35 Flowers That Start With D (List) – Plant Info & Pictures

35 Flowers That Start With D (List) – Plant Info & Pictures

 

Have you recently developed a fondness for a flower beginning with the letter D? Or perhaps you want to give Daisy, Daphne, or Dianella in your life the flower that bears their name?

Get ready to be fascinated by these unusual, ethereal flowers beginning with (yeah, you guessed it) the letter D, however you found this list.

1. Daffodil 

Daffodil 

Bright yellow-white trumpet-shaped blooms on tall, dark-green stems that from 6 to 30 inches tall characterize these joyful springtime icons.

Daffodils come in peach, orange, and red variants and bloom in the spring and late winter. Give them soil that is slightly acidic and in full sun.

2. Dahlberg Daisy

Dahlberg Daisy

These little golden-yellow daisies with feathery green foliage, which range in size from 6 to 12 inches, provide a lovely and fragrant groundcover.

They have deep orange tones and bloom in the late summer to early October. They can be started inside to blossom earlier.

3. Dahlia

Dahlia

These colorful flowers are 6 inches to 5 feet tall and have starbursts in every color of the rainbow, ranging in size from small heads the size of pompoms to big dinner plates!

Because there are so many types, make sure you pick the proper one for your growing zone. Dahlias bloom throughout the summer and require deep watering.

4. Daisy 

Daisy 

Traditional daisies have single or double white petals with a bright yellow center that bloom in the summer and are supported by dark green stalks that are 10 inches to 2 feet tall.

They don’t like wet soil and also appear in pink and red variations.

5. Dalmatian Bellflower

Dalmatian Bellflower

With their violet/blue bell-shaped heads amidst medium-green leaves, these 3 to 6 inch-high flowers make lovely border flowers.

Dalmatian bellflowers bloom from late spring to late fall, and they thrive in regions where the minimum nighttime temperature is 70°F.

6. Dalmatian Iris

Dalmatian Iris

Dalmatian irises are a tall, ostentatious flower that grow 24-36 inches tall and have pale-blue blossoms amidst gray-green leaves.

These also occur in lavender and deep purple hues, and they bloom from late spring to early summer. To ensure their success, provide them a location with full sun and soil that drains properly.

7. Dandelion

Dandelion

The most attractive weed, dandelions have a rosette of golden-yellow flowers on 2- to 6-inch dark-green stalks and bloom in the spring and fall.

They also come in uncommon white, peach, and purple variants, and they thrive in gardens with constant temperatures of 70°F and above.

8. Daphne

Daphne flower

Early in the summer, this attractive shrub plant blooms with clusters of small pink, purple, or cream flowers on evergreen leaves.

In zones 5-9, daphne blooms can reach a height of 1.5 meters and thrive when planted in damp soil.

9. Datura

Datura flower

Datura is a bushy, dark-green plant with beautiful white trumpet-shaped blossoms that can reach heights of 3 to 4 feet.

Additionally, flowers might be purple, crimson, or yellow and bloom from summer until the first frost. For the greatest results, plant in rich, loamy soil.

10. Daylily

Although solitary blossoms only survive one day, hence the name, these delicate orange lilies-shaped flowers bloom from spring through fall on 24 to 30-inch medium green stalks.

Daylilies can also be found in pink, purple, or red forms, and they require full sunlight and nutrient-rich soil.

11. Delosperma

Delosperma Firespinner

The bright daisy-like blossoms on this 3-inch-tall succulent have petals that pop with pink, white, orange, or purple and have yellow or pink centers.

Delospermas, often known as “ice plants,” prefer sandy, well-draining soil and bloom from spring through fall.

12. Delphinium

Delphinium

However, there are also red/yellow/purple types of delphinium flowers that grow in towering spikes of violet-blue and white star-shaped blooms throughout the summer.

These grow to a height of 3 to 5 feet and thrive in zones 3 to 7.

13. Desert Candle

Desert Candle

Two to ten-foot tall bottlebrush-shaped spikes known as desert candles are covered in thousands of tiny yellow, white, copper, or orange blooms.

These are ideal for Grow Zone 8 and bloom from late spring to early summer. They also need succulent soil.

14. Desert Marigold

Desert Marigold

These little but lovely mound-forming flowers have vivid golden daisy-like heads that reach heights of 12 to 18 inches.

Springtime sees the blooming of desert marigolds, which have either bronze or light-yellow centers. These favor sandy, arid soils.

15. Desert Rose

Desert Rose

The exotic desert rose is 3 to 9 feet tall, has trumpet-shaped white and hot-pink flowers, and emerald-green leaves.

These prefer temperatures between 70 and 100 degrees Fahrenheit and bloom from early spring through summertime. They can also be found in colours of red, purple, and white.

16. Deutzia

Deutzia

The branches of these lovely shrub plants’ tiny white star-shaped flowers bloom in mid- to late-spring.

Deutzia can reach heights of 4 to 6 feet and comes in variants with red and pink undertones. Maintain them in a portion of the shade at or above 40 °F.

17. Devil-in-a-Bush

Devil-in-a-Bush

Early summer is when this strange plant blooms, producing blue spikey, star-shaped blooms atop medium-green foliage that resembles threads.

It also appears in pink, white, and pale-purple variations and has a height range of 8 to 20 inches. Plant in full sunlight and organically rich soil.

18. Dew Flower

Dew Flower

These bright orange-red flowers have white centers and bloom from spring to summer. They can reach a height of 2 feet and are surrounded by succulent, thick leaves.

