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Various URLs
The URL of the free Javascript package which manages the HTML table below
The github repo of the free Javascript package which provides a color spectrum...
... and the corresponding on-line docs.

The Plant List - A working list of all plant species
The Garden Layouts
The 'Ron - Back Garden' Layout, with clickable flower thumbnails in situ
The 'Ron - Front Garden' Layout, with clickable flower thumbnails in situ
The Flower Catalog
Click column headings to sort
Native Scientific name Common name Aliases Thumbnail (clickable)
No Abutilon hybridum Chinese Lantern Indian mallow, Velvetleaf Abutilon hybridum
No Acanthus mollis Bears breeches Bearsfoot, Oyster plant, Sea dock Acanthus mollis
No Acer negundo Acer negundo Ashleaf maple, Ash-leaved maple, Box elder,
Boxelder maple, Maple ash, 'Variegatum'
Acer negundo
No Acer palmatum Japanese maple Smooth Japanese maple,
irohamomiji (イロハモミジ), or momiji (紅葉)
Acer palmatum
Yes Adenanthos sericeus Woolly Bush 'Silver Silk' Adenanthos sericeus
No Agastache aurantiaca Sweet Lilli Hummingbird mints, Giant hyssops Agastache aurantiaca
No Allium schoenoprasum Chives Allium schoenoprasum
No Alstroemeria Alstroemeria 1 'Angela' Alstroemeria
No Alstroemeria Alstroemeria 2 'Princess Lily Louise' Alstroemeria
No Alstroemeria pulchella Alstroemeria 3 Peruvian Lily Alstroemeria pulchella
Yes Alyogyne huegelii Hibiscus 1 Alyogyne huegelii
Yes Alyogyne huegelii Hibiscus 2 West Coast Gem Alyogyne huegelii
Yes Anigozanthos hybrid Kangaroo Paw 3 - White-pink Bush Perl Anigozanthos hybrid
Yes Anigozanthos hybrid Kangaroo Paw Kangaroo Paw 2 - Red Bush Crystal Anigozanthos hybrid Kangaroo Paw
Yes Anigozanthos hybrid syn. Rambodiam Kangaroo Paw 4 - Pink Bush Diamond Anigozanthos hybrid syn. Rambodiam
Yes Anigozanthos hybrid syn. Rambubona Kangaroo Paw Kangaroo Paw 1 - Yellow Bush Bonanza Anigozanthos hybrid syn. Rambubona Kangaroo Paw
Yes Anigozanthos viridis Kangaroo Paw 5 - Green Anigozanthos viridis
No Aquilegia flabellata var. pumila alba Aquilegia 2 Columbine, Granny's Bonnet Aquilegia flabellata var. pumila alba
No Aquilegia McKana Aquilegia 1 Columbine Aquilegia McKana
No Artemisia Wormwood 'Powis Castle' Artemisia
No Arum italicum Arum italicum Italian arum, Italian lords-and-ladies Arum italicum
No Asparagus setaceus Asparagus Fern Common Asparagus Fern, Climbing Asparagus,
Ferny Asparagus, Lace Fern
Asparagus setaceus
No Azalea Azalea 1 Rosa Belton Azalea
No Azalea Azalea 2 Azalea
No Azalea Azalea 3 Azalea
Yes Banksia blechnifolia Banksia 2 Prostrate Banksia Banksia blechnifolia
Yes Banksia spinulosa Banksia 1 Cherry Candles Banksia spinulosa
No Begonia hybrid White Cane Begonia Begonia hybrid
Yes Bracteantha Bracteantha 'Mohave Orange', Xerochrysum Bracteantha
Yes Callistemon viminalis hybrid Bottlebrush 'Little John' Callistemon viminalis hybrid
No Camellia Camellia Camellia
No Campanula garganica Bellflower 1 Adriatic bellflower Campanula garganica
No Campanula poscharskyana Bellflower 2 Serbian bellflower Campanula poscharskyana
No Celosia Celosia Plumed cockscomb, Silver cock's comb Celosia
No Cercis canadensis Forest Pansy Eastern redbud Cercis canadensis
