bloom to be ignored!
11. Early Meadow Rue
The early meadow rue is a bloom you want to consider in a wildflower garden. It is a small bloom that often grows in groups. What it lacks in size, it makes up for in numbers. Because of its numbers, despite its size, it would be hard to miss it in a garden.
12. Eve’s Needle Cactus Flower
The Eve’s needle cactus flower is one of the hardest to come by on this list. The plant itself is already rare. Additionally, it does not flower all the time. If you get the chance to get your hands on one, we highly suggest you seize the opportunity! Not only is the bloom rare, but it is also one of the flashiest cacti flowers out there!
13. Enchanter’s Nightshade
The enchanter’s nightshade flower is one of the smallest on the list. Like most small blooms, this flower commonly grows in groups. Its head is made of petals, stamens, and sepals, giving the flower a butterfly-like shape.
While many works of fiction depict plants and flowers bearing the word nightshade in the name as poisonous, you do not have to worry. This bloom is not toxic.
14. Evergreen Violet Flower
One could say that the evergreen violet flower is a random bloom. It neither sports a green nor violet hue. Instead, it is a bright yellow! However, the name is no mistake. It might be the name of the bloom, but it does not refer to it. Instead, it refers to the plant.
15. Ear-leaved Tickseed
The ear-leaved tickseed flower bears a slight resemblance to a buttercup. However, this bloom has a sharper look with its jagged edges.
The ear-leaved tickseed flower is a bloom you want to consider adding to your garden. For one, it is a beauty. However, that is not all! It is also easy to grow and maintain with only a few easy-to-solve problems.
16. Echium Webbii Flower
The Echium webbii is a funnel-shaped bloom that resembles a lavender. It also comes in a similar cool shade. However, sometimes, it also sports pink and white flowers. It can grow twice or thrice the size of a lavender, though. If you are a fan of the latter, consider having some Echium webbii in your garden as a giant lavender!
17. Erica Carnea
The Erica carnea is a lovely bloom that can help light a garden and aid in attracting some pollinators. However, despite what it can do for your garden, this bloom is one of the easiest Erica species to grow and maintain. With this flower, you will have a beauty in your garden without having much to worry about.
18. Erythronium Albidum
The Erythronium albidum goes by many names. Sometimes, it goes by the name adder’s tongue, deer tongue, or serpent’s tongue. One could say that seeing a cluster of these blooms mean you are standing on untouched soil, as it does not do well in compacted soil.
The belief is that this bloom has medicinal properties. However, while it could help, it could also cause problems when not used properly.
19. Eupatorium Fistulosum
The Eupatorium fistulosum is a wildflower that bears some resemblance to a hydrangea. This bloom is a showy bloom, making it a flower to consider if you are looking for something eye-catching. Not only does it have a beautiful crown, but its height and how it stands erect will likely call the attention of anyone that will come to your garden.
20. Euphorbia Milii
The Euphorbia milii also goes by the name crown of thorns. This bloom got its name for its association with the crown of thorns Christ wore during the crucifixion. However, there does not seem to be any proof the crown of thorns was made from this bloom.
Despite its association with such a holy happening, caution should be taken when handling this bloom. It is a toxic flower.
21. Eustoma Russellianum
The Eustoma russellianum flower sometimes bears a slight resemblance to a rose, other times, a poppy.
As you might have already guessed, this bloom is famous for its beauty. However, it does not have any scent. If you have a sensitive nose and only want some eye candy, this is a flower you likely want to consider.
22. Eranthis Hyemalis
The Eranthis hyemalis is a yellow cup-shaped flower that makes a fine addition to almost any kind of garden. It may not be the most eye-catching flower out there, but it is one of the easiest to grow and care for. If you are new to gardening, this bloom is one you might want to consider adding to your flower bed.
23. Echinops Ritro
The Echinops ritro is a fun bloom to have in your garden. For one, it has a unique and eye-catching appearance. Looking like a golf ball, it will likely draw the attention of anyone who sets foot in your garden. For another, it is a bloom that does not require much. It can tolerate a range of soil and is not prone to problems.
24. Epimedium Amber Queen
The Epimedium Amber Queen is a bloom you will likely not commonly see. It seems to be a tough bloom to acquire. If you get the chance to get your hands on one, we recommend you seize the opportunity!
This bloom has one of the longest blooming seasons, making it an ideal flower to add to your garden if you want something that will last for some time.
25. Eremurus Robustus
The Eremurus robustus is a tall beauty. This bloom bears some resemblance to a lavender. However, as you can see, it is undoubtedly taller and sports a more muted color.
This bloom can make for a good cut flower, but its beauty is best seen scattered out in the open.
26. Erysimum Bowles’s Mauve
The Erysimum Bowles’s mauve is a four-petalled beauty. This bloom will undoubtedly bring some color to your garden. However, that is not all it can do. It can also help attract pollinators to your flower beds. Despite all that, it is easy to grow and maintain and will likely not give you a headache.
27. Eschscholzia Californica
The Eschscholzia californica is sometimes called the cup of gold, which suits it well. It comes in a beautiful shade of yellow and orange that makes the bloom literally look like a cup of gold. Sometimes, though, it also comes in red and pink hues. If you are a fan of warm shades, this bloom is one you want to consider adding to your garden.
28. Erigeron Karvinskianus
The Erigeron karvinskianus resembles the common daisy everyone knows with its white petals and yellow centers. However, this bloom is a color-changing flower.
While it does open white, it soon turns into a pink hue, then to a purple shade. With its fun colors, it can attract visitors of your garden. That is not all, though! While it can catch the attention of humans, it can also lure in pollinators!
There you have it! The 28 flowers that start with E!
Blooms with names starting with the letter E might not be all that common or easy to find. However, as you have seen, a handful of them is out there. If one or two of the blooms we discussed today tickled your fancy, you only need to look a little more, and in time, you will likely find them!
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