Flowers come in all shapes and sizes. They also come in different colors and shades. As you might already know, they also come with different names!
There are dozens and dozens of flowers out there. However, as you might already know, we try to get to know each one here. Today will be all about blooms with names starting with the letter N. There are tons, so let us not delay! Let us get to know these 30 flowers that start with N!
1. New Guinea Impatiens
This bloom comes in shades of feminine colors, which perfectly complement its heart-shaped petals.
It is a bloom to consider adding to one’s garden. Not only does it need minimal care, but its colors make it ideal for brightening an area.
This flora is commonly an annual bloom. However, it can be a perennial flora in certain places.
2. Nigella Blue
The nigella blue goes by many names. Sometimes, it also goes by Miss Jekyll Blue or Love in a Puzzle. The latter is a nod to the appearance of the bloom, as this flora has a head composed of foliage and petals.
It is a bloom you can use as a filler in a bouquet or a garden.
The nightshade is a bloom you might have already heard before. It is a flower commonly mentioned in works of fiction, used as a poison. The stories might not be entirely true, but they did get the part of this bloom being toxic right.
This bloom is small but attracts many with its purple hue. While it is not common, you can grow this bloom in your garden.
4. Nemophila Snowstorm
This bloom has white petals dusted with black marks all over. It is ideal for a garden as a potted flower, a border, or a filler.
It is a flora that is easy to grow. However, you might want to sow this seed where you want it to flower as it does not take root disturbance lightly.
The nicotiana is a small bloom that comes in many beautiful colors. They come in different sizes but almost always come in a tube-like shape. While they have lovely colors, they are better known and employed for their sweet scent.
They can be used in bouquets, but they are often found in the garden as fillers, borders, or even as one of the potted flowers.
The nolana comes in cool hues. It is a desert bloom, but it can survive in gardens too. In terms of horticulture, it can be a perennial or an annual, depending on the climate of an area. Being a desert bloom, it is a perennial in warm places. On the other hand, it is only an annual in cool areas.
7. New York Ironweed
This bloom has a fluffy head that sports a beautiful shade of purple. It is a wildflower that can grow almost anywhere. That includes backyards and gardens!
It is a hardy bloom, and one will likely have no problem growing it. However, it could stretch so much and become invasive. In the end, it could be the problem if not monitored.
8. Night Phlox
This bloom also goes by the name midnight candy. Both names point to this flora’s nightly routine. The night phlox opens up in the evening, spreading a sweet scent that you can liken to candy.
However, that is not all this bloom has to offer. While widely known for its fragrance, it also boasts lovely hues of whites, pinks, purples, and maroons.
9. Nemesia Barbata
The nemesia barbata is a bloom that you do not get to see every day. That is because it is one of the rarer blooms on this list.
This bloom is one of the smaller ones, but the nemesia barbata can still catch attention with its beautiful display of colors. While there are many bi-colored beauties, this bloom’s pattern is not easy to pass up.
10. Nodding Wakerobin
The nodding wakerobin comes in many shades, but the white ones are one of the easiest to spot. It is a wildflower, but one you can grow in a garden. However, despite being a wildflower, it does need some tender love and care if you decide to grow it at home. It does not take to heat very well, neither is it drought-resistant.
It may not look like it, but this flora only has three petals. The extra three “petals” you see are actually sepals. They come in many hues but often in shades of whites and yellows. They make for great all-around flowers. They make for fun additions to a bouquet. On the other hand, they can be lovely additions to a garden too.
12. Nemesia Orange Prince
The nemesia orange prince is an ideal bloom to consider for those looking to add some warm shades to their garden. It makes for a great addition to a flower bed. However, they would also look lovely in containers and such.
They are not high maintenance, but for best results, you still do need to keep an eye out on this bloom.
The nepeta can be ideal for those looking to add some cool shades to the flower bed. Not only does it sport a lovely hue, but it is also easy to care for. You might have to keep an eye out for this bloom while in the development stage. However, once established, they are pretty problem-free floras.
14. Nigella White
The nigella white also goes by the name miss Jekyll white. It is a flora that sports many beautiful white petals, making it a fine addition to white-themed flower arrangements.
Despite looking like a dainty little thing, it is a hardy bloom. It is also easy to care for, making it ideal for gardens.
15. Nemesia Poetry Pink
The nemesia poetry pink can be an ideal choice for those who would be tickled pink to see the flower bed sprinkled with pink blooms. Aside from its lovely shade, this bloom also offers a mild sweet scent.
It is easy to care for, but it is an annual flower. After its growing season, you will probably need to replace it.
