Did you know? In the UK, it is an offence to uproot Wild Flowers and the offence carries a fine of up to 1000 pounds.

Wild Flowers are of special interest to flower lovers. Most wild flowers are beautiful, fragrant and colorful. Wild Flowers can be grown in gardens and just about anywhere else. Wildflowers are those that grow spontaneously under respective conducive conditions, even without being deliberately grown.

Perhaps due to their immense appeal for flower lovers, seeds of Wild Flower meadows - a few mixed Wild Flower species - are sold commercially. The term ‹Wild Flower‹ has been made vague by commercial seedsmen who are interested in selling more wild flowers or wild flower seeds more expensively than when labeled with only its name and/or origin. The term implies that the plant probably is neither a hybrid nor a selected cultivar (a cultivated selection of a plant species that is vegetatively propagated) that is in any way different from the way it appears in the wild as a native plant, even if it is growing where it would not naturally.

The sheer range of color, tone and shapes in Wild Flowers is breathtaking. Here we present the description of the most popular Wild Flowers - indeed Wild, Wild Flowers! Tour the brilliant world of Wild Flowers!!!

Flower Name (with Scientific Name)About the FlowerFlower Image
African Daisy ( Dimorphotheca aurantiaca)African Daisy is an annual with 2-4 inches wide daisy-like flowers, a native of South Africa. African Daisy comes in brilliant shades of white, yellow, and orange. Learn more about African DaisyWild Flowers 1
Agave (Agave americana)The agave flower stalk is branched, and bears yellow-green flowers. Learn more about Agave Wild Flowers 2
Alder (Alnus glutinosa)The calla lily flower spathe, is a large, flaring, trumpet-shaped bract, surrounds the spadix which is covered with tiny flowers. Learn more about Alder Wild Flowers 3
Baby Blue Eyes (Callirhoe involucrata)The baby blue eyes are the delicate, sky blue, cup-shaped flowers continue to bloom throughout spring, which are native to california. Learn more about Baby Blue Eyes Wild Flowers 4
Barren Strawberry (Potentilla sterilis) The Barren Strawberry white flowers are like miniature wild roses in form, with five slightly notched petals and a yellow centre. Learn more about Barren Strawberry Wild Flowers 5
Bird cherry (Prunus padus) The individual flower-spikes of Bird cherry are very attractive; and these wild flowers have a strong almondy scent during their prime season. Learn more about Bird cherry Wild Flowers 6
Butterbur (Petasites hybridus) This is the native Petasites, sometimes known as Monk's Rhubarb on account of its enormous leaves, which appear after flowering. Learn more about Butterbur Wild Flowers 7
Celandine (Ranunculus ficaria) The Celandine flowers have eight glossy, butter-yellow petals, arranged in a rosette form and are seen singly on delicate stalks Learn more about Celandine Wild Flowers 8
Clasping cone flower (Dimorphotheca aurantiaca)The Clasping cone flower identifiable black, cone-shaped heads are surrounded by bright yellow, drooping reflexed ray flowers. Learn more about Clasping cone flower Wild Flowers 9
Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara)Coltsfoot flowers are some of the first to bloom in the year,seen on roadside verges. The surprisingly large flowers appear well before the leaves. Learn more about Coltsfoot Wild Flowers 10
Corn Flower/Bachelor's Button (Centaurea cyanus)The Cornflower is an annual, native of Europe. The original flower color is blue, but it is now available in white, pink and red. Learn more about Corn Flower Wild Flowers 11
Dog violet (Viola riviniana) The dog violet flowers are round in shape. Dog violets appear a week later than the wood violets. Learn more about Dog violet Wild Flowers 12
Drummond Phlox (Phlox drummondii) Drummond Phlox flowers are concentrated in clusters on top of sturdy, erect stems. The exquisite deep red flowers bloom continually if watered frequently. Learn more about Drummond Phlox Wild Flowers 13
