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100+ Plants and Flowers that Start with “B”

Check out our database of flowers and plants that start with "B". Include key info such as sun and water requirements, soil pH, hardiness zones and more.

Bog spurge (Euphorbia palustris)

bog spurge_Euphorbia palustris

  • Common Name: Bog spurge
  • Scientific Name: Euphorbia palustris
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium to wet
  • Soil PH: 6.1-7.8
  • Flower Color: Green with greenish yellow bracts
  • Special Characteristics: Tolerates rabbit, deer-resistant, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 10
  • Height At Maturity: 24-36′
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Brain Cactus (Stenocactus Multicostatus)

Stenocactus multicostatus

  • Common Name: Brain Cactus
  • Scientific Name: Stenocactus Multicostatus
  • Type: Cactus/Succulent
  • Water: Dry to Medium
  • Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.8
  • Flower Color: Violet
  • Special Characteristics: Container, Tolerates Drought
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 3″ to 9″
  • Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade

Branched Pencil Cholla (Cylindropuntia Ramosissima)

Cylindropuntia ramosissima

  • Common Name: Branched Pencil Cholla
  • Scientific Name: Cylindropuntia Ramosissima
  • Type: Cactus/Succulent
  • Water: Dry
  • Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.8
  • Special Characteristics: Tolerates Drought,
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 8 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 12″ to 72
  • Sun: Full Sun
  • Sub Type: Evergreen

Brazilian dwarf morning-glory (Evolvulus glomeratus)

Brazilian dwarf morning-glory_Evolvulus glomeratus

  • Common Name: Brazilian dwarf morning-glory
  • Scientific Name: Evolvulus glomeratus
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 6-7.2
  • Flower Color: Blue
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 8-11
  • Height At Maturity: 9-18″
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Bridal Wreath Shrub (Spiraea)

Spiraea_Spiraea-full sun

  • Common Name: Bridal Wreath Shrub
  • Scientific Name: Spiraea
  • Type: Shrub
  • Water: Moderate
  • Soil PH: 6 to 7.5
  • Flower Color: White, Red, Pink
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, Attracts birds and butterflies,
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 60″ to 96″
  • Sun: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Sub Type: Deciduous

Broad leaf goldenrod (Solidago flexicaulis)

broad leaf goldenrod_Solidago flexicaulis

  • Common Name: Broad leaf goldenrod
  • Scientific Name: Solidago flexicaulis
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 5.3–7.0
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3-8
  • Height At Maturity: 12-36″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade

Broadleaf cattail (Typha latifolia)

bullrush_Typha latifolia

  • Common Name: Broadleaf cattail
  • Scientific Name: Typha latifolia
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Tolerates wet soil
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Yellow (male); green (female)
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds, showy flowers, fragrant
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3-10
  • Height At Maturity: 48-72″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Aquatic

Brown-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia triloba)

brown-eyed Susan_Rudbeckia triloba

  • Common Name: Brown-eyed Susan
  • Scientific Name: Rudbeckia triloba
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Yellow rays with brown-purple center disk
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4-8
  • Height At Maturity: 24-36″
  • Sun: Full sun

Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans “Arctic Fox”)

bugleweed_Ajuga reptans 'Arctic Fox'

  • Common Name: Bugleweed
  • Scientific Name: Ajuga reptans “Arctic Fox”
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 4.5-6.5
  • Flower Color: Bluish purple
  • Special Characteristics: Tolerates rabbit, deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4-8
  • Height At Maturity: 3-6″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans “Atropurpurea”)

bugleweed_Ajuga reptans 'Atropurpurea'

  • Common Name: Bugleweed
  • Scientific Name: Ajuga reptans “Atropurpurea”
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 3.7-6.5
  • Flower Color: Blue
  • Special Characteristics: Tolerates rabbit, deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3-9
  • Height At Maturity: 6-9″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans “Binblasca” BLACK SCALLOP)

bugleweed_Ajuga reptans 'Binblasca' BLACK SCALLOP

  • Common Name: Bugleweed
  • Scientific Name: Ajuga reptans “Binblasca” BLACK SCALLOP
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 5.2-5.5
  • Flower Color: Violet
  • Special Characteristics: Tolerates rabbit, deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
  • Height At Maturity: 3-6″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans “Burgundy Glow”)

bugleweed_Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow'

  • Common Name: Bugleweed
  • Scientific Name: Ajuga reptans “Burgundy Glow”
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 6.5-7.5
  • Flower Color: Blue
  • Special Characteristics: Tolerates rabbit, deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3-10
  • Height At Maturity: 6-9″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans “Catlin’s Giant”)

bugleweed_Ajuga reptans 'Catlin's Giant'

