Amaryllis belladonna's showy blooms rise above the ground on a bare and upright stem.
Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus has edible buds and tubers and a sweet citrus fragrance.
With vibrant yellow flowers, plants of the genus Helianthus have a world record and a famous painting dedicated to them.
Begonia cucullata's red flowers and waxy green leaves flourish in warm climates.
Crocosmia's flowers bloom in fiery red. Their stems arch, and their sword-like leaves stand upright.
With a sweet fragrance, Lavandula can even be used to flavor ice cream!
With a special way of spreading its seeds, Dicentra formosa can be seen throughout the North American west coast.
This strong tasting herb, Foeniculum vulgare, is easy to recognize and can even grow taller than a person.
Imperial palaces, Memorial Day, courage and honor -- these are just a few things Paeonia's gorgeous flowers bring to mind.
Known for its fishy taste, Houttuynia cordata has distinct heart-shaped leaves.
A sky blue flower, Myosotis is also a symbol of "eternal remembrance."
With purple pollen, Agapanthus praecox resembles a giant dandelion seed head.
The Golden State's state flower, Eschscholzia californica, blooms in gold.
The gorgeous freckled blooms of the genus Alstroemeria are unfortunately poisonous to cats.
Named after the Father of Texas Botany, Oenothera lindheimeri look like butterflies about to take flight.
Use Erigeron karvinskianus to create a daisy wall or to carpet your stone steps!
Oenothera speciosa spreads like fire, adding splashes of pink to the North American grasslands.
Sacred in many cultures, flowers of the genus Nelumbo have water-repellant leaves and edible seeds.
One of the first flowers to bloom in the spring, Primula vulgaris can add flavor to your salad!
Dietes bicolor, a member of the iris family, can apparently glow in the dark.
Find the fire-resistant flower, Erigeron glaucus, by the ocean, nodding in the breeze.
Different species of Aquilegia often cross-pollinate when planted near each other.
Shaped like a dragon's snout, Antirrhinum majus's flowers can open their jaws like snapping turtles!
This vivid, pink flower, Oxalis articulata, hides an edible surprise -- a burst of sour oxalic acid.
Lobularia maritima can be found hanging off the cliffs overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.
Resembling flaming spearheads, these striking flowers -- Kniphofia uvaria -- are unfortunately becoming an invasive species.
Zantedeschia aethiopica, known commonly as calla lily or arum lily, introduced us to the world of flowers around us.