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45 Plants and Flowers that Start with “A”

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Acanthocalycium glaucum (Acanthocalycium glaucoma)

Acanthocalycium glaucum

  • Common Name: Acanthocalycium glaucum
  • Scientific Name: Acanthocalycium glaucum
  • Type: Cactus/Succulent
  • Water: Dry
  • Soil PH: 6.1-7.8
  • Flower Color: Red, orange, gold
  • Special Characteristics: Container, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 10-11
  • Height At Maturity: 1-6″
  • Sun: Full Sun, Partial Sun
  • Sub Type: Houseplant

Acanthocalycium thionanthum (Acanthocalycium thionanthum)

Acanthocalycium thionanthum

  • Common Name: Acanthocalycium thionanthum
  • Scientific Name: Acanthocalycium thionanthum
  • Type: Cactus/Succulent
  • Water: Dry
  • Soil PH: 6.1-7.8
  • Flower Color: Yellow, white, pink, orange or red
  • Special Characteristics: Container, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 10-11
  • Height At Maturity: 1-6″
  • Sun: Full Sun
  • Sub Type: Houseplant

Adriatic bellflower (Campanula garganica “Dickson’s Gold”)

Adriatic bellflower_Campanula garganica 'Dickson's Gold'

  • Common Name: Adriatic bellflower
  • Scientific Name: Campanula garganica “Dickson’s Gold”
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 6.6 to 7.5
  • Flower Color: Blue
  • Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy to grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 7
  • Height At Maturity: 3-6″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

African Daisy (Arctotis)

14-african-daisy_arctotis

  • Common Name:  African Daisy
  • Scientific Name: Arctotis
  • Type: Annual
  • Water: Tolerates drought
  • Soil PH: 5 to 5.5
  • Flower Color: Orange, Pink, Red, White
  • Special Characteristics: Container
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 2 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 12″ to 24″
  • Sun: Full Sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

African tuliptree (Spathodea campanulata)

African tuliptree_Spathodea campanulata

  • Common Name: African tuliptree
  • Scientific Name: Spathodea campanulata
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 5 – 7.5
  • Flower Color: Reddish-orange with yellow corolla margin
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 10 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 360-480″
  • Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Sub Type: Evergreen

Agave (Agave geminiflora RASTA MAN)

agave_Agave geminiflora RASTA MAN

  • Common Name: Agave
  • Scientific Name: Agave geminiflora RASTA MAN
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Tolerates drought
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Greenish-yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, container
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 24-36″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade

Alder-leaved serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia)

Serviceberry Tree_Amelanchier-part shade to full shade

  • Common Name: Alder-leaved serviceberry
  • Scientific Name: Amelanchier alnifolia
  • Type: Shrub
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 5-7.5
  • Flower Color: White
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds, showy flowers, easy to grow, edible
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 2-7
  • Height At Maturity: 48-72″
  • Sun: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Sub Type: Deciduous

Alpine aster (Aster alpinus)

Alpine aster_Aster alpinus

  • Common Name: Alpine aster
  • Scientific Name: Aster alpinus
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 6-7.5
  • Flower Color: Blue-violet rays with yellow centers
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 7
  • Height At Maturity: 6-12″
  • Sun: Full sun

American Beautyberry (Callicarpa Americana)

American-Beautyberry_Callicarpa-Americana

  • Common Name: American Beautyberry
  • Scientific Name: Callicarpa Americana
  • Type: Shrub
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 5.6-7.5
  • Flower Color: Pink, violet, white
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, poisonous
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 6-10
  • Height At Maturity: 48-72″
  • Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Sub Type: Deciduous

American blue vervain (Verbena hastata)

American blue vervain_Verbena hastata

  • Common Name: American blue vervain
  • Scientific Name: Verbena hastata
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium to wet
  • Soil PH: 4.5–8.0
  • Flower Color: Purplish-blue
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 24-72′
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

American boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum)

