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Old 8th Dec 2011, 15:09   #1 (permalink)
 
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Smile Flower Alphabet

The idea is to start with a flower whose name begins with "A" and work through to "Z" then go back and start again with different flowers. Photos optional but nice.
A - Aster:


As suggested, an up to date list of plants already used. I'll update it from time to time.

A
Aster
Acacia
Acacia Baileyana
Achimenes
Agapanthus
Allamanda
Alstromeria
Amaryllis
Ammi majus
Anemone
Anemone nemrosa
Angelica
Angelica acutiloba
Anthurium
Aquilegia alpina
Aristolochia
Arum
Ash-leaved Trumpet Flower



B


Baby's Breath
Ballota pseudodictamnus
Banana
Banksia
Bastard Balm
Beetroot
Begonia
Belladonna
Bellflower
Bells of Ireland
Bergenia
Berkheya
Bignonia capreolata
Billy Buttons
Bird of Paradise
Borago pigmaea
Boronia
Bridal wreath
Bristly Bellfower
Brugmansia
Buttercup


C

Cactus
Calendula
Caltha palustris
Camellia
Camomile
Cananga odorata
Canterbury Bells
Carved watermelon rose
Carrot
Catharansus
Catmint
Cauliflower
Cineraria
Columbine
Coreopsis
Cornflower
Cosmos
Craspedia
Chrysanthemum
Crown of Thorns
Cyphel


D

Daffodil
Dahlia
Daisy
Dalmatian Bellflower
Dandelion
Daphne
Daphne mezereum
Datura suaveolens
Delphinium
Dendrobium oorchid
Desert Trumpet
Dianthus "Frosty Fire"
Diplolaena dampieri
Dog Rose
Dogwood
Dorotheantus
Dragon's tongue
Duke of Edinburgh - rose


E

Earina autumnalis
Easter Lily
Echinacea
Echinocereus Engelmannii
Edelweiss
Elaeagnus
Elder
Elephant's Ear
Enthusiasm
Epiphitic orchid
Eremurus
Erigeron
Erysimum bicolor
Erythronium
Escholtzia
Esther Reed
Eucalyptus
Pearly Everlasting
Exochorda macrantha "The Bride"


F

Fagonia
Fairybells
Fine leaf Fumitory
Fireweed
Flamingo flower
Flannel Flower
Flax
Fleabane
Floss flower
Forget-me-not
Forsythia
Foxglove
Frangipani (red and yellow)
Freesia
Fritillaria Meleagris
Fuchsia


G

Galanthus nivalis
Gaillardia x grandiflora
Gardenia
Gaylussacia
Gazania
Geranium
Ginger
Ginseng
Gladiolus
Goat's Beard
Godetia
Golden Rod
Goodyera repens (Jewel Orchid)
Guava
Guelder Rose


H

DODONAEA boroniifolia - Hairy Hop-Bush
Harebell
Helenium
Helenium autumnale - helénium
Helichrysum
Heliotrope
Helleborus Niger
Hemiandra pungens
Hemlock
Henbane
Hibiscus
Hippeastrum
Hollyhock
Horseradish
Hosta
Hydrangea
Hyocyamus albus
Hypocalymma angustifolium
Hyssop


I

Iberis
Iberis amara
Ice plant flower
Illicium
Impatiens
Inca Lily
Incarvillea
Inga edulis
Indian Bean Tree
Inula
Ipomea
Iris
Iris louisiana Black Gamecock
Iris Sibirica
Island Sunset Tall Bearded Iris
Ixia
Ixiolirion tataricum


J

Jacaranda
Jacobinia
Jacob's Ladder
Jacksonia scoparia
Janet - rose
Japanese raisin tree
Japhet Orchid
Japonica
Jasmine
Jasmine x Stephanense
Jasione crispa
Jasione montana
Jatropha
Johnsonia pubescens
Jonquil
Jumellea Major
Juncus balticus
Juncus effusus
"Just Joey" (rose)


K

Kaffir Lily
Kaffir Lime
Kalanchoe
Kalmia Latifolia
Kalopanax
Kangaroo Paw
Kennedia nigricans
Keraudrenia inegrifolia
Kerria japonica
King Devil
Kings Spear
Kiwi
Knapweed
Kniphofia
Korean Bellflower
Korean Lilac
Kurrajong


L

Lady's Delight
Lady Slipper
Lambertia multiflora
Lambs' Lugs
Lapageria rosea
Lavender
Ligularia
Lilium lancifolium
Lily of the Valley
Linum austriacum
Lippia
Liverpool Echo - rose
Lonicera
Lonicera pyrenaica
Lotus Blossom
Lotus ornithopodioides
Lupin
Lysianthus
Lysichiton


M

Macropidia fuliginosa
Magnolia
Mahonia
Mandarin Orange
Mandragora autumnalis
Marigolds
Matthiola bicornis
Meconopsis cambrica
Mint
Mirabilis jalapa
Mistletoe
Monarda
Monkshood
Moonflower
Morning Glory
Mullein
Myosotidium
Myrtle


