Common Flower Names Beginning With S.
This plant is also called the scarlet sage or tropical sage. It’s a perennial plant that grows at high altitudes in Brazil. In the wild, it grows up to 4 feet tall.
Sand Dollar Cactus
This type of cactus also goes by the names sea urchin cactus, star cactus, and star peyote. The flowers of this cactus are yellow with red bases and the outer parts are very woolly.
Phlox bifida, the cleft phlox or sand phlox grows a low, dense mat of blue/purple flowers. The notched flower petals gave rise to the common cleft phlox. The most beautiful of all the S name flowers.
Scarlet Hedgehog Cactus
Not sure which species of hedgehog inspired the name for the Scarlet Hedgehog Cactus, but it produces pink and yellow flowers.
The Virginia strawberry, wild strawberry, or common strawberry is one of two species of wild strawberry that were hybridized to create the modern domesticated garden strawberry.
Other common names are common soapwort, bouncing-bet, crow soap, wild sweet William, and soapweed.
The scabiosa flowers are also known as pincushion flowers. Scabiosa flowers are rich in nectar and attract insects including butterflies and moths.
Sometimes called the fairy fan-flower or common fan-flower.
Despite the name, scented geraniums are actually members of the Pelargonium genus. And, though they are perennials, they are treated as annuals in most of the western world.
Scilla grows in woodlands, subalpine meadows, and seashores. They are bulb-forming perennials. There are roughly 90 species of scilla plants most of which grow in Europe and Africa.
Other names are the blue eryngo or flat sea holly. These are annual and perennial herbs with hairless and usually spiny leaves.
The British threepence coin issued between 1937 and 1952 had a design of thrift on the reverse. This plant bears bright pink flowers. Other common names include known as thrift, sea thrift or sea pink.
Shasta daisies are characterized by a distinct odor that some find unpleasant.
Shooting Star Flower
This plant bears white flowers that sometimes appear to be shooting upwards.
Silene is also known as catchflies due to their distinct shaped flowers. There are many different species and the flowers are of varying colors.
The showy milkweed is a milky-sapped perennial plant. The flowers grow in loose clusters at the top of the stems and are rose-purple, changing to yellow as the plant ages.
Shrub roses are easy growing members of the rose family. They are easier to maintain when compared to the classic rose.
The silky wormwood is best grown in poor to moderately fertile, dry, well-drained soils in full sun. In the summer it produces tiny yellow flowers that appear to be nodding.
This plant also goes by the names European smoketree, Eurasian smoketree, smoke tree, smoke bush, Venetian sumach, or dyer’s sumach.
This herbaceous flowering plant is a member of the carnation family. Snow-in-Summer is usually grown as ground cover. It thrives in full sun.
This plant blooms fragile, nodding white flowers early to mid-spring atop radiant dense, green foliage.
The plant is said to possess scars on the rhizome that resemble the ancient Hebrew seal of King Solomon.
It is also called the pink sorrel, pink wood sorrel or windowbox wood sorrel.
Syringa is a genus of 12 currently recognized species of flowering woody plants in the olive family. The flowers are fragrant and grow on small trees. They are popular garden plants.