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Iris unguicularis
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Algerian Iris - Iris unguicularis

Algerian Iris - Iris unguicularis Synonyms: Iris stylosa Other names: Winter-flowering Iris Family: Iridaceae Iris unguicularis (also commonly known as the Algerian iris) is a rhizomatous flowering plant in the genus Iris, native to Greece, Turkey, Western …
Lunaria annua
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Annual Honesty - Lunaria annua

Annual Honesty - Lunaria annua Family: Brassicaceae - crucifers Lunaria annua, called honesty or annual honesty in English, is a species of flowering plant native to the Balkans and south west Asia, and naturalized throughout the temperate world. It is …
Bloodflower - flowers and leaves
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Bloodflower - Asclepias curassavica

Bloodflower - Asclepias curassavica Other names: Bastard Ipecacuana, Bloodflower Milkweed, Cotton Bush, False Ipecac, Madagascar Cotton Bush, Milkweed, Milky Cotton Bush, Red Cotton, Red Head, Red Head Cotton Bush, Red-headed Cottonbush, Scarlet Milkweed, …
Calico flower - seed pods
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Calico flower - Aristolochia littoralis

Calico flower - Aristolochia littoralis Family: Aristolochiaceae Aristolochia littoralis (calico flower, elegant Dutchman s pipe) is a species of evergreen deciduous vine belonging to the Aristolochiaceae family. Aristolochia littoralis is a climbing …
Agave americana
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Centuryplant - Agave americana

Centuryplant - Agave americana Other names: American Aloe, American Century Plant, Century Plant Synonyms: Agave altissima, Agave americana f. picta, Agave americana f. virginica, Agave americana var. marginata, Agave americana var. mediopicta, Agave …
Cornus mas
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Cornelian-cherry - Cornus mas

Cornelian-cherry - Cornus mas Other names: Cornelian Cherry Family: Cornaceae Cornus mas (Cornelian cherry, European cornel or Cornelian cherry dogwood) is a species of flowering plant in the dogwood family Cornaceae, native to southern Europe (from France …
Lonicera periclymenum
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European Honeysuckle - Lonicera periclymenum

European Honeysuckle - Lonicera periclymenum Family: Caprifoliaceae Lonicera periclymenum, common names honeysuckle, common honeysuckle, European honeysuckle or woodbine, is a species of flowering plant in the family Caprifoliaceae native to much of Europe. …
Greensword - leaves
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Greensword - Argyroxiphium grayanum

Greensword - Argyroxiphium grayanum Synonyms: Wilkesia grayana Other names: Hana Forest Silversword Family: Asteraceae Argyroxiphium grayanum, commonly known as the greensword, is a species of flowering plant in the sunflower family, Asteraceae, and a …
Hens Eyes
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Hens Eyes - Ardisia crenata

Hens Eyes - Ardisia crenata Synonyms: Ardisia bicolor, Ardisia crenata var. bicolor, Ardisia crispa var. taquetii, Ardisia konishii, Ardisia kusukusensis, Ardisia labordei, Ardisia lentiginosa, Ardisia linangensis, Ardisia miaoliensis, Bladhia crenata, …
Sorbus commixta
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Japanese rowan - Sorbus commixta

Japanese rowan - Sorbus commixta Sorbus commixta, the Japanese rowan (七竈 nanakamado?, ナナカマド), is a species of flowering plant in the family Rosaceae, native to Japan, Sakhalin (in the Russian Far East), and the Korean island of Ulleungdo. …
Helleborus orientalis
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Lenten-rose - Helleborus orientalis

Lenten-rose - Helleborus orientalis Family: Ranunculaceae Helleborus orientalis, known as the lenten rose, is a perennial flowering plant in the buttercup family, Ranunculaceae, native to Greece and Turkey. It was described by Jean-Baptiste Lamarck in …
Mexican poppy - leaves
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Mexican poppy - Argemone mexicana

Mexican poppy - Argemone mexicana Synonyms: Argemone leiocarpa, Other names: Mexican Prickly Poppy, Mexican Prickly-poppy, Mexican Pricklypoppy Family: Papaveraceae Argemone mexicana (Mexican poppy, Mexican prickly poppy, flowering thistle, cardo or cardosanto) …
Daphne mezereum
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Mezereon - Daphne mezereum

Mezereon - Daphne mezereum Family: Thymelaeaceae Other names: February Daphne, Paradise Plant, Spurge Olive Daphne mezereum, commonly known as February daphne, mezereon, mezereum, spurge laurel or spurge olive, is a species of Daphne in the flowering …
Hibiscus syriacus
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Rose of Sharon - Hibiscus syriacus

Hibiscus syriacus is a species of flowering plant in the family Malvaceae, native to much of Asia (though not, as Linnaeus thought, Syria, in spite of the name he gave it). Common names include rose of Sharon (especially in North America), Syrian ketmia …
Medinilla speciosa
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Showy Asian Grapes - Medinilla speciosa

Showy Asian Grapes - Medinilla speciosa Medinilla speciosa, common name Showy Asian Grapes, is a perennial epiphytic plant in the genus Medinilla, belomging to the Melastomataceae family. Medinilla speciosa reaches on average a height of 45–60 centimetres …
Paphiopedilum
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Venus slipper - Paphiopedilum

Venus slipper - Paphiopedilum Synonyms: incl. Cordula, Menephora Other names: Slippers, Slipper Family: Orchidaceae - orchids Paphiopedilum, often called the Venus slipper, is a genus of the Lady slipper orchid subfamily Cypripedioideae of the flowering …
Parthenocissus quinquefolia
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Virginia creeper - Parthenocissus quinquefolia

Virginia creeper - Parthenocissus quinquefolia Parthenocissus quinquefolia, known as Virginia creeper, Victoria creeper, five-leaved ivy, or five-finger, is a species of flowering plant in the grape family, Vitaceae. It is native to eastern and central …
Cornus alba
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White Dogwood - Cornus alba

White Dogwood - Cornus alba Synonyms: Swida alba, Thelycrania alba, Cornus tatarica, Cornus purpurea Other names: [sbTatarian Dogwood Family: Cornaceae Cornus alba (red-barked, white or Siberian dogwood) is a species of flowering plant in the family Cornaceae, …