N

Nandina
Narcissus
Narcissus pseudonarcissus
Nasturtium
Nelumbo Nucifera
Nemesia
Nemophila menziesii
Neotinea ustulata
Nepeta
Nerine lily
Nettle
Neuwiedia veratrifolia
Nicotiana Sylvestris
Nigella
Nightshade
Nodding thistle


O

Oenothera
Old Blush Rose
Olearia
Olive
Ononis natrix
Onopordum cynarocephalum
Opium poppy
Opuntia
Orange
Orchid
Oregano
Origanum amanum
Ornamental Onion
Orienpet Lily
Ornithogalum
Orpine
Orthrosanthus laxus
Ox-eyed Daisy
Oxlip


P

Pansy
Parsley
Passiflora caerulea
Patersonia drummondii
Pelargonium
Peony
Phlomis italica
Phygelius
Pincushion flower
Pinks
Platycodon grandiflorus
Poinsettia
Primrose
Protea
Prunus domestica
Pumpkin
Pyracantha


Q

Quaking Aspen (female flower)
Quaking Grass
Queen Anne's Lace
Queen Bee (rose)
Queen of the Meadow
Queen of the Prairie
Queen of Sweden - rose
Queen Protea
Queen's Fettle
Queen's flower
Queen Tatiana cactus
Quekettia vermeuleniana Determann
Quercus ilex
Quidproquo confusum
Quillaja brasiliensis
Quince
Quisqualis
Ekman's Quisqueya orchid
Quisqueya rosea orchid


R

Rabbit Foot Clover
Radish
Ragged Robin
Ragwort
Rambling Rose
Ramsons
Ranunculus alpestris
Raspberry
Rattlesnake
Red Ribbons (Godetia)
Rest Harrow
Rhodiola heterodonta
Rhododendron
Ribes sanguineum
Rock Rose
Roella incurva
Rosa Rugosa
Rose Campion
Rosemary
Royal William - rose


S

Salvia
Sansevieria
Saponaria officinalis - Soapwort
Sarracenia
Scilla
Sedum spectabile
Sensitive plant
Simmondsia Chinensis
Snowdrop
Spring Beauty
Stephanotis
Stinkwort
Strelitzia
Strobilantes
Sunflower
Sweet Briar
Sweet Pea
Syringa


T

Tamarix
Tansy
Tassel Flower
Tea tree
Teesdalia nudicaulis
Thesium humifusum
Throatwort
Thunbergia
Thunbergia Sunny Susie
Thyme
Thymus serpyllum 'Minor'
Tiny Tim
Tormentil
Triffid
Trillium
Tulip
Tulip Yellow Crown
Twin Flower


U

Uinta Basin Hookless Cactus
Ulex
Ulrich Brünner
Ulrich's Smoke Rose (believed to be extinct)
Umbellularia californica.
Umbilicus rupestris
Umbrella plant
Umbrella sedge
Unsurpassable - Daffodil
Upright Virgin's Bower
Urceolina peruviana
Urochilus sanguineus
Ursinia
Lady Ursula Rose
Uvularia


V

Vaccinium vitis-idaea
Valerian
Vanda orchid
Viburnum bodnantense "Dawn"
Venus Fly Trap
Vera wood
Verbena bonariensis
Veronica chamaedrys
Veronica plebia
Vetch
Vincetoxicum hirundinaria
Viguiera
Viola sororia
Violet
Vipers Grass
Virginia Stock
Virginia Waterleaf
Virgin's Bower
Vitis vinifera


W

Wachendorfia
Wahlenbergia gracilis Schrad
Wahlenbergia hederacea
Wallflower
Walnut
(Paphilopedium) Wardii
Watermelon
Wattle
Waxflower
Weigelia
Western Wallflower
Whinberry
Whisky Mac rose
Wildflowers
Wild Rose
Wisteria
Witch Hazel

Wolfsbane


X

Xanthium sibiricum
Xanthoceras sorbifolium
Xanthorhiza
Xanthostoma roseum
Xanthostemon Chrysanthus
Xantorrhoea
Xeranthemum
Xerochrysum
Xeronema
Xerophyllum tenax
Xerophyta retinervis
Xique-Xique
Xmas tree
Xylomelum
Xylosma
Xyris montana
Xyris tennesseensis


Y

Wild Yam
Yarrow
Yellow Archangel
Yellow Bellflower
Yellowcress
Yellowhorn
Yellow Horned Poppy
Yellow Rattle
Yellow Root
Yellow Yarrow
Yucca
Yucca filamentosa
Ylang Ylang
Ypsilandra thibetica


Z

Zantedeschia - Calla Lily
Zantedeschia Aethiopica
Zanthoxylum
Zauchneria
Zea mays "Sundance" (sweet corn)
Huernia zebrina
Zebrina pendula
Zelkova
Zelkova serrata
Zenobia pulverulentula
Zigeunerknabe - rose
Zinnia
Zinnia acerosa
Zurel Purple Tulip
Zygocactus

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