Elm (Ulmus sp.)Elm produces its flowers early in the season, which are wind-pollinated, and so there are numerous anthers to produce the pollen. The purplish tuft is mainly composed of anthers, and small green stigmas. Learn more about Elm Wild Flowers 14
Common or Field Speedwell (Veronica persica)Speedwell has relatively large flowers, clear blue with the bottom petal often pale or even white, on long thread-like stalks. Learn more about Field Speedwell Field Speedwell
Five Spot (Nemophila maculata)The Fivespot flowers are an attractive white with vivid purple spots at the tip of each petal. A prolific bloomer all spring, with a low spreading habit. Learn more about Five Spot Five Spot Flowers
Foxgloves (Digitalis purpurea)Foxgloves are natives of woodlands, the foxglove thrives in a damp, partially shaded spot. This wild plant flowers during summers. This wild plant is biennial. Learn more about Foxgloves Foxgloves
Gold Yarrow (Achillea filipendulina)The beautiful and fragrant Lotus flower opens in the morning and petals fall in the afternoon. Lotuses are found in white and pink colors in general and they grow in shallow and murky waters. Learn more about Gold Yarrow Gold Yarrow
Gorse (Ulex europaeus)The Gorse flowers have the "butterfly" form common to the Peaflower family. The vicious spines deter animals from browsing the bushes. Learn more about Grose Gorse Flowers
Great Switchwort (Stellaria holostea) The great switchwort white flowers are showy, significantly larger than those of other stitchworts. Great Switchwort flowers are seen on roadsides. Learn more about Great Switchwort Great Switchwort Flowers
Ground Ivy (Glechoma hederacea)Ground Ivy is a very common little wild flower plantgrowing under hedges, also grows along verges and track-sides. It is a member of the labiate or mint family and has small, blue, two-lipped flowers. Learn more about Ground Ivy Ground Ivy
Hazel (Corylus avellana)The Hazel catkins contain the male flowers, and shed copious amounts of yellow pollen, which is wind-borne. The female flowers are tiny, and look like little red brushes Learn more about Hazel Hazel Flowers
Iceland Poppy (Papaver nudicaule) The Iceland Poppy are radiant white, yellow or orange flowers individually isolated on an upright hairy stem, producing dazzling splashes of color when planted in mass. Learn more about Iceland Poppy Iceland Poppy
Blanket Flower (Gaillardia pulchella) Blanket flowers have dense colonies of brilliant red flowers with yellow rims. The flower diameter is slightly smaller than its perennial cousin Gaillardia aristata. Learn more about Indianblanket
Larch (Larix sp.)The beautiful and fragrant Lotus flower opens in the morning and petals fall in the afternoon. Lotuses are found in white and pink colors in general and they grow in shallow and murky waters. Learn more about Larch Wild Larch
Maximilian Sunflower (Helianthus maximiliani)Maximilian Sunflower is a stout, upright perennial native to Texas extending north throughout the central plains states. Numerous bright yellow 3 inch flowers are found on the upper half of unbranched stems. Learn more about Maximilian Sunflower Maximillian Sunflower
Mealy Blue Sage (Salvia farinacea) The Mealy blue sage are densely congested violet-blue flowers concentrated in whorls surrounding a square stem. A hardy, upright to sprawling perennial native to Texas, and easily grown throughout the southern portion of the United States. Learn more about Mealy Blue Sage Mealy Blue Sage
Prim Rose (Primula vulgaris)This Prim rose wild flower is a spring-time favourite. Flowers grow on different plants, with the male or female parts visible respectively (the “other” partner, i.e. stigma or anthers, is hidden deep in the tube of the flower). Learn more about Prim Rose Prim Rose
Pusssy Willow (Salix sp.)The soft catkins of pussy willow appear before the leaves, often as early as mid-February. The “sallows” or bush willows are a difficult group, with several very similar species which also hybridise with each other. Learn more about Pussy Willow Pussy Willow