American boneset_Eupatorium perfoliatum

  • Common Name: American boneset
  • Scientific Name: Eupatorium perfoliatum
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Tolerates wet soil
  • Soil PH: 5.8 – 6.8
  • Flower Color: White
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, cut flowers, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 48-72″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade

American century plant (Agave Americana)

American century plant_Agave americana

  • Common Name: American century plant
  • Scientific Name: Agave americana
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Tolerates drought
  • Soil PH: 6-7
  • Flower Color: Greenish yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, container
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 8 to 10
  • Height At Maturity: 36-72″
  • Sun: Full sun

American century plant (Agave attenuate)

American century plant_Agave attenuata

  • Common Name: American century plant
  • Scientific Name: Agave attenuata
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 6 to 7.5
  • Flower Color: Yellow green to white
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, container
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 10 to 12
  • Height At Maturity: 24-36″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade

Andromeda (Pieris japonica)

Andromeda_Pieris-japonica

  • Common Name: Andromeda
  • Scientific Name: Pieris japonica
  • Type: Shrub
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 6.1 to 6.5
  • Flower Color: White/Near white
  • Special Characteristics: Fragrant, poisonous, deer-resistant
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4-8
  • Height At Maturity: 120-144″
  • Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Sub Type: Evergreen

Angel Wings (Caladium bicolor)

Angel-Wings_Caladium-bicolor

  • Common Name: Angel Wings
  • Scientific Name: Caladium bicolor
  • Type: Annual
  • Water: Moderate
  • Soil PH: 5.6 to 6.5
  • Flower Color: pink
  • Special Characteristics: Container, Easy to grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 10
  • Height At Maturity: 12″ to 24″
  • Sun: Full Shade, Partial Shade
  • Sub Type: Houseplant

Angel’s Trumpet (Brugmansia)

Angel's-Trumpet_Brugmansia

  • Common Name: Angel’s Trumpet
  • Scientific Name: Brugmansia
  • Type: Shrub
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 6.1-7.8
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Special Characteristics: Poisonous, fragrant, container
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 7-11
  • Height At Maturity: 72-96″
  • Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Sub Type: Evergreen

Anise hyssop (Agastache foeniculum)

anise hyssop_Agastache foeniculum

  • Common Name: Anise hyssop
  • Scientific Name: Agastache foeniculum
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Tolerates drought
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Lavender to purple
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers, fragrant, cut flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 24-48″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Herb

Anise-scented sage (Salvia guaranitica)

anise-scented sage_Salvia guaranitica

  • Common Name: Anise-scented sage
  • Scientific Name: Salvia guaranitica
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 5.4 to 5.8
  • Flower Color: Deep blue with purple-blue calyx
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, fragrant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 8 to 10
  • Height At Maturity: 24-60′
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Annual honesty (Lunaria annual)

annual honesty_Lunaria annua

  • Common Name: Annual honesty
  • Scientific Name: Lunaria annua
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 24-36″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade

Annual mallow (Lavatera trimestris)

8 Annual mallow (Lavatera trimestris)

  • Common Name: Annual mallow
  • Scientific Name: Lavatera trimestris
  • Type: Annual
  • Water: Medium moisture
  • Soil PH: 6.3 to 6.7
  • Flower Color: White to pink
  • Special Characteristics: Attractas Birds and butterflies, Cut Flower and Easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 2 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 2′ to 4′
  • Sun: Full Sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Annual Phlox (Phlox Drummondii)

16 Annual Phlox (Phlox Drummondii)

  • Common Name: Annual Phlox
  • Scientific Name: Phlox Drummondii
  • Type: Annual
  • Water: Moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 4.5 to 7
  • Flower Color: Pink, rose-red
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, deer resistant, fragrant
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 2 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 6″ to 12″
  • Sun: Full Sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Apple mint (Mentha suaveolens)

apple mint_Mentha suaveolens

  • Common Name: Apple mint
  • Scientific Name: Mentha suaveolens
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Tolerates wet soil
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Pink to white
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, tolerates rabbit, showy flowers, fragrant
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 12-24″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Ariocarpus confusus (Ariocarpus confuses)

