Issue 59 Flower Shapes

Flower shapes play a big role in the visual appeal of your garden. In Issue 59, we gave you four good-looking combinations and some alternatives that give a similar effect. Here’s a list of flowers and their shapes to help you mix and match and create your own combinations. Enjoy!
Flathead Daisy Trumpet/cup Plume
Flathead Daisy Trumpet Cup Plume
Angelica Angelica gigas Anemone Anemone x hybrida Amarylis Hippeastrum hybrids Balloon flower Platycodon grandiflorus Astilbe Astilbe hybrids
Annual statice Limonium sinuatum New England Aster Aster novae-angliae Asiatic lily Lilium hybrids Crocus Crocus spp. Canadian burnet Sanguisorba canadensis
Butterfly Weed Asclepias tuberosa Blanket flower Gaillardia grandiflora Beardtongue Penstemon spp. Five-spot Nemophila maculata Coral bells Heuchera hybrids
Candytuft Iberis spp. Bloody cranesbill Geranium sanguineum Bellflower Campanula punctata Lavatera Lavatera trimestris Eulalia grass Miscanthus sinensis
Dill Anethum graveolens Dianthus Dianthus chinensis Daylily Hemerocallis spp. Lenten rose Helleborus orientalis Foamflower Tiarella hybrids
Joe pye weed Eupatorium fistulosum Purple coneflower Echinacea purpurea Flowering tobacco Nicotiana alata Musk mallow Malva moschata Goatsbeard Aruncus dioicus
Lantana Lantana hybrids Sea Holly Eryngium giganteum Gentian Gentiana spp. Oriental poppy Papaver orientale Goldenrod Solidago spp.
Myrtle spurge Euphorbia myrsinites Shasta daisy Leucanthemum superbum Gladiola Gladiolus hybrids Pasque flower Pulsatilla vulgaris Meadow Rue Thalictrum delavayi
Showy stonecrop Sedum spectabile Sneezeweed Helenium autumnale Morning Glory Ipomoea tricolor Peony Paeonia hybrids Meadowsweet Filipendula purpurea
Sweet Cicely Myrrhis odorata Stoke’s aster Stokesia laevis Peruvian lily Alstroemeria hybirds Prairie gentian Eustoma grandiflorum Pampas grass Cortaderia selloana
Verbena Verbena bonariensis Sunflower Helianthus annuus Petunia Petunia hybrids Sundrops Oenothera fruticosa Queen of the Prairie Filipendula rubra
Yarrow Achillea hybrids Tickseed Coreopsis lanceolata Surprise lily Lycoris squamigera Tulip Tulipa hybrids Jupiter’s beard Centranthus ruber

Globe Filler Cluster Spire
Globe Filler Cluster Spire
African lily Agapanthus spp. Baby’s breath Gypsophila paniculata Begonia Begonia hybrids Blazing star Liatris spicata
Angelica Angelica gigas Columbine Aquilegia spp. Catchfly Silene armeria Bugbane Actea spp.
Bachelor’s buttons Centaurea cyanus Crambe Crambe cordifolia Garden phlox Phlox paniculata Burnet Sanguisorba tenuifolia
Beebalm Monarda didyma Flax Linum perenne Lady’s Mantle Alchemilla mollis Cardinal flower Lobelia cardinalis
Cardoon Cynara cardunculus Fountain grass Pennisetum spp. Maltese Cross Lychnis chalcedonica Hollyhock Alcea hybrids
Carnation Dianthus hybrids Gaura Gaura lindheimeri Nodding onion Allium cernuum Ligularia Ligularia dentata
Clustered bellflower Campanula glomerata Jewels of Opar Talinum paniculatum Pearly everlasting Anaphalis margaritacea Monkshood Aconitum spp.
Geranium Pelargonium hybrids Meadow rue Thalictrum delavayi Persian candytuft Aethionema grandiflorum Mullein Verbascum hybrids
Giant knapweed Centaurea macrocephala Mugwort Artemisia lactiflora Rodgersia Rodgersia aesculifolia Russian Sage Perovskia atriplicifolia
Globe thistle Echinops spp. Muhly grass Muhlenbergia capillaris Spiderwort Tradescantia andersonia group Salvia Salvia spp.
Strawflower Helichrysum bracteata Sea lavender Limonium latifolium Sweet woodruff Galium odoratum Speedwell Veronica spicata
Tall buttercup Ranunculus acris Wand flower Dierama pulcherrimum Willow blue-star Amsonia tabernaemontana Torch flower Kniphofia hybrids