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Common Flower Names

Here you will find cut flowers and foliages available in Australia, listed alphabetically by common name. Their botanical (Latin or scientific) name is listed alongside, where that is different to the common flower name.

If you are looking for a list of botanical names for Australian flowers and foliages, they are listed here.

Find out more about how and why plants have botanic names

Find out more about how and why plants have botanical names here.

A

acorn banksia

Albany banksia

amaryllis

andromeda

angel wings

apple blossom

areca palm

artichoke

arum lily

Asiatic lily

asparagus fern

asterlutea

Australian cedar

B

baby’s breath

bamboo palm

barker bush

batchelors buttons

batchelors buttons

baubles

Baxter’s banksia

bearded protea

beehive ginger

begonia

bellflower

bells of Ireland

billabong reed

Billy buttons

Billy buttons

bird of paradise

bird of paradise

birdsnest banksia

blackwood

blanket flower

blue boy

blue gum

blushing bride

Boston fern

bottlebrush

brain flower

brodiea

bronze rush

broom

brown boronia

buddleia

Burdett’s banksia

bushmans bootlace

butterfly bush

butterfly palm

butterfly palm

Byfield fern

C

cabbage palm

california fuchsia

calla

calycina

candlestick banksia

candytuft

Canterbury bell

carnation

cast iron plant

cauliflower

chamomile

cherry bush

China grass

Chinese aster

Chinese lantern

Chinese lantern

chocolate ginger

Christmas bells

Christmas bush

Christmas lily

chrysie

coast banksia

coast rosemary

cockscomb

coffeebush

coneflower

coral fern

cordifolium

corn lily

cornflower

corsage orchid

cotton bush

cotton bush

crab claw

crabapple

curly sedge

cycad palm

D

daffodil

daisy

Dallachy’s banksia

devil’s rice

didgery sticks

dingo fern

disbud

drumsticks

drumsticks

drumsticks

dusty miller

E

Easter daisy

emile

emu bush

emu grass

Erlicheer

eugionedes

everlasting daisy

F

fan fern

fan palm

featherflower

festival bush

firewheel

firewheel banksia

firewood banksia

fishtail palm

flame banksia

flame lily

flameflower

flannel flower

flat pine

flax

flexigrass

floss flower

forest lace

forget-me-not

foxtail

foxtail fern

fuchsia gum

fuchsia heath

G

Garden Route conebush

Geraldton wax

germini

giant protea

ginger

globe amaranth

globe lily

globe thistle

gloxinia

goanna claw

godetia

gogo

golden acorn banksia

golden banksia

golden cane

golden conebush

golden emperor

golden pine

grass tree spears

green banksia

Green Goddess

ground fern

gum

gymea lily

gyp

gypsy

H

hanging heliconia

heath

heather

High Gold

Hinchinbrook banksia

holly oak

honey myrtle

honey reed

Hooker’s banksia

IJ

Iceland poppy

Inca Gold

Irish bells

jasmine

Jerusalem sage

jonquil

Jubilee Crown

juniper myrtle

K

kalgan

kangaroo  grass

kangaroo paw

kangaroo paw black

kangaroo paw red/green

kangaroo tails

Katie’s Blush

kentia palm

King protea

koala fern

kolkol

L

laceflower

lambstail

lambswool

larkspur

laurel

lavender

leather fern

lemonwood

leucadendron

liatris

lilac

lion’s tail

lisianthus

lobster claw

long leaf geebung

longi

lotus

love in a mist

love lies bleeding

lucky plant

M

maidenhair fern

manyheaded dryandra

marigold

mealy gum

mimosa

ming aralia

ming fern

Mint Julep banksia

mintbush

misty

misty

molucca balm

monkshood

montbretia

morrison

moth orchid

mother in law’s tongue

mulla-mulla

mullein

N

narrow petalled featherflower

narrowleaf crowea

native fuchsia

native laurel

New Zealand flax

Nile lily

November lily

O

oakleaf dryandra

onion flower

