25 Flowers That Start With A

Here are the different kinds of flowers with name and picture for you to observe. This is a list of flower names that begin with the letter A. Emphasis is placed on common and easy to grow types.

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Common Flower Names Beginning With A.

Aconitum

Aconitum is commonly known as Wolf’s bane. However, this flower has several other names. These include aconite, monkshood, wolfsbane, leopard’s bane, mousebane, women’s bane, devil’s helmet, queen of poisons, and blue rocket.

Aconitum. Also known as aconite, monkshood, wolfsbane, leopard's bane, mousebane, women's bane, devil's helmet, queen of poisons, and blue rocket.
Aconitum. Wolfsbane.

African Daisy

African Daisy -
Gazania
African Daisy –
Gazania

Agapanthus

Other flower names include the Star of Bethlehem and Lily of the Nile.

Star of Bethlehem or Lily of the Nile (Agapanthus)
Star of Bethlehem or Lily of the Nile (Agapanthus)

Ageratum Houstonianum

These types of flowers also go by the names flossflower, bluemink, blueweed, pussy foot or Mexican paintbrush.

Ageratum houstonianum, flossflower, bluemink, blueweed, pussy foot or Mexican paintbrush.
Ageratum houstonianum, floss flower.

Alchemilla

These types of flowers are also commonly known as lady’s mantles.

Lady's mantles, alchemilla flower.
Lady’s mantles, alchemilla flower.

Allium Roseum

Allium roseum, commonly called rosy garlic, is an edible, Old World species of wild garlic.

Allium Roseum, rosy garlic.
Allium Roseum

Alstroemeria

These kinds of flowers are also referred to as Peruvian lily or lily of the Incas.

Alstroemeria, Peruvian lily or lily of the Incas
Alstroemeria

Alyssum

Also known as the Sweet Alyssum.

Alyssum. (Sweet Alyssum)
Alyssum. (Sweet Alyssum)

Amaranthus

More commonly known as the Prince’s Feather.

Prince's Feather, Amaranthus flower.
Prince’s Feather, Amaranthus flower.

Amaryllis

These types of garden of flowers look similar to lilies and this particular type of flower is smaller than other varieties of amaryllis and has petals that are red and white.

Amaryllis
Amaryllis

Anemone

Anemone is also called the ‘windflower’.

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Anemone. (Windflower).
Anemone. (Windflower).

Angelonia

They are also known as Summer Snapdragon.

Angelonia
Angelonia

Anthurium

Many species of Anthurium can be grown as houseplants, or outdoors in mild climates in shady spots. These types of flowers are also called Laceleaf.

Anthurium
Anthurium

Antirrhinum Majus

Also known as the flamingo flower. But, in some regions, it goes by the name Snapdragon or dragon flowers.

Antirrhinum majus. (Snapdragon Flower).
Antirrhinum majus. (Snapdragon Flower).

Aquilegia

These flower species are also known as Columbine or Granny’s Bonnet. Many columbines have gray-blue or blue-green foliage.

Columbine or Granny's Bonnet.

Asclepias Syriaca

These species of flowers are also commonly referred to as the common milkweed, butterfly flower, silkweed, silky swallow-wort, and Virginia silkweed.

Common milkweed, butterfly flower, silkweed, silky swallow-wort, and Virginia silkweed
Common milkweed.

Aster

Aster flowers are as food plants for many caterpillars. Moreso from the Lepidoptera species than any other.

Aster flower
Aster

Astilbe

Some of these flower’s subspecies go by the common names false goat’s beard and false spirea.

Astilbe
Astilbe

Astrantia

Also known as Masterworts.

Astrantia_(Masterwort_Plant)
Astrantia (Masterwort Plant)

Aubreita Deltoidea

Common names include lilacbush, purple rock cress, and rainbow rock cress. 

Aubreita deltoidea. (Also known as Aubretia). Violet, pink and white flowers.
Aubreita Deltoidea