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May is part of the spring season and it makes a perfect timing to plant and grow some flowers. It is the time of the year where spring is about to end and summer is slowly making its presence felt. Similarly, this is the season where flowers renews after the cold season, and prepares to be in full bloom during the hot season. Flowers that grow in May make a great addition to any garden, especially that most of them have vivid colours that breathe vibrancy and life.


One of its best descriptions would be “a flower with million petals.” This flower is known to have medicinal and healing properties, and Native Americans have been using it for centuries. What make it attractive are its yellow vivid colours and its long stem that makes yarrow standout the more.


Popularly known as belladonna lily, amaryllis grows in rows of two. Its bright colours including red, orange, and pink are always attention-grabber, the reason why it makes an excellent addition to any garden. Perfect to be grown in the month of May, the coming of summer makes the bright colours of amaryllis even more vibrant. Amaryllis flowers are large flowers with trumpet-like shape. Apart from the garden, amaryllis may also be grown indoors.


Nothing beats a garden full of lilac flowers. When in bloom, the lilac flower, especially the purple-coloured ones, is simply captivating. Lilac flowers grow in shrubs and it grows to as high as 10 feet in height. Lilacs are common shrub and is one of the most famous flowers that grown in this time of the year. Aside from its beauty, lilac flowers also have a fragrant scent, another feature that makes it lovely.

Peach Blossoms

The ending of spring and the coming of summer is made even more beautiful with the blooming of peach blossoms, a flower that has a high regard in the Vietnamese culture. Peach flower also serves as the state flower of Delaware.


Rose has more than a hundred of varieties, and most of its varieties thrive in the month of May. Being a classic flower, it has become a favourite flower for any occasion due to its beauty and elegance. Added to that, roses are always available in any time of the year. Its variety of colors also makes it a favourite in all flower arrangements.


As the name suggests, this flower has the shape of the star. It is a variety of the lily flower, and what makes it very unique, apart from its star-like shape, are the freckles that are prominent in its pink petals. It is sweet-smelling as well.

Sweet Pea

The soft-looking petals of sweet pea make this flower very delicate. It also possesses a very sweet and nice fragrant, making it a great addition to flower collection. This flower beautifully blooms in the month of May. However, its loveliness only spans in a short while since sweet peas have a relatively short life.