Orange Frost banksia

Oriental lily

P

pansy

paper daisy

paperwhite

peace lily

peony

peony rose

Peru lily

piccolo

Piketburg conebush

pincushion

pine

pineapple bush

pink boronia

pink ginger

Pink Ice

pink waxflower

pinwheel

pith saw sedge

pitto

pixie

plumed featherflower

poinsettia

pokers

poppy

portwine banksia

pussy willow

pussyfoot

pussytail

puzzle sticks

Q

qualup bells

Queen Anne’s lace

Queen Anne’s lace

Queen Fabiola lily

Queen palm

queen protea

R

rainbow fern

Raspberry Frost banksia

red boronia

red hot pokers

reed grass

reflexum

repens

rice flower

rice flower

rickrack banksia

rocket pincushion

rose cocade

rose coneflower

S

SA daisy

Safari Sunset

sage

sago flower

salal

santini

sapphire bush

scabious

scarlet banksia

sceptre banksia

seastar fern

selloum

shampoo ginger

shasta daisy

shell ginger

showy banksia

showy dryandra

silky oak

Silvan

sim

Singapore Orchid

skyrocket

slender banksia

small crowea

small leaf geebung

smokebush

smokebush

smokebush

snapdragon

snottygobble

soft bracken

South Australian daisy

spear grass

spear grass

spider flower

spider flower

spiked scholtzia

spinning gum

spray of gold

St Johns wort

statice

steel grass

stock

stompies

strawberry banksia

sugarbush

summer hyacinth

sunflower

swamp bottlebrush

swamp wattle

sweet pea

sweet William

Swiss cheese

T

T grass

tallerack

tangle fern

Tasmanian waratah

tassel flower

tea tree

tea tree

ti tree

tiger flower

tiger lily

tiki fern

tuberose

twisted wattle

typha

UV

Ulster Mary

uluhe

umbrella fern

umbrella fern

violet

W

wallflower

waratah

waratah banksia

water lily

wattle

waxflower

white marlock

wild dagga

willow

wombat grass

woody pear

woolly orange banksia

woolly protea

woollybush

XYZ

xanadu

yarrow

yellow bells

yellow bells

yellow rice flower

yellow tulip

zebra plant

zigzag wattle

Banksia prionotes

Banksia coccinea

Hippeastrum

Pieris

Caladium

Malus

Dypsis lutescens

Cynara

Zantedeschia

Lilium

Asparagus setaceus

Solidago

Taxandria juniperina

B

Gypsophila

Chamaedorea

Persoonia longifolia

Craspedia

Pycnosorus

Berzelia lanuginosa

Banksia baxteri

Protea magnifica

Zingiber spectabile

Begonia

Campanula

Moluccella

Lepidosperma

Craspedia

Pycnosorus

Strelitzia

Strelizia

Banksia baxteri

Acacia melanoxylon

Galliardia

Stirlingia

Eucalyptus

Serruria

Nephrolepis

Callistemon

Celosia cristata

Triteleia

Baloskion

Chordospartium

Boronia megastigma

Buddleja

Banksia burdettii

Pimelea nivea

Buddleja

Caryota

Dypsis lutescens

Bowenia

C

Livistona

Zauschneria

Zantedeschia

Thryptomene

Banksia attenuata

Iberis

Campanula

Dianthus

Aspidistra

Verticordia eriocephala

Matricaria

Persoonia

Miscanthus sinensis

Callistephus

Physalis

Sandersonia

Zingiber macradenia

Blandfordia

Ceratopetalum

Lilium longiflorum

Chrysanthemum

Banksia attenuata

Westringia

Celosia cristata

Brunia

Echinacea

Gleichenia

Leucospermum

Ixia

Centaurea

Cattleya

Pimelea nivea

Ptilotus obovatus

Heliconia

Malus

Caustis recurvata

Cycas

D

Narcissus

Chrysanthemum

Banksia plagiocarpa

Ozothamnus

Lepirona

Baloskion

Chrysanthemum

Craspedia

Dasypogon

Pycnosorus

Senecio

E

Aster

Limonium

Eremophila

Podocarpus

Narcissus

Pittosporum eugeniodes

Bracteantha

F

Sticherus

Licuala

Verticordia grandis

Ceratopetalum

Stenocarpus

Banksia menziesii

Banksia menziesii

Caryota

Banksia menziesii

Gloriosa

Beaufortia

Actinotus

Pinus

Linum

Schoenus

Ageratum

Stenocarpus

Myosotis

Ptilotus exaltatus

Asparagus densiflorus

Eucalyptus forrestiana

Epacris longiflora