Ariocarpus confusus

  • Common Name: Ariocarpus confusus
  • Scientific Name: Ariocarpus confusus
  • Type: Cactus/Succulent
  • Water: Dry
  • Soil PH: 7.6-7.8
  • Flower Color: Pink, white
  • Special Characteristics: Container, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9
  • Height At Maturity: 1-6″
  • Sun: Full Sun
  • Sub Type: Houseplant

Ariocarpus (kotschoubeyanus subsp. elephantidens)

Ariocarpus kotschoubeyanus elephantidens

  • Common Name: Ariocarpus kotschoubeyanus subsp. elephantidens
  • Scientific Name: Ariocarpus kotschoubeyanus subsp. elephantidens
  • Type: Cactus/Succulent
  • Water: Dry
  • Soil PH: 6.1-7.8
  • Flower Color: Pink, purple
  • Special Characteristics: Container, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 8-11
  • Height At Maturity: 1-6″
  • Sun: Full Sun, Partial Sun
  • Sub Type: Houseplant

Ariocarpus lloydii (Ariocarpus lloydii)

Ariocarpus lloydii

  • Common Name: Ariocarpus lloydii
  • Scientific Name: Ariocarpus lloydii
  • Type: Cactus/Succulent
  • Water: Dry
  • Soil PH: 6.1-7.8
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Special Characteristics: Container, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9-11
  • Height At Maturity: 1-6″
  • Sun: Full Sun
  • Sub Type: Houseplant

Arisaema (Arisaema engleri)

arisaema_Arisaema engleri

  • Common Name: Arisaema
  • Scientific Name: Arisaema engleri
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium to wet
  • Soil PH: 6-7
  • Flower Color: Purple flower spike with brownish-purple white-lined bract
  • Special Characteristics: Poisonous
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 6 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 1.50 to 2.00 feet
  • Sun: Part shade to full shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Arisaema (Arisaema ringens)

arisaema_Arisaema ringens

  • Common Name: Arisaema
  • Scientific Name: Arisaema ringens
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium to wet
  • Soil PH: 5.6-7.5
  • Flower Color: Green and purple striped spathe with a yellow and white spadix
  • Special Characteristics: Fragrant
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 6 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 12-18″
  • Sun: Part shade to full shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Arisaema (Arisaema serratum var. serratum)

arisaema_Arisaema serratum var. serratum

  • Common Name: Arisaema
  • Scientific Name: Arisaema serratum var. serratum
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium to wet
  • Soil PH: 5.6 to 6.0
  • Flower Color: green and purple spathe with white stripes
  • Special Characteristics: Poisonous
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 3-4′
  • Sun: Part shade to full shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Arisaema (Arisaema serratum)

arisaema_Arisaema-serratum

  • Common Name: Arisaema
  • Scientific Name: Arisaema serratum
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium to wet
  • Soil PH: 5.6-6
  • Flower Color: green and purple spathe with white stripes
  • Special Characteristics: Easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 3-4″
  • Sun: Full Shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Armatocereus oligogonus (Armatocereus oligogonus)

Armatocereus oligogonus

  • Common Name: Armatocereus oligogonus
  • Scientific Name: Armatocereus oligogonus
  • Type: Cactus/Succulent
  • Water: Dry
  • Soil PH: 6.1-7.8
  • Flower Color: White
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 10-11
  • Height At Maturity: 36-48″
  • Sun: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Arrojadoa penicillata (Arrojadoa penicillata)

Arrojadoa penicillata

  • Common Name: Arrojadoa penicillata
  • Scientific Name: Arrojadoa penicillata
  • Type: Cactus/Succulent
  • Water: Dry
  • Soil PH: 6.1-7.8
  • Flower Color: Pink, purple
  • Special Characteristics: Container
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 10-11
  • Height At Maturity: 24-48″
  • Sun: Full Sun, Partial Sun
  • Sub Type: Houseplant