Red Dead-nettle (Lamium purpureum)Red Dead-nettle is a common weed of hedge-banks and roadsides, like its cousin, the White dead-nettle. This particular wild flower plant was growing at the edge of a field. Learn more about Red Dead Nettle Red Dead Nettle
Rose angel (Viscaria oculata)This Old World variety is regaining popularity for its consistent flowering over the long summer season. Without a doubt, a stunning spring beauty with numerous one inch, bright rose colored flowers. Learn more about Rose angel Rose Angel
Snowdrop (Galanthus spp) A Snowdrop plant looks like three drops of milk hanging from a stem. This accounts for the Latin name Galanthus which means milk-white flowers. Learn more about Snowdrop Snowdrop
Spurge Laurel (Daphne laureola)dA relative of the garden Daphne, this small evergreen shrub has green flowers and black berries. It grows in old woodland on limestone. Learn more about Spurge laurel Spurge Laurel
Sweet Violet (Viola odorata)Sweet violet occur in purple, blue and white forms, all of which bear the characteristic fragrance. They have blunt rather than acutely-pointed sepals Learn more about Sweet violet Sweet Violet
Texas Paintbrush Texas Paintbrush is actually the tiny flower, creamy white to pale yellow, encircled by the red-orange leaf-like bracts. Learn more about Texas Paintbrush Texas Paintbrush
Toad Flax/Spurred Snap Dragon (Linaria maroccana)Toad flax are tiny, delicate flowers with long spurs glisten from short spikes. Flowers come in a multitude of colors ranging from yellow, red and pink to white or purple. Learn more about Toad Flax Toad Flax
Toothwort (Lathraea squamaria)This toothwort is a curious pinkish plant lacks chlorophyll since it does not make its own food, being a parasite on the roots of shrubs, usually hazel, often growing in quite large clumps. Learn more about Toothwort Toothwort
Wall Flower (Cheiranthus allionii)Wall flower is a charming species with an abundance of vivid orange flowers occurring on short, compact plants. Learn more about Wallflower Wall Flower
Wild Cherry (Prunus avium)The wild cherry flowers grow in clusters rather than all along the twigs, cf. Blackthorn and Bullace/wild plum.The trees produce a mass of white flowers, usually in April, before the leaves. Learn more about Wild cherry Wild Cherry
Wild Daffodil (Narcissus pseudonarcissus)The true wild daffodil is smaller and more delicate than its garden cousins, with the outer petals a pale primrose yellow and the trumpet a clear buttercup yellow. Learn more about Wild Daffodil Wild Daffodil
Daisy (Bellis perennis)A Daisy is a collection or composite of numerous individual flowers, each with its own anthers and stigma; those in the centre of the flower-head are known as “disk florets”, and those round the edge bearing the white petals “ray florets&#*148;.Learn more about Daisy Wild Daisy
Wind flower/Wood Anemone (Anemone nemorosa)This wild flower is common in old woodland, the wild anemone often carpets the ground. Some of these wild flowers develop a pink or purple tinge as they age. Learn more about Windflower Windflower
Wine cup(Callirhoe involucrata)Wine cup are the magnificent dark purple-redor flowers numerous found at the end of slender stems. The flowers close each evening and remain permanently shut after pollination. Learn more about Wine cup Wine Cup
Winter Aconite (Eranthis hyemalis)Winter aconites have an underground corm, from which the yellow wild flowers and characteristic “frill” of leaves emerge, sometimes as early as Christmas. Learn more about Winter Aconite Winter Aconite
Winter Heliotrope (Petasites fragrans) This heliotrope is probably a garden escape, and grows along roadsides. It is related to the larger, coarser Butterbur. Learn more about Winter Heliotrope Winter Heliotrope
Yellow Star of Bethlehem (Gagea lutea) Yellow Star Of Bethlehem is a beautiful, delicate wild flower and a spring flower related to lilies. This rare wild flower plant, grows under shadow of trees in damp woodlands or grasslands on limestone. Learn more about Yellow Star of Bethlehem Yellow Star of Bethlehem

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