Dew flowers come in both red and yellow variants, and they thrive in soil that has been supplemented with perlite or horticultural grit.

19. Dianella

Dianella is a grass-like plant that bears delicate, star-shaped flowers that are bluish-purple and white, with golden anthers and glossy purple berries.

These perform best in Zones 7–11, blooming from spring to summer and growing to over 3 feet tall.

20. Dianthus

Dianthus

Dianthus flowers have fringed petals and white star-shaped blossoms with faint pink flecks. These are 3 feet tall, bloom from spring to fall, and have deep pink, purple, and red hues.

These prefer soil that is both fully sunny and slightly alkaline.

21. Diascia

Diascia

These lovely orange blossoms are 6 to 12 inches tall, with one petal that is taller than the others, and are encircled by oval, dark-green leaves.

Diascia has red and purple varieties and blooms from June to late October. Acidic soil is optimal for growing it.

22. Dicentra

Dicentra

These lovely pink, white, red, and purple heart-shaped blossoms hang collectively from thin stalks.

Dicentra grows to a height of 3 feet, flowers from mid-spring to early summer, and prefers moist soil that is rich in compost and leaf mold.

23. Dietes

Dietes

Dietes, sometimes known as “African Irish,” has spiky, dark-green leaves and stunning white blossoms with purple- or yellow-centered centers.

This can reach a height of 4 feet and blooms from spring to summer. It’s best to put this flower in a bog because it likes damp soil.

24. Digitalis

Digitalis

On 2- to 5-foot-tall stalks, digitalis, sometimes known as “foxgloves,” has attractive clusters of purple bell-shaped blooms.

These bloom in the late spring to early summer and appear in different shades of yellow, white, pink, and red. To support taller types, use support stakes.

25. Dipladenia

Around midsummer, these white trumpet-shaped flowers with radiant yellow centers also blossom in pink and scarlet hues.

Once temperatures fall below 45°F, Dipladenia, which grows to a height of 1 to 2 feet, should be transferred to a sunny indoor space.

26. Dittany

Dittany

Bright pinkish-purple blossoms with dark-purple veining are produced by brisk dittany flowers. These are 2 to 3 feet tall and bloom in the middle of the summer.

It grows best in sandy, well-draining soil and comes in white, lilac, and red variations.

27. Dracula Flower

Dracula Flower

This remarkable flower has dark-purple foliage and burgundy fan-shaped flowers with a ruffled, velvety texture.

This can reach a height of 16 inches and blooms in the middle to late summer. Keep Dracula in a spot with direct sunlight and moist soil.

28. Dragon Flower

Dragon Flower

The eye-catching, lily-like blossom can reach heights of 4 to 6 feet and features a long, black spike ringed by a deep-purple bract.

Dragon flower bracts are purple and maroon, and they bloom from late spring to early summer. In full light in Zones 7–10, they thrive.

29. Drumstick Flower

This peculiar plant, also known by its botanical name Craspedia globosa, bears spherical heads covered in clusters of yellow flowers.

These are 3 feet tall, bloom in the summer, and work best in full or some shade.

30. Dryas

Dryas Flower

This attractive creeping species produces huge, cup-shaped, creamy white blooms with golden centers in the early or middle summer and only reaches a height of 4 inches.

Dryas blooms, which favor stony, sandy soils, can also be yellow.

31. Dyer’s Chamomile

Dyer’s Chamomile

This bushy plant grows 2 to 3 feet tall and produces golden-yellow cone-shaped flowers in the late summer.

The optimum conditions for growing Dyer’s chamomile in full sun and slightly alkaline soil are lemon-yellow and cream variants.

32. Dutch Iris

Cornflower-blue upper petals and sunny-yellow bottom petals are carried on stems that are 1.5 to 2 feet tall in this eye-catching iris species.

The spring-blooming Dutch iris also has purple, white, and yellow hues. Plant in organically rich sandy soil.

33. Dutchman’s Pipe Cactus

Dutchman’s Pipe Cactus Flower

This gorgeous succulent, sometimes known as a “orchid cactus,” is 8 to 10 feet tall and produces a tiered rosette of broad and slender white petals.

This only blooms on one night in the spring and thrives in Zones 10b–12a’s moderate shade.

34. Dutchman’s Breeches

Dutchman’s Breeches flower

This peculiar wildflower has white flowers that resemble pantaloons turned up and grows 6 to 12 inches tall.

Some of these types have a pinkish-purple tint and bloom in the late spring. For success, grow Dutchman’s Breeches on humus soil in dappled shade.

35. Dwarf Crested Iris

Dwarf Crested Iris Flower

Growing 6 to 9 inches tall, this attractive mat-forming plant has brilliant green foliage and pale violet flowers with white and yellow accents.

They peak in light shade and bloom in the middle of spring in blue and purple tones.

Conclusion 

The flowers mentioned above provide something for everyone, whether you choose traditional or unconventional statement flowers, tall or groundcover plants.

FAQ

What is the Chinese flower called?

On July 21, 1964, The Executive Yuan of the Republic of China formally named the Plum blossom as the country’s national flower.

What is a flower that starts with D?

Daffodil (Narcissus). Dahlia (Aster Family).

What flower is lucky in Chinese?

The Peony is regarded as the national flower of China and represents wealth and success.

What is a plant that starts with D?

Plants with the letter “D” a list of perennials, such as Dasylirion wheeleri and Dianthus, that begin with the letter “D.” These are without a doubt the most exquisite perennial plants available!

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