Yes Chorizema cordatum Flame pea 1 Heart-Leaf Flame Pea Chorizema cordatum
Yes Chorizema varium Flame pea 2 Flame Pea Chorizema varium
No Citrus x meyeri Citrus 3 'Improved' Citrus x meyeri
No Colocasia Elephant-ear Chembu, Cocoyam, Dasheen, Eddoe,
Karala ko ganu, Taro, Tarul
No Convolvulus cneorum Convolvulus 1 Silver Bush Convolvulus cneorum
No Convolvulus sabatius Convolvulus 2 Trailing Convolvulus Convolvulus sabatius
Yes Correa pulchella Correa - Orange form Autumn Blaze Correa pulchella
Yes Corymbia ficifolia Corymbia ficifolia 'Mini Orange' Corymbia ficifolia
No Cotinus coggygria Smoke Tree Smoke bush Cotinus coggygria
Yes Crowea saligna Crowea Willow-leaved crowea Crowea saligna
No Cumquat Citrus 1 Cumquat
Yes Dampiera trigona Dampiera trigona Dampiera trigona
No Daphne bholua Daphne Nepalese paper plant Daphne bholua
No Delphinium Delphinium 'Blue Sensation', Larkspur Delphinium
Yes Dianella prunina DP303 Dianella prunina Blue Purple Flax, Utopia Dianella prunina DP303
No Dianthus Carnation Dianthus
No Dichopogon strictus Chocolate Lily Arthropodium strictum, Chocolate lily Dichopogon strictus
No Dicliptera suberecta Hummingbird Plant Uruguayan Firecracker Plant Dicliptera suberecta
No Dietes Butterfly Iris African iris, Butterfly iris,
Fortnight lily, Japanese iris, Wood iris
Yes Diplarrena latifolia Diplarrena latifolia Diplarrena latifolia
Yes Elaeocarpus reticulatus Blueberry Ash 'Prima Donna' Elaeocarpus reticulatus
Yes Eremorphila nivea Eremorphila nivea 'Blue Velvet' Eremorphila nivea
No Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii Wulfen Spurge Albanian spurge, Mediterranean Spurge Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii
No Euphorbia milii Dwarf Crown of Thorns Euphorbia milii
Yes Eutaxia obovata nana Eutaxia 'Egg and Bacon Plant' Eutaxia obovata nana
No Ficus carica Fig Common Fig Ficus carica
No Fuchsia Fuchsia 1 Fuchsia
No Fuchsia Fuchsia 2 'Coralle' Fuchsia
No Gazania Gazania 'Sunseeker Mix' Gazania
Yes Grevillea Grevillea 1 'Goldfever' Grevillea
Yes Grevillea Grevillea 2 Lady 'O' Grevillea
Yes Grevillea Grevillea 3 'Lemon Daze' Grevillea
Yes Grevillea Grevillea 4 'Fireworks' Grevillea
Yes Grevillea lanigera Grevillea 5 Honeyeater Heaven Grevillea lanigera
Yes Hardenbergia violacea False sarsaparilla Happy wanderer, Lilac vine, 'Mini Haha',
Native lilac, Purple coral pea, Vine lilac,
Hardenbergia violacea
No Hedera Ivy Hedera
No Heliotropium arborescens Garden heliotrope Cherry pie, Common heliotrope,
'Lord Roberts'
Heliotropium arborescens
No Helleborus argutifolius Hellebore 1 H. corsicus, Christmas rose, Lenten rose,
Winter Rose
Helleborus argutifolius
No Helleborus foetidus Hellebore 2 Bear's foot, dungwort, setterwort,
Stinking Hellebore
Helleborus foetidus
No Heuchera Heuchera 1 Alumroot, 'Obsidian' Heuchera
No Heuchera Heuchera 2 Alumroot, Coral bells, 'Peach Flambé' Heuchera
Yes Hibbertia obtusifolia Hibbertia 2 Hoary Guinea Flower Hibbertia obtusifolia
Yes Hibbertia scandens Hibbertia 1 Climbing Guinea Flower, Golden Guinea Vine,
Snake Vine
Hibbertia scandens
No Hibiscus Hibiscus 3 Rose mallow Hibiscus
No Hydrangea Hydrangea Hydrangea
Yes Hymenosporum Hymenosporum 'Golden Nugget', Native frangipani Hymenosporum
No Ipomoea lacunosa Morning Glory Pitted morningglory, Whitestar potato Ipomoea lacunosa
