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Perennial Plant Names 


English Common Names, alphabetic by genus

 
Genus English
   
Acaena New Zealand burr
Acanthus Bear's breeches
Achillea Yarrow
Acidanthera Acidanthera
Aconitum Monkshood
Acorus Mini. sweet flag
Actaea Baneberry
Adenophora Ladybells
Adiantum Maidenhair Fern
Adonis Adonis
Aegopodium Goutweed
Agapanthus African blue lily
Agastache Anise Hyssop
Ajuga Carpet bugle
Alcea Hollyhock
Alchemilla Lady's Mantle
Alisma Water plantain
Allium Ornamental Onion
Alopecurus Foxtail Grass
Alstroemeria Peruvian Lily
Althaea Marsh mallow
Alyssum Alyssum
Amsonia Blue Stars
Anacyclus Mt. Atlas Daisy
Anagallis Pimpernel
Anaphalis Pearly everlasting
Anchusa Bugloss
Androsace Rock jasmine
Anemone Windflower
Angelica Angelica
Antennaria Pussy toes
Anthemis Chamomile
Anthriscus Chervil
Aquilegia Columbine
Arabis Rockcress
Arctostaphylos Bearberry
Arisaema Jack-in-the-pulpit
Armeria Thrift
Arrhenatherum Oat Grass
Artemisia Wormwood
Arum Arum lily
Aruncus Goatsbeard
Arundinaria Bamboo
Asarum Wild ginger
Asclepias Butterfly flower
Asphodeline Jacob's rod
Asplenium Spleenwort
Aster Aster
Astilbe False spirea
Astilboides Rodgersia
Astrantia Masterwort
Athyrium Lady Fern
Aubretia Rock cress
Avena Avena grass
Azolla Fairy moss
Baldellia Baldellia
Bambusa Bamboo
Baptisia False Indigo
Begonia Begonia
Belamcanda Blackberry lily
Bellis English daisy
Bergenia Saxifrage
Blechnum Hard fern
Bletilla Bletilla orchid
Boltonia Boltonia
Borago Borage
Bouteloua Gramma grass
Briza Quaking grass
Brodiaea Brodiaea
Brunnera Brunnera
Buglossoides Buglossoides
Buphthalmum Oxeye
Butomus Flowering rush
Calamagrostis Feather reed grass
Calamintha Calamint
Calla Calla lily
Calluna Heather
Caltha Marsh marigold
Camassia Camus lily, Quamash
Campanula Bellflower
Cardamine Bittercress
Carex Sedge
Caryopteris Bluebeard
Catanache Cupid's dart
Centaurea Bluet
Centranthus Valerian
Cephalaria Cephalaria
Cerastium Snow-in-summer
Ceratostigma Leadwort
Chasmanthium Sea Oats
Cheiranthus Wall flower
Chelidonium Celandine
Chelone Turtlehead
Chiastophyllum Cotyledon
Chionodoxa Glory-of-the-snow
Chrysanthemum Tansy
Chrysogonum Green and gold
Chrysoplenium Golden saxifrage
Cimicifuga Snakeroot
Cirsium Plumed thistle
Clematis Celmatis
Codonopsis Asia bell
Colchicum Autumn crocus
Colocasia Colocasia
Convallaria Lily-of-the-Valley
Coreopsis Tickseed
Cortaderia Pampas grass
Corydalis Corydalis
Cotula Brass buttons
Crambe Crambe, Kale
Crinum Crinum lily
Crocosmia Crocosmia
Crocus Crocus
Cyclamen Cyclamen
Cymbalaria Kenilworth ivy
Cyperus Sedge
Cyrtomium Holly fern
Dactylis Dactylis
Dactylorhiza Marsh orchid
Dahlia Dahlia
Darmera Umbrella plant
Delphinium Larkspur
Deschampsia Hair grass
Dianthus Pinks, Thrift
Dicentra Bleeding heart
Dictamnus Gas plant
Digitalis Foxglove
Dodecatheon Shooting star
Doronicum Leopard's bane
Draba Whitlow grass
Dryas Mountain avens
Dryopteris Wood fern
Duchesnea Mock strawberry
Echinacea Coneflower
Echinops Globe thistle
Echium Echium
Eichhornia Water hyacinth
Elymus Wild rye
Epilobium Willow herb
Epimedium Barrenwort
Equisetum Horsetail
Eranthis Winter aconite
Eremurus Foxtail lily
Erigeron Fleabane
Erodium Erodium
Eryngium Sea holly
Erythronium Trout lily
Eucharis Amazon lily
Eucomis Pineapple lily
Eupatorium Joe-pye weed
Euphorbia Spurge
Fargesia Bamboo
Festuca Fescue
Filipendula Meadowsweet
Foeniculum Fennel
Fragraria Strawberry
Freesia Freesia
Fritillaria Fritillary
Gaillardia Blanket flower
Galanthus Snowdrops
Galium Bedstraw
Galtonia Galtonia
Gaura Windflower
Gentiana Gentian
Geranium Geranium
Geum Avens
Gladiolus Gladiolus
Glaucium Horned poppy
Gloriosa Gloriosa lily
Glyceria Glyceria
Gunnera Gunnera
Gypsophila Baby's breath
Halonechloa Hakone grass
Hedera English ivy
Helenium Helen's flower
Helianthemum Sun-rose
Helianthus Per. sunflower
Helictotrichon Blue oat grass
Heliopsis Heliopsis
Helleborus Hellebore
Hemerocallis Daylily
Hepatica Liverleaf,Hepatica
