There is a flower for every month, season, or occasion. In the same way, there is also a flower for all the letters of the alphabet!
Today, we will talk about flowers that start with the letter F. We will not only show you one, two, or three flowers beginning with this letter. We have 15 flowers that start with F for you to get to know today. With that, let’s get to this bouquet!
Let’s get down to business immediately and get to know the 15 flowers we prepared for you to meet now!
1. Flannel Flower
The flannel flower is a flora that might remind you of the edelweiss bloom. Based on the appearance of the two alone, they have many similarities.
However, the two are different blooms. For one, the edelweiss is a member of the daisy family, while the flannel flower is a part of the carrot family. For another, the former is a European native, while the latter is an Australian native.
The forsythia flowers are like gold in a garden. They have a yellow hue and often grow in clumps. Additionally, these flowers grow before their leaves. With that, the shrub can look like a literal treasure trove filled with gold.
However, that’s not the only reason these flowers are golden. Aside from the burst of brightness they can add to a garden, they can also call pollinators to your yard.
The frangipani flower is a flora best known for its scent. It has a distinct fragrance that is said to be soft, creamy, and fruity.
Today, it is not surprising to see perfumes using the bloom or trying to imitate its scent. Its fragrance is not only to please its handler, though. As it doesn’t have any nectar, it also uses its scent to lure and trick pollinators to them.
Freesias are blooms that can please the eyes and nose. These blooms often receive praise for their appearance and their fragrance.
As for their facade, they do not only come in a lovely form. They come in an array of colors too. On the other hand, it offers a fruity scent when it comes to fragrance. Whatever the occasion, there is likely a freesia that can render itself for use.
5. Feverfew Flower
The feverfew flower is a flora that may remind you of the common daisy, looking like a mini version. It should not be surprising, though, given that this bloom is a member of the daisy family.
Some might easily overlook this bloom because of its size. However, this bloom makes for a lovely filler in a bouquet, addition to a garden, and an easy-to-reach-for home remedy for common illnesses.
6. Fire Pink Flower
Contrary to its name, the fire pink is not pink. It is a small red bloom that one might easily miss. However, despite its size, this dainty little thing is a bloom that can fend and provide for itself well.
It is sometimes also called the catchfly because it has sticky hairs, and these hairs discourage its predators. On the other hand, it has the nectar to attract pollinators.
7. French Marigold
The French marigold is a beautiful bloom. However, that is not all it has to boast. It is also a fragrant flower. However, its scent is not renowned for tickling noses. Its scent is for helping drive insects and pests away from a garden. One can think of it as a natural insecticide.
On the other hand, it is also a flower for marigold lovers looking for a shorter variety.
8. Fuchsia Flower
The fuchsia is a unique flower. One might wonder if it is actually a flora or if it is even real in the first place at first glance. It is a drooping flower that sometimes looks more like an ornament.
It is an ideal bloom to add to a garden for those looking for something that will catch attention. It will likely get the fancy of humans and hummingbirds alike!
9. Felicia Amelloides Flower
The Felicia amelloides is a flower that daisy lovers will likely want to add to their flower beds. It is part of the daisy family and looks like the common daisy.
However, this bloom sports and boasts a beautiful blue hue. Additionally, its beauty will not leave you immediately. It is a bloom you want to consider if you want something that will keep your garden colorful for long.
The fritillaries is a shy bloom that almost always has its head low. It may not look like it, but this bloom belongs in the lily family. What they have in common with the other lilies are their bulbs that can be said to be fleshy.
Interestingly, the bloom is popular in traditional Chinese medicine. However, it is also known to be toxic.
11. Foxtail Lily
The foxtail lily is the flower you want to consider if you are looking for height. It can reach a height of around 6ft, after all! This bloom can be an ideal addition to big arrangements.
However, it could also do well as a natural decoration. It also has an interesting texture, making it a bloom to consider if you want different feels in the arrangement.
12. Fennel Flower
The fennel flower, without a doubt, has a unique look compared to most flowers. However, its appearance is not what this bloom is known for. This flower is known best for its medicinal use.
It has many health benefits that even extend to mental health! With that, if you want a practical bloom, the fennel flower is a flora you might want to consider adding to the flower bed then.
13. Filaree Flower
The filaree flower is a dainty little flower. However, it is a hardy bloom, as it can handle a wide array of soils, climates, and conditions. With that, it can grow almost everywhere.
It can grow in a garden, but it can also thrive on a roadside. As you can see, it is adaptable. One can even say it is too adaptable. It is sometimes already considered invasive.
14. Fuji Mum
The Fuji mum is a bloom that one can easily add to a bouquet or an arrangement. One can make a bouquet of it, or it can make for great fillers because of its petals. Sometimes, it also goes by the name spider mums, probably because its petals resemble the legs of a spider.
This bloom is easy to find. With that, it can be your go-to bloom.
15. False Sunflower
As the name implies, the false sunflower might look like a sunflower, but it is not one. It is a bloom to consider if you like sunflowers but cannot bring them to your flower bed. It is a wildflower, but it is neither toxic nor invasive. Also, it is easy to care for, so you do not have to worry about bringing them to your garden.
Other Flowers that Start with F
As you might already know, many blooms are known for more than one name. Now, these ones didn’t make it to the list for that. While the names of these blooms technically start with F, they seem to be better known for another one that doesn’t.
The scorpion grass is also known as the forget me not. It is a small bloom and is known to be invasive. Still, it has some of the prettiest hues. It could be hard to hate them.
The anthurium is also known as the flamingo flower. It is not much of a looker. Still, this bloom has something to boast about. Among the many floras out there, it is one of the longest-lasting ones.
The Nicotiana alata is also known as the flowering tobacco. If you liked the frangipani and freesia flowers, this one is a bloom you also want to consider. It is a fragrant bloom that offers a jasmine-like scent.
The lobster claw is also known as the false bird of paradise. Now, if you want a bloom with a unique look, this one is one to check out. As the name suggests, it looks a little like the claws of a lobster!
Marvel of Peru
Finally, we have the marvel of Peru. This bloom is also known as the four o’clock flower. A name it got because of how and when it blooms. As you might have guessed, it blooms at around 4 P.M.
Flowers come in many different forms. They come in different hues, heights, widths, lengths; you name it.
Today, we classified them by name and looked at the blooms that start with F. As these 15 flowers that start with F have shown, there are lots!
We hope we helped you get to know flowers better or find the flora you need. If you have more concerns like this, feel free to check out our other talks!