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40 Flowers that Start with “T”

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

Below is our expansive gallery and directory featuring flowers that start with “T”.

Thimbleweed is the featured flower in this category.

Thimbleweed is a wide plant and got its name from its long slender fruiting body that resembles a thimble. It can grow 2-3 feet tall and is crowned with creamy white flowers and has lobed leaves. It’s a herbaceous anemone plant that makes it ideals for flower gardens because of its long bloom season lasting from early to late summer.

These upright growing plants can be found in the wilderness, particularly in savannahs, forests and prairies. Another of its interesting physical feature is its fluffy seeds which can easily be blown away in the wind.

Below is our entire gallery showcasing these flowers.

Tall Bearded Iris (Iris)

2-Bearded-Iris

  • Common Name: Tall Bearded Iris
  • Scientific Name: Iris
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Moderate
  • Soil PH: Neutral
  • Flower Color: Can get in a huge variety of colors including: Violet, Blue, Red, Orange, White, Black, Lavender, Violet, Pink and White
  • Bloom Season: Spring: April, May and Early June
  • Special Characteristics: Deer Resistant / Good for Cut Flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 – 8
  • Height At Maturity: 42″
  • Sun: Needs plenty of sun (at least 1/2 day)

Tall Bellflower (Campanula Americana)

tall bellflower_Campanula americana

  • Common Name: Tall Bellflower
  • Scientific Name: Campanula Americana
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.8
  • Flower Color: Blue-purple
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 7
  • Height At Maturity: 3-6′
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Tall Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos Flavidus)

tall kangaroo paw_Anigozanthos flavidus

  • Common Name: Tall Kangaroo Paw
  • Scientific Name: Anigozanthos Flavidus
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 5.5 – 6.5
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 10 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 3-6′
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: evergreen

Tall verbena (Verbena bonariensis)

tall verbena_Verbena bonariensis

  • Common Name: Tall verbena
  • Scientific Name: Verbena bonariensis
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 5.5-6.0
  • Flower Color: Rose-violet, lavender
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 7 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 24-48′
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus)

Tarragon_Artemisia dracunculus-part sun to full sun

  • Common Name: Tarragon
  • Scientific Name: Artemisia dracunculus
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry to medium
  • Soil PH: neutral, Alkaline
  • Special Characteristics: Fragrant, Tolerates Rabbit, Edible
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 16″ to 36″
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Herb

Tartarian Aster (Aster Tataricus)

tartarian aster_Aster tataricus

  • Common Name: Tartarian Aster
  • Scientific Name: Aster Tataricus
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: acidic, neutral, alkaline
  • Flower Color: Violet-blue
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 3′ to 6′
  • Sun: Full sun

Tasteless stonecrop (Sedum sexangulare)

tasteless stonecrop_Sedum sexangulare

  • Common Name: Tasteless stonecrop
  • Scientific Name: Sedum sexangulare
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry to medium
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers, tolerates rabbit
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 3-4″
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Tennessee coneflower (Echinacea tennesseensis)

Tennessee coneflower_Echinacea tennesseensis

  • Common Name: Tennessee coneflower
  • Scientific Name: Echinacea tennesseensis
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Purple rays and coppery-orange center cones
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers, cut flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 6
  • Height At Maturity: 18-24′
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Tetraploid daylily (Hemerocallis “Judith”)

tetraploid daylily_Hemerocallis 'Judith'

  • Common Name: Tetraploid daylily
  • Scientific Name: Hemerocallis “Judith”
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 6.0-6.5
  • Flower Color: Pink with a green throat
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, tolerates rabbit, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 24-30′
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Tetraploid daylily (Hemerocallis “Rose”)

tetraploid daylily_Hemerocallis 'Rose'

  • Common Name: Tetraploid daylily
  • Scientific Name: Hemerocallis “Rose”
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 5.5-7.0
  • Flower Color: Rose pink
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, tolerates rabbit, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 18-24′
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Tetraploid daylily (Hemerocallis “Strawberry Rose”)

Hemerocallis 'Strawberry Rose'

  • Common Name: Tetraploid daylily
  • Scientific Name: Hemerocallis “Strawberry Rose”
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Rose-pink with green throat
  • Special Characteristics: Tolerates rabbit, attracts butterflies, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 24-30″
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Texas Mountain Laurel (Sophora Secundiflora)

Texas Mountain Laurel_Sophora secundiflora-full sun

  • Common Name: Texas Mountain Laurel
  • Scientific Name: Sophora Secundiflora
  • Type: Shrub
  • Water: Dry to Medium
  • Soil PH: 8.6 to 9
  • Flower Color: Violet, Lavander
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, Fragrant
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 7 to 10
  • Height At Maturity: 10′ to 20′
  • Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Sub Type: Evergreen

Texas Nipple Cactus (Mammillaria Prolifera)

Mammillaria prolifera

  • Common Name: Texas Nipple Cactus
  • Scientific Name: Mammillaria Prolifera
  • Type: Cactus
  • Water: Dry to Medium
  • Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.8
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Special Characteristics: Tolerates Drought, Showy Flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 1″ to 6″
  • Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade

Thelocactus (Thelocactus Bicolor)

Thelocactus bicolor

  • Common Name: Thelocactus
  • Scientific Name: Thelocactus Bicolor
  • Type: Cactus/Succulent
  • Water: Dry to Medium
  • Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.8
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Special Characteristics: Tolerates Drought, Container
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 10
  • Height At Maturity: 3″ to 9″
  • Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade

Thimble Cactus (Mammillaria Gracilis)

Mammillaria gracilis

  • Common Name: Thimble Cactus
  • Scientific Name: Mammillaria Gracilis
  • Type: Cactus/Succulent
  • Water: Dry to Medium
  • Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.8
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Container, Tolerates Drought
  • Height At Maturity: 3″ to 9″
  • Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Sub Type: Evergreen

Thimbleweed (Anemone virginiana)

thimbleweed_Anemone virginiana

  • Common Name: Thimbleweed
  • Scientific Name: Anemone virginiana
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry to medium
  • Soil PH: 6.5–7.5
  • Flower Color: White
  • Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 2 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 12-24′
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Threadleaf coreopsis (Coreopsis verticillata “Moonbeam”)

threadleaf coreopsis_Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'

  • Common Name: Threadleaf coreopsis
  • Scientific Name: Coreopsis verticillata “Moonbeam”
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry to medium
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Creamy yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 18-24′
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Threadleaf coreopsis (Coreopsis verticillata “Zagreb”)

threadleaf coreopsis_Coreopsis verticillata 'Zagreb'

  • Common Name: Threadleaf coreopsis
  • Scientific Name: Coreopsis verticillata “Zagreb”
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry to medium
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Bright yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 12-18”
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Threadleaf coreopsis (Coreopsis verticillata)

threadleaf-coreopsis_Coreopsis-verticillata

  • Common Name: Threadleaf coreopsis
  • Scientific Name: Coreopsis verticillata
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry to medium
  • Soil PH: 4-6.8
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 24-36′
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Thyme (Thymus praecox)

thyme_Thymus praecox

  • Common Name: Thyme
  • Scientific Name: Thymus praecox
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry to medium
  • Soil PH: 7-8
  • Flower Color: Purplish/white
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, fragrant
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 2-6″
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Thyme (Thymus quinquecostatus)

thyme_Thymus quinquecostatus

  • Common Name: Thyme
  • Scientific Name: Thymus quinquecostatus
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry to medium
  • Soil PH: 5-8
  • Flower Color: Pale lilac to rose pink
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, fragrant, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 3-6′
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Thyme (Thymus Vulgaris)

Thyme_Thymus-Vulgaris

  • Common Name: Thyme
  • Scientific Name: Thymus Vulgaris
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry to medium
  • Soil PH: 4.5-8
  • Flower Color: Pale purple
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, fragrant, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 6-12″
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Tickseed (Coreopsis “SOLANNA GOLDEN SPHERE”)

tickseed_Coreopsis SOLANNA GOLDEN SPHERE

  • Common Name: Tickseed
  • Scientific Name: Coreopsis “SOLANNA GOLDEN SPHERE”
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry to medium
  • Soil PH: 5.8–6.2
  • Flower Color: Golden yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers, cut flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 12-18”
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Tickseed (Coreopsis palmata)

tickseed_Coreopsis palmata

  • Common Name: Tickseed
  • Scientific Name: Coreopsis palmata
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry to medium
  • Soil PH: 6.8-7.2
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers, cut flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 18-30′
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Tickseed (Coreopsis pubescens)

tickseed_Coreopsis pubescens

  • Common Name: Tickseed
  • Scientific Name: Coreopsis pubescens
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Dry to medium
  • Soil PH: 4-5
  • Flower Color: Yellow rays and darker yellow center
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 6 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 24-48′
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Toad lily (Tricyrtis formosana)

toad lily_Tricyrtis formosana

  • Common Name: Toad lily
  • Scientific Name: Tricyrtis formosana
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium to wet
  • Soil PH: 6-7
  • Flower Color: White, reddish-purple spots and yellowish throats
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, easy-to-grow, cut flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 2-3’
  • Sun: Part shade to full shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Toad lily (Tricyrtis hirta “Miyazaki”)

Japanese toad lily_Tricyrtis hirta

  • Common Name: Toad lily
  • Scientific Name: Tricyrtis hirta “Miyazaki”
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium to wet
  • Soil PH: 6-7
  • Flower Color: Purple-blotched
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 18-24′
  • Sun: Part shade to full shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Toad lily (Tricyrtis macrantha)

toad lily_Tricyrtis macrantha

  • Common Name: Toad lily
  • Scientific Name: Tricyrtis macrantha
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium to wet
  • Soil PH: 5.8-6.8
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, easy-to-grow, container
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 6 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 12-18”
  • Sun: Part shade to full shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Toad lily (Tricyrtis macropoda)

toad lily_Tricyrtis macropoda

  • Common Name: Toad lily
  • Scientific Name: Tricyrtis macropoda
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium to wet
  • Soil PH: 4-6
  • Flower Color: White with heavy purple spotting
  • Special Characteristics: Easy-to-grow, cut flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 24-30″
  • Sun: Part shade to full shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Tobacco plant (Nicotiana Sylvestris)