Arrojadoa theunisseniana (Arrojadoa theunisseniana)Arrojadoa theunisseniana

  • Common Name: Arrojadoa theunisseniana
  • Scientific Name: Arrojadoa theunisseniana
  • Type: Cactus/Succulent
  • Water: Dry
  • Soil PH: 6.1-7.8
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 10-11
  • Height At Maturity: 12-48″
  • Sun: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Arthrocereus rondonianus (Arthrocereus rondonianus)

Arthrocereus rondonianus

  • Common Name: Arthrocereus rondonianus
  • Scientific Name: Arthrocereus rondonianus
  • Type: Cactus/Succulent
  • Water: Dry
  • Soil PH: 6.1-7.8
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Special Characteristics: Container,
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 10-11
  • Height At Maturity: 6-24″
  • Sun: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Aruncus (Aruncus “Misty Lace”)

aruncus_Aruncus 'Misty Lace'

  • Common Name: Aruncus
  • Scientific Name: Aruncus “Misty Lace”
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Tolerates wet soil
  • Soil PH: 6.1 to 6.5
  • Flower Color: Creamy white
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 7
  • Height At Maturity: 18-24″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade

Ashy sunflower (Helianthus mollis)

ashy sunflower_Helianthus mollis

  • Common Name: Ashy sunflower
  • Scientific Name: Helianthus mollis
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry to medium
  • Soil PH: 4-5
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 24-48′
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Asian mint (Persicaria odorata)

Asian mint_Persicaria odorata

  • Common Name: Asian mint
  • Scientific Name: Persicaria odorata
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Tolerates wet soil
  • Soil PH: 6.0 to 6.8
  • Flower Color: White
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, tolerates rabbit, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 6-18″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Herb

Aster (Aster sedifolius “Nanus”)

aster_Aster sedifolius 'Nanus'

  • Common Name: Aster
  • Scientific Name: Aster sedifolius “Nanus”
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Blue rays with yellow center disk
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 7
  • Height At Maturity: 12-18”
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Astilbe (Astilbe “Burgunderrot” BURGUNDY RED)

astilbe_Astilbe 'Burgunderrot' BURGUNDY RED

  • Common Name: Astilbe
  • Scientific Name: Astilbe “Burgunderrot” BURGUNDY RED
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 5.5-6.5
  • Flower Color: Burgundy red
  • Special Characteristics: Deer resistant, Tolerates rabbit
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 12-18′
  • Sun: Part shade to full shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Astilbe (Astilbe × arendsii Amethyst)

astilbe_Astilbe × arendsii 'Amethyst'

  • Common Name: Astilbe
  • Scientific Name: Astilbe × arendsii Amethyst
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 5.8 to 6.8
  • Flower Color: Lilac-purple
  • Special Characteristics: Tolerates rabbit and deer
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 18-24′
  • Sun: Part shade to full shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Astilbe (Astilbe × arendsii Fanal)

astilbe_Astilbe × arendsii 'Fanal'

  • Common Name: Astilbe
  • Scientific Name: Astilbe × arendsii Fanal
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 5.8 to 6.8
  • Flower Color: Deep red
  • Special Characteristics: Tolerates deer and rabbit
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 12-18′
  • Sun: Part shade to full shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Astilbe (Astilbe × arendsii Rotlicht RED LIGHT)

astilbe_Astilbe × arendsii 'Rotlicht' RED LIGHT

  • Common Name: Astilbe
  • Scientific Name: Astilbe × arendsii Rotlicht RED LIGHT
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 6-7
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Special Characteristics: Tolerates deer and rabbit
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 12-24′
  • Sun: Part shade to full shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Astilbe (Astilbe Rheinland)

astilbe_Astilbe 'Rheinland'

  • Common Name: Astilbe
  • Scientific Name: Astilbe Rheinland
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 5.8 to 6.8
  • Flower Color: Clear pink
  • Special Characteristics: Tolerates deer and rabbit
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 12-18′
  • Sun: Part shade to full shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Astrophytum caput-medusae (Astrophytum caput-medusae)

