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40 Flowers that Start with “T”


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.

A closeup of thimbleweed flower.

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

Tall 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)
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”)

Tetraploid daylily (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)
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)

Texas Nipple Cactus (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 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)

Thimble Cactus (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:
below 6.8
Flower Color:
Yellow
Special Characteristics:
Attracts birds and butterflies
Hardiness Zone(s):
3 to 9
Height At Maturity:
30"-36"
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:
lilac
Special Characteristics:
Attracts birds and butterflies, Fragrant
Hardiness Zone(s):
5 to 8
Height At Maturity:
6"-12"
Sun:
Full Sun
Sub Type:
Herb

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”)

Toad lily (Tricyrtis hirta "Miyazaki")
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
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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.

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