G

Leucadendron conicum

Chamelaucium

Gerbera

Protea cynaroides

Zingiber

Gomphrena

Doryanthes

Echinops

Sinningia

Caustis recurvata

Clarkia

Gaultheria

Banksia burdettii

Banksia prionotes

Dypsis lutescens

Leucadendron laureolum

Dryandra formosa

Pinus

Xanthorrhoea

Banksia speciosa

Zantedeschia

Calochlaena

Eucalyptus

Doryanthes excelsa

Gypsophila

Dianthus barbatus

H

Helicona rostrata

Erica

Erica

Leucospermum

Banksia plagiocarpa

Xylomelum occidentale

Melaleuca

Lomandra

Banksia hookeriana

IJ

Papaver nudicaule

Leucadendron

Moluccella

Jasminum

Phlomis

Narcissus

Leucadendron

Taxandria juniperina

K

Boronia heterophylla

Xanthorrhoea

Anigozanthos

Macropidia fuliginosa

Anigozanthos flavidus

Xanthorrhoea

Leucadendron

Howea

Protea cynaroides

Caustis blakei

Berzelia 

L

Thryptomene

Ptilotus exaltatus

Verticordia eriocephala

Consolida

Laurus nobilis

Lavandula

Polypodium

Pittosporum eugeniodes

Leucadendron

Liatris

Syringa

Leonotis leonurus

Eustoma

Heliconia

Persoonia longifolia

Lilium longiflorum

Nelumbo

Nigella

Amaranthus

Sansevieria

M

Asplenium

Dryandra polycephala

Calendula

Eucalyptus tetragona

Acacia

Polyscias

Asparagus retrofractus

Banksia speciosa

Prostanthera

Eupatorium

Limonium

Moluccella

Aconitum

Crocosmia

Verticordia nitens

Phalaenopsis

Sansevieria

Ptilotus exaltatus

Verbascum

N

Verticordia plumosa

Crowea angustifolia

Correa

Anopterus

Phormium

Agapanthus

Lilium longiflorum

O

Dryandra quercifolia

Allium

Banksia prionotes

Lilium

P

Viola x wittrockiana

Acroclinium

Narcissus

Spathiphyllum

Paeonia

Paeonia

Alstroemeria

Dianthus

Leucadendron discolor

Leucospermum

Pinus

Dasypogon

Boronia pinnata

Alpinia

Protea

Eriostemon

Aeonium

Lepidosperma

Pittosporum

Dianthus

Verticordia plumosa

Euphorbia pulcherrima

Kniphofia

Papaver

Banksia menziesii

Salix caprea

Ageratum

Ptilotus exaltatus

Lepirona

Q

Pimelea physodes

Ammi majus

Gilia capitata

Triteleia

Livistona

Protea magnifica

R

Calochlaena

Banksia menziesii

Boronia heterophylla

Kniphofia

Calamagrostis

Leucospermum reflexum

Protea repens

Ozothamnus

Pimelea

Banksia speciosa

Leucospermum reflexum

Leucadendron tinctum

Isopogon

S

Ixodia

Leucadendron

Salvia

Ozothamnus

Gaultheria

Chrysanthemum

Persoonia virgata

Scabiosa

Banksia coccinea

Banksia sceptrum

Gleichenia

Philodendron bipinnatifidum

Zingiber zerumbet

Leucanthemum

Alpinia

Banksia speciosa

Dryandra formosa

Stenocarpus

Leucadendron

Dianthus

Oncidium

Leucospermum reflexum

Banksia attenuata

Crowea exalata

Persoonia virgata

Conospermum

Cotinus

Ptilotus obovatus

Antirrhinum

Persoonia virgata

Calochlaena

Ixodia

Stipa

Xanthorrhoea

Cleome

Grevillea

Scholtzia involucrata

Eucalyptus perriniana

Tristellateia

Hypericum

Limonium

Xanthorrhoea

Matthiola

Brunia

Banksia menziesii

Protea

Galtonia

Helianthus

Beaufortia

Taxandria juniperina

Lathyrus

Dianthus barbatus

Monstera

T

Miscanthus sinensis

Eucalyptus tetragona

Dicranopteris

Telopea truncata

Emilia

Leptospermum

Taxandria parviceps

Melaleuca

Tigridia

Lilium

Asparagus virgatus

Polianthes

Acacia merinthophora

Lomandra

UV

Alstroemeria

Dicranopteris

Dicranopteris

Sticherus

Viola

W

Cheiranthus

Telopea

Banksia coccinea

Nymphaea

Acacia

Chamaelaucium

Eucalyptus tetragona

Leonotis leonurus

Salix

Ptilothrix

Xylomelum angustifolium

Banksia victoriae

Protea magnifica

Adenanthos

XYZ

Philodendron

Achillea

Geleznowia

Tecoma

Pimelea

Leucadendron laureolum

Aphelandra

Acacia merinthophora

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