No Iris unguicularis Iris 1 - Pale purple Algerian Iris Iris unguicularis
No Iris unknown Iris 2 - Dull yellow Iris unknown
Yes Isopogon latifolius Isopogon latifolius Pink Coneflower Isopogon latifolius
No Jacaranda mimosifolia Jacaranda Jacaranda mimosifolia
Yes Kennedia nigricans Black Coral Pea Kennedia nigricans
Yes Kunzea baxterii nana Kunzea Kunzea baxterii nana
No Lagerstromeia indica x L. Fauriei Crepe Myrtle 'Tuscarora' Lagerstromeia indica x L. Fauriei
No Lamium Beacon Silver Dead-nettles Lamium
Yes Lechenaultia Lechenaultia 'Midnight Blue' Lechenaultia
Yes Leptospermum Tea Tree 2 A type of myrtle, 'Rudolph' Leptospermum
Yes Leptospermum obovatum anisophyllea Tea Tree 1 A type of myrtle Leptospermum obovatum anisophyllea
No Leucojum vernum Spring Snowflake Leucojum vernum
No Lilium Lily Asiatic Matisse Lily, Oriental Lily Lilium
No Limonium perezii Perezii Blue 'Perennial Statice' Limonium perezii
No Liriope muscari Big Blue Lilyturf Liriope muscari
No Lisbon Citrus 2 Lisbon
No Lonicera periclymenum Honeysuckle Common honeysuckle, European honeysuckle,
Lonicera periclymenum
No Loropetalum chinense Chinese witch hazel Chinese fringe flower, 'Purple Prince' Loropetalum chinense
No Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum Chinese fringe flower Chinese witch hazel, 'China Pink' Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum
No Lunaria annua Honesty Annual honesty Lunaria annua
No Lycium barbarum Goji Berry Plant Lycium barbarum
No Malus domestica Apple 1 Pine Golden Pippin Malus domestica
No Malus domestica Apple 2 Pitmaston Pine Malus domestica
No Malus domestica Apple 3 Malus domestica
Yes Malus domestica Harmony™ Apple 7 Malus domestica Harmony™
Yes Malus domestica Leprechaun Apple 5 Malus domestica Leprechaun
Yes Malus domestica Pinkabelle® Apple 4 Malus domestica Pinkabelle®
Yes Malus domestica Pom-for-You™ Apple 8 Malus domestica Pom-for-You™
Yes Malus domestica Pompink™ Apple 6 Malus domestica Pompink™
Yes Mandevilla hybrid Aloha Dark Red 1 'Aloha Dark Red' Mandevilla hybrid
Yes Mandevilla hybrid Aloha Regal Ruby 2 'Aloha Regal Ruby' Mandevilla hybrid
No Mandevilla laxa Chilean Jasmine Mandevilla laxa
No Monstera deliciosa Monstera Balazo, Ceriman Monstera deliciosa
No Nandina domestica Heavenly Bamboo Nandina, Sacred bamboo Nandina domestica
No Narcissus papyraceus Narcissus Paperwhite Narcissus papyraceus
No Nierembergia Nierembergia 'Blue Wonder' Nierembergia
No Ocimum basilicum Basil Great basil, king of herbs, royal herb,
Saint-Joseph's-wort, Sweet Scented Basil
Ocimum basilicum
No Oenothera lindheimeri White Gaura Indian Feather, Lindheimer's Beeblossom,
Lindheimer's Clockweed, Pink Gaura
Oenothera lindheimeri
No Osteospermum ecklonis Zion Red Blue-and-white daisy bush, Cape marguerite,
Star of the veldt, Sundays river daisy,
Van Staden's river daisy, White daisy bush
Osteospermum ecklonis
Yes Ozothamnus Rice Flower 1 'Cosmic' Ozothamnus
No Pelargonium Pelargonium Pelargonium
No Pennisetum setaceum Fountain Grass Crimson fountaingrass Pennisetum setaceum
No Penstemon cv Firebird Beardtongues Penstemon cv
No Persicaria affinis Himalayan Knotweed Persicaria affinis
No Petroselinum crispum Parsley Garden parsley Petroselinum crispum