Heracleum Hogweed
Hesperis Dame's rocket
Heuchera Coralbells
Heucherella Foamy bells
Hibanobambusa Bamboo
Hibiscus Hibiscus
Holcus Holcus
Hosta Plantain Lily
Houttuynia Chameleon plant
Hyacinth Hyacinth
Hyacinthoides Bluebell
Hydrocotyle Pennywort
Hymenocallis Spider lily
Hypericum St. John's wort
Hyssopus Hyssop
Iberis Candytuft
Imperata Blood grass
Incarvillea Hardy gloxinia
Indigofera Indigo
Inula Elecampane
Ipheion Ipheion
Iris Iris
Iris, Germanica Bearded iris
Ixia Ixia
Ixiolirion Ixiolirion
Juncus Rush
Kalimeris Japanese Aster
Kirengeshoma Yellow waxbells
Knautia Blue buttons
Kniphofia Torch lily, Tritoma
Koeleria Glaucous hair grass
Lamiastrum Yellow archangel
Lamium Dead nettle
Lathyrus Perennial pea
Lavandula Lavender
Lavatera Tree mallow
Leontopodium Edelweiss
Leucanthemum Shasta Daisy
Leucojum Snowflake
Lewisia Lewisia
Leymus Lyme grass
Liatris Blazing star
Ligularia Ligularia
Lilium Lily
Limonium Statice
Linaria Toadflax
Linum Flax
Liriope Lily-turf
Lobelia Cardinal flower
Lotus Lotus
Lunaria Honesty, Money plant
Lupinus Lupine
Luzula Woodrush
Lychnis Catchfly
Lysichiton Skunk cabbage
Lysimachia Loosestrife
Lythrum Loosestrife
Macleaya Plume poppy
Malva Mallow
Matteuccia Ostrich fern
Meconopsis Blue poppy
Melica Melic grass
Mentha Mint
Mertensia Bluebells
Mimulus Mimulus
Miscanthus Maiden grass
Molinia Moor grass
Monarda Bee balm
Muscari Grape hyacinth
Myosotis Forget-me-not
Myriophyllum Milfoil
Narcissus Narcissus
Nepeta Catmint
Nerine Nerine lily
Nuphar Yellow pond lily
Nymphaea Water lily
Nymphoides Floating heart
Oenothera Evening primrose
Omphalodes Navel-seed
Onoclea Sensitive fern
Onopordum Scotch Thistle
Ophiopogon Mondo grass
Origanum Oregano
Ornithogalum Star-of-Bethelem
Osmunda Osmunda
Oxalis Oxalis
Pachysandra Spurge
Paeonia Peony
Panicum Panic grass
Papaver Poppy
Pennisetum Fountain grass
Penstemon Beardtongue
Persicaria Persicaria
Petasites Petasites
Phalaris Ribbon grass
Phlomis Phlomis
Phlox Phlox
Phragmites Reed
Phyllostachys Bamboo
Physostegia Obedient plant
Phytolacca Pokeweed
Pistia Water lettuce
Plantago Plantain
Platycodon Balloon flower
Pleioblastus Bamboo
Polemonium Jacob's ladder
Polygonatum Solomon' s seal
Polygonum Knotweed
Polypodium Polypody fern
Polystichum Shield fern
Pontderia Pickerel weed
Potamogeton Curled pondweed
Potentilla Cinquefoil
Primula Primrose
Prunella Self-heal
Pseudosasa Bamboo
Pulmonaria Lungwort
Pulsatilla Pasque flower
Puschkinia Puschkinia
Pyrethrum Painted daisy
Ranunculus Buttercup
Ratibida Ratibida
Rheum Rhubarb
Rodgersia Rodgersia
Rosa Rose
Rosmarinus Rosemary
Rudbeckia Black-eyed daisy
Rumex Dock
Ruta Rue
Sagina Pearlwort
Sagittaria Arrowhead
Salvia Sage
Sanguisorba Burnet
Santolina Lavender cotton
Saponaria Soapwort
Sasa Bamboo
Sasaella Bamboo
Saxifraga Saxifrage
Scabiosa Scabious
Scilla Squill
Scirpus Scirpus
Scutellaria Skullcap
Sedum Stonecrop
Sempervivum Houseleek
Senecio Senecio
Sesleria Blue moor grass
Sidalcea Checker-mallow
Silene Catchfly
Sinarundinaria Bamboo
Smilacina False Solomon's Seal
Solanum Nightshade
Solidago Goldenrod
Sparganium Burr reed
Spartina Spartina
Stachys Stachys
Stipa Feather grass
Stokesia Stokes's aster
Stratiotes Water soldier
Stylophorum Celandine poppy
Symphytum Comfrey
Symplocarpos Skunk cabbage
Thalictrum Meadow rue
Thelypteris Marsh fern
Thermopsis False lupine
Thymus Thyme
Tiarella Foamflower
Tovara Tovara
Tradescantia Spiderwort
Tricyrtis Toad lily
Trifolium Clover
Trillium Wake robin
Triteleia Triteleia
Tritonia Tritonia
Trollius Globe flower
Tulipa Tulip
Tussilago Coltsfoot
Typha Cat's tail
Uvularia Merry bells, Bellwort
Valeriana Valerian
Veratrum False hellebore
Verbascum Mullein
Verbena Vervain
Vernonia Ironweed
Veronica Speedwell
Veronicastrum Culver's root
Vinca Periwinkle
Viola Viola, Pansy
Waldsteinia Barren strawberry
Woodsia Woodsia fern
Yucca Yucca
Zantedeschia Calla lily
Zephyranthes Wind flower


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