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SNO Flowers Name Flowers Common Names Flowers Description
1 Alstroemeria peruvian lily miniature lilies‚ with spotted or striped markings‚ shaded colour‚ or
2 Ammi queen Anne's lace Ammi has the same flower shape as
3 Anemone windflower Anemone flowers managed to produce in the last few years‚ are remarkable‚ and
4 Anigozanthos kangaroo paw Anigozanthas has long furry‚ velvety buds that open the tip of the stems
5 Anthurium flamingo flower Their unmistakable glossy heart-shaped flower
6 Astrantia masterwort Astrantia has clusters of tiny‚ delicate‚ starlike
7 Bouvardia Bouvardia Bouvardia are certainly not common flowers. If you study them closely‚ you find
8 Carnation Carnation The carnation isone large flower per stem‚ or a spray carnation with lots of
9 Cattleya Orchid corsage orchid The leaves are sold as Orca
10 Celosia cockscomb Celosia leaves are not very decorative or longlasting and are best removed
11 Chincherinchee Chincherinchee Their flowers‚ bell and star-shaped‚ are showy and sometimes very
12 Chrysanthemum ox-eye daisy The chrysanthemum is depicted on Japan's imperial weapon and
13 Craspedia drumstick Craspedia is Small‚ golden globular head tightly packed with florets on long‚
14 Curcuma Curcuma Curcuma is actual small flowers are found in the lower green bract. It has a sweet and
15 Delphinium Delphiniums Delphiniums and larkspur make good dried
16 Dendrobium Orchid King orchid Sprays of 10-12 dainty flowers on slender stems‚ often like daffodils in
17 Dill dill Umbrella flower heads carried on thick ridged hollwo
18 Eryngium sea holly The plant has deepy-cut leaves shaped like holly‚ and sometimes just as
19 Eucharis amazon lily Each stem bears at least two flowerheads and often up to
20 Freesia Freesia Freesias are among the most popular and widely grown cut flowers in the world‚ with
21 Gentiana gentian Flowers are trumpet-shaped blue or
22 Gerbera transvaal daisy Gerbera are little hairs on the stem act as gerbera?s leaves‚ so if they are put
23 Gladiolus sword lily Gladioli like a lot of water‚ and will suffer seriously if not given enough
24 Gloriosa flame lily The flower bears six delicate reflexed petals with scalloped yellow edges each measuring
25 Gypsophila baby's breath Gypsophila has many slender branching stems‚ each bearing many tiny button-shaped
26 Heliconia species lobster claw The variety shown here has upright facing flowers; some forms‚ called hanging
27 Hydrangea Hortensia Hydrangea are small‚ star-shaped flowers packed closely together to form a rounded
28 Hypericum st john's wort Remove the leaves as these fade quickly and are not as ornamental as the
29 Iris Bearded The popularity of irises over the centuries has been demonstrated in the still life
30 Kniphofia red-hot poker The downward-pointing flowers open from the bottom of the stem upwards‚ revealing
31 Leucospermum pincushion protea Leucospermum are very strange looking flowers‚ almost like plastic pan
32 Lilac lilac The cut flower is far more glamorous than the shrub with long branches laden with
33 Lily lilium The lily was the holy flower of the ancient
34 Lily of the Valley convallaria Little white bells arranged up a short delicate
35 Limonium sea lavender Limonium flowers look stunning en masse‚ by themselves or as an ideal
36 Lisianthus eustoma Lisianthus has been one of the most popular flowers exhibited by the Flowers & Plants
37 Marguerite marguerite Marguerite are Often available as small bushes or potted
38 Moluccella bells of Ireland Moluccella is bell shaped calyxes enclosing the tiny real white fragrant flowers inside
39 Narcissus tazetta narcissus have sap which is toxic to other
40 Oncidium Orchid golden shower orchid Delicate sprays of tiny flowers‚ shaped like skirted dancing
41 Orchids Orchids The world's largest orchid can grow to 20 metres
42 Paphiopedilum Orchid lady's slipper orchid One or two flowers per stem‚ shaped like helmets with moustaches
43 Peony peony Peonies are very thirsty flowers‚ so make sure you top up the vase or
44 Phalaenopsis Orchid moth orchid Sprays of up to 15 large waxy flat oval-shaped flowers on long
45 Phlox Garden Phlox Phlox are very thirsty flowers so keep the water topped
46 Pink Pink Pink is aFour rounded petals with a distinctive eye‚ on a greygreen
47 Protea sugarbush The flower is surrounded by colourful
48 Rose rose The red rose is the symbol of England and is worn on St George's Day. It is also the
49 Rudbeckia coneflower Large yellow daisy-like flower head with a domed
50 Snapdragon snapdragon The Antirrhinum is reminiscent of English gardens with the tall stems grouped amongst
51 Stock stock Stock is a Tall‚ strong stem with a cluster of sweet-scented‚ double flowers
52 Strelitzia bird of paradise Purchase Strelitzia when the first flower bud is fully
53 Sunflower Common Sunflower Sun flower is large flower head with usually a big dark centre and bright yellow
54 Sweet Pea sweet pea Sweet pea Keep cool‚ always in water‚ and away from ripening
55 Trachelium blue throatwort TracheliumClustered panicles of tiny
56 Tuberose tuberose Tuberose is therefore more commonly used in bridal
57 Tulip tulip Tulips are the third-biggest selling flower in Holland and are also very popular in the
58 Vanda Orchid Vanda Orchid Vanda orchid is Elegant five petalled flowers‚ several to a
59 Zantedeschia arum The petals are fleshy and very easily bruised‚ take care when transporting or
60 Zinnia Zinnia The straight stems are topped by a pom-pom of bright candy