As it is edible, the nasturtiums make an ideal flora for those looking for more practical flowers. However, that is not all they offer when it comes to practicality. These blooms attract pests and pollinators alike.
While pests are often a problem for other floras, this trait makes this bloom a good companion of crops as they pull the pests to them, keeping them away from your crops!
The nerine can be a good choice for those looking for a fall flower. This bloom can color your garden in whites, pinks, and crimsons while the other flowers are already slipping away. However, this bloom will not only look good in the backyard. It can also be a fine addition to bouquets and centerpieces!
The nierembergia is a bloom that mostly comes in cool tones. Sometimes, it also comes in white. It is almost always with a yellow center, though.
While the belief is that this bloom is not poisonous, there is some suspicion it is toxic to particular animals. If you decide to grow this bloom, it might be best to place it where no one will get to it easily.
The nymphaea is more commonly known as water lily. What sets it apart from many other blooms on this list is that it is an aquatic bloom. However, you do not have to worry if you do not have a pond. They can also thrive in big containers.
Being an aquatic bloom, you might think this flower will not need much sun. However, it does! Lots!
20. Nettle-leaved Bellflower
As a practical bloom, almost every part of this flower offers itself for some use. The heads are good for attracting pollinators. On the other hand, its leaves and roots render themselves for eating. The leaves can be used for salads, while the root can be a sweet treat that is even good for those with diabetes!
21. Nerium Oleander
The nerium oleander is a red fragrant bloom, making it a pretty attractive flora. However, one should take caution when approaching this beauty. All parts in all forms are toxic.
Despite that, you can care for nerium oleanders at home. However, finding a place for it might be tricky. While you might want others to see this bloom, you do not want them getting near it unless an accident occurs.
22. Nemesia Strumosa Danish Flag
As you can tell from the name, this nemesia is undoubtedly best for our Danish gardeners wishing to show some Danish pride or those who simply adore bi-colored beauties.
This bloom does not take to heat well. Consider the climate in your area if you plan on growing this nemesia in your garden. Too much heat will cause its colors to fade.
23. Neomarica Caerulea
Only lasting a day, this beauty is one of the most short-lived flowers there are. It is widely considered an ornamental bloom. It is a beauty to look at, but it might be ideal to keep one’s distance from this bloom. Every part of this flower is toxic. Keep it out of reach of pets and children if you decide to grow it at home.
The nicandra is also called the shoo-fly as the belief is that it can keep flies and other flying insects away. This bloom can suddenly appear in your garden if you have birds and birdfeeders around, as some bird seeds have it in the mix.
It is a controversial bloom as many believe it is toxic, but many still use it for several reasons.
25. Nelumbo Nucifera
The nelumbo is a beauty you can find in freshwater ponds. However, this aquatic flora can also thrive in gardens and even indoors. It is pretty to gaze upon, but that is not all there is to this bloom.
Most of its parts are also edible. That also makes it a practical flora to grow. If you grow enough, you might even be able to make some mooncakes with it!
26. Night-flowering Catchfly
As you can tell by the name, this bloom opens at night. Furthermore, it has sticky hairs that do catch flies. However, it is not carnivorous as some may think. It only has sticky parts that coincidentally catch flies at times. However, you will not see this bloom actually eating the flies it catches.
27. Nemesia Mango
This bloom stays true to its name. It is a nemesia with petals in shades you can liken to the color of a ripe mango. Being a nemesia it is still a bi-colored bloom. However, the transition of colors is a little more subtle, a little like a gradient. While you will not miss the two colors of other nemesias, you might miss the lighter color of this one.
28. Neomarica Longifolia
This bloom is a perennial, which makes up for the fact that it only lasts a day. You do not have to worry that this bloom only shows off its beauty for a day because it does make new ones for the following days.
This bloom is not problem-free, though. Keep an eye out for pests to ensure these blooms are always at their best.
29. Nemesia Strumosa Wisley Vanilla
This nemesia is one of the few that is not bi-colored. However, it does have yellow centers that are not easy to miss.
This bloom is ideal for those who like white floras and looking for a hardy one. As a bonus, you get a lovely scent with this flower.
30. Nemophila Penny Black
For those looking to add some black blooms to their garden, the nemophila penny black is for you. This bloom looks black but is actually in a shade of deep purple, making it look black.
It is an ideal bloom for garden edgings and borders, but also for containers and such.
As you have seen today, there are tons of N-flowers you can employ for different occasions.
We hope these 30 flowers that start with N were able to help you get to know more about flowers and floras. If you want to know more, you might want to check out our other discussions!