No Philadelphus mexicanus Mexican Mock Orange Philadelphus mexicanus
Yes Philotheca myoporoides Long-leaf Wax Flower Philotheca myoporoides
Yes Pimelea rosea Rice Flower 2 Pale Pink Rice Flower Pimelea rosea
No Plectranthus caninus Plectranthus caninus Coleus canina, Dogsbane Plectranthus caninus
No Plectranthus ecklonii Plectranthus ecklonii 1 Plectranthus ecklonii
No Plectranthus ecklonii Plectranthus ecklonii 2 'Alba' Plectranthus ecklonii
No Plectranthus saccatus Plectranthus saccatus Plectranthus saccatus
No Portulacaria afra Elephant bush Dwarf jade plant, Porkbush, Spekboom Portulacaria afra
Yes Prostanthera phylicifolia Spiked mint-bush Prostanthera phylicifolia
Yes Pultenaea pedunculata Burnt Orange Matted bush-tree Pultenaea pedunculata
No Rosa Rose 2 Rose Rosa
No Rosa Rose 3 Rose Rosa
No Rosa Rose 4 Rose Rosa
No Rosa Rose 1 Rose Rosa
No Rosmarinus officinalis Rosemary Anthos Rosmarinus officinalis
No Rotheca myricoides Butterfly Bush Clerodendrum myricoides,
Clerodendrum myricoides 'Ugandense'
Rotheca myricoides
No Salvia involucrata Sage 2 'Bethellii', rosy-leaf Salvia involucrata
No Salvia involucrata Sage 3 Salvia involucrata
No Salvia officinalis Sage 1 Common sage and garden sage Salvia officinalis
Yes Siegfredia darwinioides Siegfredia darwinioides Siegfredia darwinioides
No Spiraea japonica Japanese Spiraea Japanese meadowsweet Spiraea japonica
No Streptosolen jamesonii Marmalade Bush Orange Browallia Streptosolen jamesonii
No Strobilanthes anisophyllus Goldfussia Strobilanthes anisophyllus
No Tagetes erecta Marigold Aztec marigold, 'Jezebel',
Mexican marigold
Tagetes erecta
No Tahiti Lime Citrus 4 Meyer Tahiti Lime
No Tamarix aphylla Tamarix aphylla Athel pine, Athel tamarisk,
Athel tree and saltcedar
Tamarix aphylla
No Tanacetum ptarmiciflorum Tanacetum ptarmiciflorum Silver lace bush Tanacetum ptarmiciflorum
No Thelionema caespitosum Thelionema caespitosum Stypandra caespitosa Thelionema caespitosum
No Tibouchina urvilleana Glory Bush Glory trees Tibouchina urvilleana
No Tropaeolum majus Nasturtium Nose-tweaker, Nose-twister Tropaeolum majus
No Valerianella locusta Corn Salad Common cornsalad, doucette, feldsalat,
fetticus, field salad, lamb's lettuce,
mâche, nut lettuce, raiponce, rapunzel
Valerianella locusta
No Vigna unguiculata subsp. sesquipedalis Snake bean Asparagus bean, bodi, bora,
Chinese long bean, long-podded cowpea,
pea bean, yardlong bean
Vigna unguiculata subsp. sesquipedalis
No Viola Viola 3 Violet Viola
No Viola tricolor Viola 1 Come-and-cuddle-me, Heart's delight,
Heartsease, Heart's ease,
Jack-jump-up-and-kiss-me, Johnny jump up,
Love-in-idleness, Three faces in a hood,
Tickle-my-fancy, Wild pansy, Yellow Pansy
Viola tricolor
No Viola x wittrockiana Viola 2 Garden pansy, Pansy Viola x wittrockiana
No Washington Navel Orange Citrus 5 Washington Navel Orange
No Wisteria Wisteria Wisteria
No Zantedeschia elliottiana Golden arum lily Calla Lily Zantedeschia elliottiana
Native Scientific name Common name Aliases Thumbnail (clickable)
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These flower identification results are provisional, although some are more likely correct than others.
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