  • Common Name: Bugleweed
  • Scientific Name: Ajuga reptans “Catlin’s Giant”
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Blue
  • Special Characteristics: Tolerates rabbit, deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4-8
  • Height At Maturity: 3-9″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans “Valfredda” CHOCOLATE CHIP)

bugleweed_Ajuga reptans 'Valfredda' CHOCOLATE CHIP

  • Common Name: Bugleweed
  • Scientific Name: Ajuga reptans “Valfredda” CHOCOLATE CHIP
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 4.0-8.5
  • Flower Color: Blue
  • Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers, tolerates rabbit, easy to grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
  • Height At Maturity: 3-9″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Bullrush (Typha laxmannii)

bullrush_Typha laxmannii

  • Common Name: Bullrush
  • Scientific Name: Typha laxmannii
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Wet
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Yellow (male) and green (female)
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 10
  • Height At Maturity: 36-60′
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Aquatic

Bullrush (Typha minima)

bullrush_Typha minima

  • Common Name: Bullrush
  • Scientific Name: Typha minima
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Tolerates wet soil
  • Soil PH: 6.1-6.5
  • Flower Color: Yellow (male) and green (female)
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3-10
  • Height At Maturity: 18-24″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Aquatic

Bunchberry (Cornus canadensis)

Bunchberry_Cornus-canadensis

  • Common Name: Bunchberry
  • Scientific Name: Cornus canadensis
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 6.5-7
  • Flower Color: White
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, Deer resistant, Tolerates rabbit, Edible
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 2 to 6
  • Height At Maturity: 3-9″
  • Sun: Full Shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Bunny Ear Cactus (Opuntia Microdasys)

Opuntia microdasys

  • Common Name: Bunny Ear Cactus
  • Scientific Name: Opuntia Microdasys
  • Type: Cactus/Succulent
  • Water: Dry
  • Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.8
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Container, Tolerates Drought
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 12″ to 36″
  • Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade

Burnet (Sanguisorba minor)

burnet_Sanguisorba minor

  • Common Name: Burnet
  • Scientific Name: Sanguisorba minor
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Needs moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Greenish with purple-tinged styles
  • Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers, fragrant, easy to grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4-8
  • Height At Maturity: 9-24″
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Herb

Bush violet (Browallia speciosa)

5Bush violet _ annual

  • Common Name: Bush Violet
  • Scientific Name: Browallia speciosa
  • Type: Annual
  • Water: Needs Moderate Moisture, Tolerates Wet Soil
  • Soil PH: 5.5 to 7
  • Flower Color: Purple-blue with white center
  • Special Characteristics: Container, Attracts hummingbirds
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 10
  • Height At Maturity: 12″ to 24″
  • Sun: Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Bush Violet (Browallia speciosa)

18Bush Violet _ annual

  • Common Name: Bush Violet
  • Scientific Name: Browallia speciosa
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 5.5 to 7
  • Flower Color: Purple-blue with white center
  • Special Characteristics: Container
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 10
  • Height At Maturity: 12′ to 24″
  • Sun: Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover, Houseplant

Butter daisy (Melampodium paludosum)

11. Butter daisy (Melampodium paludosum)

  • Common Name: Butter daisy
  • Scientific Name: Melampodium paludosum
  • Type: Annual
  • Water: Moderate moisture
  • Soil PH: 6.1 to 6.5
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Deer resistant
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 2 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 1′ to 2′
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa)

butterfly weed_Asclepias tuberosa

  • Common Name: Butterfly weed
  • Scientific Name: Asclepias tuberosa
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Tolerates drought
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Yellow/orange
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3-9
  • Height At Maturity: 12-30″
  • Sun: Full sun

Button Cactus (Epithelantha Micromeris)

Epithelantha micromeris

  • Common Name: Button Cactus
  • Scientific Name: Epithelantha Micromeris
  • Type: Cactus/Succulent
  • Water: Dry to Medium
  • Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.8
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Special Characteristics: Easy-to-grow, Tolerates Drought, Container
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 1″ to 6″
  • Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade

Buzzy Lizzy (Impatiens walleriana)

Buzzy-Lizzy_Impatiens-walleriana

  • Common Name: Buzzy Lizzy
  • Scientific Name: Impatiens walleriana
  • Type: Annual
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 6.1 – 7.5
  • Flower Color: Pink, rose, red, lilac, purple, orange, white & bicolors
  • Special Characteristics: Container
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 10 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 6″-24″
  • Sun: Full Shade
  • Sub Type: Houseplant, Groundcover

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