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115 Flowers that Start with “S”

Here is our expansive gallery and directory featuring flowers that start with "S". Each s-flower in this list includes key growing info such as sun needs, water preferences and more. Great list.

Sunflower (Helianthus occidentalis)

sunflower_Helianthus occidentalis

  • Common Name: Sunflower
  • Scientific Name: Helianthus occidentalis
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry to medium
  • Soil PH: 6.8-7.2
  • Flower Color: Orange-yellow rays and yellow disks
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers, cut flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 24-48′
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)

swamp-milkweed_Asclepias-incarnata

  • Common Name: Swamp milkweed
  • Scientific Name: Asclepias incarnata
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium to wet
  • Soil PH: 5.6-6
  • Flower Color: White, pink, mauve
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, Fragrant
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 6
  • Height At Maturity: 45″-60″
  • Sun: Full Sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Swan river daisy (Brachycome iberidifolia)

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  • Common Name: Swan river daisy
  • Scientific Name: Brachycome iberidifolia
  • Type: Annual
  • Water: Tolerates Drought
  • Soil PH: 5.5 to 8
  • Flower Color: Lavender, blue, violet, yellow or white rays with yellow to black centers
  • Special Characteristics: Container, Easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 6 to 10
  • Height At Maturity: 0″ to 12″
  • Sun: Full Sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Swedish ivy (Plectranthus verticillatus)

swedish-ivy_plectranthus-verticillatus

  • Common Name: Swedish ivy
  • Scientific Name: Plectranthus verticillatus
  • Type: Annual
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.5
  • Flower Color: White
  • Special Characteristics: Container
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 10 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 24″ to 36″
  • Sun: Full Shade, Partial Shade
  • Sub Type: Herb

Sweet alyssum (Lobularia maritima)

Lobularia maritima

  • Common Name: Sweet alyssum
  • Scientific Name: Lobularia maritima
  • Type: Annual
  • Water: Moderate moisture. Drought tolerant
  • Soil PH: 5.6 to 7.6
  • Flower Color: White
  • Special Characteristics: Fragrant
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 0″ to 12″
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Sweet coneflower (Rudbeckia subtomentosa “Henry Eilers”)

sweet coneflower_Rudbeckia subtomentosa 'Henry Eilers'

  • Common Name: Sweet coneflower
  • Scientific Name: Rudbeckia subtomentosa “Henry Eilers”
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Yellow rays with brown center disk
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, fragrant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow, cut flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 36-60″
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Sweet coneflower (Rudbeckia subtomentosa)

sweet coneflower_Rudbeckia subtomentosa

  • Common Name: Sweet coneflower
  • Scientific Name: Rudbeckia subtomentosa
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 6.8 to 7.7
  • Flower Color: Yellow rays and brownish purple center disks
  • Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers, cut flowers, fragrant, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 36-60″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Sweet fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)

sweet fennel_Foeniculum vulgare

  • Common Name: Sweet fennel
  • Scientific Name: Foeniculum vulgare
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 4.8 to 8.2
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, fragrant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 48-72″
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Herb

Sweet flag (Acorus calamus “Variegatus”)

sweet flag_Acorus calamus 'Variegatus'

  • Common Name: Sweet flag
  • Scientific Name: Acorus calamus “Variegatus”
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium to wet
  • Soil PH: 5.5 – 6.5
  • Flower Color: Green
  • Special Characteristics: Easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 10
  • Height At Maturity: 18-24′
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Aquatic

Sweet goldenrod (Solidago odora)

sweet goldenrod_Solidago odora

  • Common Name: Sweet goldenrod
  • Scientific Name: Solidago odora
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry to medium
  • Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.8
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, attracts butterflies, fragrant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 24-48″
  • Sun: 4 to 9
  • Sub Type: Herb

Sweet majoram (Origanum majorana)

sweet majoram_Origanum majorana

  • Common Name: Sweet majoram
  • Scientific Name: Origanum majorana
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry to medium
  • Soil PH: 6.1 – 8.5
  • Flower Color: White to pale pink
  • Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, fragrant, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 10
  • Height At Maturity: 6-12″
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Herb

Sweet Pea (Lathryrus odoratus)

7 Sweet Pea (Lathryrus odoratus)

  • Common Name: Sweet Pea
  • Scientific Name: Lathryrus odoratus
  • Type: Annual
  • Water: Medium Moisture
  • Soil PH: 5.8 to 7.0
  • Flower Color: Cultivars in all colors except yellow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 2 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 3′ to 8′
  • Sun: Full Sun
  • Sub Type: Fragrant

Sweet pepperbush (Clethra alnifolia)

Summersweet Plant_Clethra alnifolia-part shade to full shade

  • Common Name: Sweet pepperbush
  • Scientific Name: Clethra alnifolia
  • Type: Shrub
  • Water: Tolerates wet soil
  • Soil PH: 5.1-7.5
  • Flower Color: White
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, showy flowers, fragrant, easy to grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3-9
  • Height At Maturity: 36-98″
  • Sun: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Sub Type: Deciduous

Sweet pitcher plant (Sarracenia rubra)

sweet pitcher plant_Sarracenia rubra

  • Common Name: Sweet pitcher plant
  • Scientific Name: Sarracenia rubra
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Wet
  • Soil PH: 3-5
  • Flower Color: Maroon-dark red
  • Special Characteristics: Fragrant, showy flowers, container
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 6 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 12” to 18
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Houseplant

Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus)

sweet William_Dianthus barbatus

  • Common Name: Sweet William
  • Scientific Name: Dianthus barbatus
  • Type: Perennial, Annual
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 5.8 to 6.8
  • Flower Color: Red, pink, white, bicolor
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, showy flowers, fragrant
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 1′ to 2′
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: evergreen

Sweet William silene (Silene armeria)

sweet William silene_Silene armeria

  • Common Name: Sweet William silene
  • Scientific Name: Silene armeria
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry to medium
  • Soil PH: 5.8-7.2
  • Flower Color: Rose pink
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 12-16”
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Sweetscented bedstraw (Galium odoratum)

sweetscented bedstraw_Galium odoratum

  • Common Name: Sweetscented bedstraw
  • Scientific Name: Galium odoratum
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium to wet
  • Soil PH: 4.3-8.3
  • Flower Color: White
  • Special Characteristics: Fragrant, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 8-12″
  • Sun: Part shade to full shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Snapdragons symbolize both graciousness and deception. It is also believed that these flowers can protect from witchcraft. Other names for these flowers include Rabbit’s Lips (as they are known in Asia) and Lion’s Lips (as they are called in Holland.

Know more about the perennial flower Snapdragon plus all other interesting plants and flowers that start with “S.”

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