Astrophytum caput-medusae

  • Common Name: Astrophytum caput-medusae
  • Scientific Name: Astrophytum caput-medusae
  • Type: Cactus/Succulent
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 6.1-7.8
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Container
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9-10
  • Height At Maturity: 1-6″
  • Sun: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Sub Type: Houseplant

Astrophytum coahuilense (Astrophytum coahuilense)

Astrophytum coahuilense

  • Common Name: Astrophytum coahuilense
  • Scientific Name: Astrophytum coahuilense
  • Type: Cactus/Succulent
  • Water: Dry
  • Soil PH: 6.1-7.8
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9-11
  • Height At Maturity: 6-12″
  • Sun: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Sub Type: Houseplant

Austrocylindropuntia exaltata (Austrocylindropuntia exaltata)

Austrocylindropuntia exaltata

  • Common Name: Austrocylindropuntia exaltata
  • Scientific Name: Austrocylindropuntia exaltata
  • Type: Cactus/Succulent
  • Water: Dry
  • Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.8
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Special Characteristics: Container, attracts birds and butterflies
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9-10
  • Height At Maturity: 72-180″
  • Sun: Full Sun
  • Sub Type: Houseplant

Austrocylindropuntia shaferi (Austrocylindropuntia shaferi)

Austrocylindropuntia shaferi

  • Common Name: Austrocylindropuntia shaferi
  • Scientific Name: Austrocylindropuntia shaferi
  • Type: Cactus/Succulent
  • Water: Dry
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Special Characteristics: Container
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9-10
  • Height At Maturity: 6-18″
  • Sun: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Sub Type: Deciduous

Avens (Geum “Borisii”)

avens_Geum 'Borisii'

  • Common Name: Avens
  • Scientific Name: Geum “Borisii”
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Orange
  • Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy to grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 7
  • Height At Maturity: 6-12″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Avens (Geum “Mrs. J. Bradshaw”)

avens_Geum 'Mrs. J. Bradshaw'

  • Common Name: Avens
  • Scientific Name: Geum “Mrs. J. Bradshaw”
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 5.6-6
  • Flower Color: Orange/scarlet
  • Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy to grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 7
  • Height At Maturity: 12-24″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Avens (Geum “Totally Tangerine”)

avens_Geum 'Totally Tangerine'

  • Common Name: Avens
  • Scientific Name: Geum “Totally Tangerine”
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 5.8-6.4
  • Flower Color: Orange-peach
  • Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy to grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 7
  • Height At Maturity: 12-30″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Avens (Geum coccineum “Cooky”)

avens_Geum coccineum 'Cooky'

  • Common Name: Avens
  • Scientific Name: Geum coccineum “Cooky”
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Orange with orange-yellow stamens
  • Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy to grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 7
  • Height At Maturity: 6-12″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Avens (Geum coccineum)

avens_Geum coccineum

  • Common Name: Avens
  • Scientific Name: Geum coccineum
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Red-orange
  • Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy to grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 7
  • Height At Maturity: 12-18”
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Aylostera narvaecensis (Aylostera narvaecensis)

Aylostera narvaecensis

  • Common Name: Aylostera narvaecensis
  • Scientific Name: Aylostera narvaecensis
  • Type: Cactus/Succulent
  • Water: Dry
  • Soil PH: 4-6
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, container
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9-11
  • Height At Maturity: 1-6″
  • Sun: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Sub Type: Houseplant

Azure monkshood (Aconitum carmichaelii)

azure monkshood_Aconitum carmichaelii

  • Common Name: Azure monkshood
  • Scientific Name: Aconitum carmichaelii
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 5-6
  • Flower Color: Deep purple (inside) and pale blue (outside)
  • Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 7
  • Height At Maturity: 24-36″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade

Not a lot of websites thoroughly list plants and flowers alphabetically.  However, because we have a database set up, we’re able to offer a comprehensive listing of plants and flowers that you can filter alphabetically.

Be sure to also check out our entire garden directory where you’ll find annuals as well.

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