24Tobaccooplant _ annual

  • Common Name: Tobacco Plant
  • Scientific Name: Nicotiana Sylvestris
  • Type: Annual
  • Water: Needs Moderate Moisture
  • Soil PH: 6.1 to 6.5
  • Flower Color: white, pink, purple and red
  • Special Characteristics: Fragrant
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 10-11
  • Height At Maturity: 3′ to 5′
  • Sun: Partial Shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Totem Pole Cactus (Pachycereus Schottii)

Pachycereus schottii

  • Common Name: Totem Pole Cactus
  • Scientific Name: Pachycereus Schottii
  • Type: Cactus/Succulent
  • Water: Dry
  • Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.8
  • Special Characteristics: Tolerates Drought
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 10
  • Height At Maturity: 120″ to 240″
  • Sun: Full Sun

Toyon Shrub (Heteromeles Arbutifolia)

Toyon Shrub_Heteromeles arbutifolia-part sun to full sun

  • Common Name: Toyon Shrub
  • Scientific Name: Heteromeles Arbutifolia
  • Type: Shrub
  • Water: Moderate
  • Soil PH: 5 to 8
  • Flower Color: White
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 8 to 10
  • Height At Maturity: 15′ to 30′
  • Sun: Full Sun
  • Sub Type: Evergreen

Transvaal daisy (Gerbera jamesonii)

Transvaal daisy_Gerbera jamesonii

  • Common Name: Transvaal daisy
  • Scientific Name: Gerbera jamesonii
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 5.5 – 7.0
  • Flower Color: Red, yellow or orange rays with bronze-yellow disks
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 8 to 10
  • Height At Maturity: 12-18”
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Treasure flower (Gazania rigens)

treasure flower_Gazania rigens

  • Common Name: Treasure flower
  • Scientific Name: Gazania rigens
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 5.8 – 6.8
  • Flower Color: Orange rays with black eyes at bases and orange-brown disks
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 6-12′
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Treasure flower (Gazania)

treasure flower_Gazania (group)

  • Common Name: Treasure flower
  • Scientific Name: Gazania
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 5.5 to 7.5
  • Flower Color: Red, yellow, pink, orange, bronze or white
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, easy-to-grow
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 6-10”
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Tree peony (Paeonia suffruticosa)

tree peony_Paeonia suffruticosa

  • Common Name: Tree peony
  • Scientific Name: Paeonia suffruticosa
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 6.5 to 7.5
  • Flower Color: Pink to white, with purple basal petal patches
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, tolerates rabbit, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
  • Height At Maturity: 36-60′
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Tree Prickly Pear (Opuntia Echios)

Opuntia echios

  • Common Name: Tree Prickly Pear
  • Scientific Name: Opuntia Echios
  • Type: Cactus/Succulent
  • Water: Dry to Medium
  • Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.8
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Tolerates Drought
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 15′ to 30′
  • Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Sub Type: Deciduous

Tree Sonchus (Sonchus Canariensis)

Tree Sonchus_Sonchus canariensis-full sun

  • Common Name: Tree Sonchus
  • Scientific Name: Sonchus Canariensis
  • Type: Shrub
  • Water: Moderate
  • Soil PH: 6.5 to 7.8
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 10 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 72″ to 96″
  • Sun: Full Sun

True forget-me-not (Myosotis scorpioides)

true forget-me-not_Myosotis scorpioides

  • Common Name: True forget-me-not
  • Scientific Name: Myosotis scorpioides
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium to wet
  • Soil PH: 6-8
  • Flower Color: Sky blue with yellow center
  • Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 6-10”
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Tuberous Begonia (Begonia Tuberhybrida)

Tuberous-Begonia_Begonia-Tuberhybrida

  • Common Name: Tuberous Begonia
  • Scientific Name: Begonia Tuberhybrida
  • Type: Annual
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 5.5-5.8
  • Flower Color: White, yellow, orange, pink, red
  • Special Characteristics: Container
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 12″-18″
  • Sun: Full Shade
  • Sub Type: Houseplant

Turtlehead (Chelone obliqua)

turtlehead_Chelone obliqua

  • Common Name: Turtlehead
  • Scientific Name: Chelone obliqua
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium to wet
  • Soil PH: 5.0 to 6.8
  • Flower Color: Rosy purple, pink, or white
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 9
  • Height At Maturity: 24-36′
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Twinspur (Diascia barberae)

twinspur_Diascia barberae

  • Common Name: Twinspur
  • Scientific Name: Diascia barberae
  • Type: Perennial
  • Water: Medium
  • Soil PH: 6.1 – 7.8
  • Flower Color: Pink with yellow throat
  • Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, container
  • Hardiness Zone(s): 8 to 11
  • Height At Maturity: 6-12”
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Sub Type: Groundcover

Thimbleweed is considered toxic because of its sap. Animals are known to steer away from it because of it can cause pain, blisters, and even vomiting and diarrhea. Children and pets should stay away from it and gloves as well as eye protection should be used when dealing with the plant.

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

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