Iris is a genus of flowering plants with showy flowers which takes its name from the Latin word for rainbow, referring to the wide variety of flower colors found among the many species as well as countless garden cultivars. While Iris is the scientific name for the genus, 'iris' is also very widely used as a common name and refers to all Iris as well as several closely-related genera. Iris is also applied to a subdivision within the genus. ...more on Wikipedia about "Iris (plant)"
Iris innominata is a woodland iris. The flower is typically deep golden yellow with darker veins. The leaves are dense and evergreen, up to 20 cm. The flower stems are about 12 cm and usually bear 1-2 flowers. ...more on Wikipedia about "Iris innominata"
The iris bearing the Latin name Iris pseudacorus is known by the common names yellow iris, yellow flag, and bastard fleur de lys. It is a showy flower that has been planted nearly worldwide as an ornamental, only to escape in many regions to establish itself as an invasive aquatic plant. Yellow iris is found in temperate regions across Europe, Asia, and the Americas. It is easily identified by its bright yellow iris blooms. ...more on Wikipedia about "Iris pseudacorus"
Iris versicolor, also commonly known as the Harlequin Blueflag the Blue Flag Iris and other varitations of those names, is a species of Iris naive to North America where it is common in sedge meadows, marshes, and along streambanks and shores. ...more on Wikipedia about "Iris versicolor"
The Japanese Honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica) is a species of honeysuckle native to eastern Asia including Japan, Korea and northern China. It is a twining vine able to climb up to 10 m high or more in trees, with opposite, simple oval leaves 3-8 cm long, and sweetly scented double tongued flowers. The fruit is a globose dark blue berry 5-8 mm diameter containing numerous seeds. ...more on Wikipedia about "Japanese Honeysuckle"
The Kangaroo Paw ( Anigozanthos manglesii) is a flower endemic to Western Australia. It belongs to the Haemodoraceae family. The flower grows in direct sunlight and prefers dry conditions. It is easily propagated by seed. This flower is the floral emblem for Western Australia. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kangaroo paw"
The Kentucky Wisteria (Wisteria macrostachya) is a woody deciduous vine found in the southeastern United States, including in its namesake state of Kentucky. It is very similar to the American Wisteria ( Wisteria frutescens). ...more on Wikipedia about "Kentucky Wisteria"
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Kimilsungia is a hybrid cultivar of orchid, Dendrobium 'Kim il Sung', and one of the two national flowers of North Korea. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kimilsungia"
Kimjongilia ( Korean:'Kimjongilhwa') is one of two national flowers of North Korea, named after the leader Kim Jong-il. It is a hybrid cultivar of begonia, Begonia x tuberhybrida. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kimjongilia"
The King Protea (also known as Giant Protea, Honeypot or King Sugar Bush, Protea cynaroides) is a flower, the largest member of the Protea genus. It is widely distributed in the southwestern and southern parts of South Africa amidst the fynbos kingdom. ...more on Wikipedia about "King protea"
Kniphofia (Red hot poker, Torch lily, Poker plant) is a genus of plants in the family Asphodelaceae that includes 70 or more species native to Africa. Some species have been commercially used for horticultural use and are commonly known for their bright, rocket-shaped flowers. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kniphofia"
Lilac sunbonnets Langloisia setosissima ssp. punctata, is a spring wildflower found in the Mojave Desert in the southwestern United States. It grows to six inches, and is found in desert washes and on rocky slopes and plains. The plant has flowers that are white to light blue in color, and has toothed leaves. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lilac sunbonnets"
The Liliaceae, or the Lily Family, is an important family of monocotyledons that includes a great number of ornamental flowers as well as several important agricultural crops; the onion has traditionally been classified here, though modern research has moved it to family Alliaceae. Plants in this family have linear leaves, mostly with parallel veins, and flower parts in threes. ...more on Wikipedia about "Liliaceae"
The showy and large flowered plants of the genus Lilium are the true lily plants. They are important as garden plants, and in literature. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lilium" www.shortopedia.com - now!
Lilium auratum is one of the true lilies, native to Japan. The flower colour is typically white, with gold radial markings, and orange spots. Variations in flower colour and markings are known. The flowers are the largest of any lily species, and the largest plants can be up to 2.5m high, and carry up to twenty of these. It is strongly scented. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lilium auratum"
Lilium canadense or the Meadow Lily is a native of eastern North America. The plant grows up to 1.5 meters high. Flowers emerge in June, and are nodding, yellow, orange or red, with spots. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lilium canadense"
Lilium henryi ( ), sometimes called Tiger Lily or Henry's lily, is a native lily of montane central China. Typically it grows to about 1.5 meters high, but the tallest and most vigorous plants can reach up to 2.5 meters. It is likely to bend away from any shade and seek the light, and hence may need staking. The flowers are orange, spotted black, and unscented. The petals are recurving, and eventually become turks-caps (though not when young). It is useful as a garden ornamental plant as it is more tolerant than most lilies of lime in the soil. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lilium henryi"
Lilium humboldtii is a type of lily native to California. It is also known as Humboldt's lily, and was named after Alexander von Humboldt, a naturalist and explorer who first described the lily to western botanists. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lilium humboldtii"
Lilium martagon or the Martagon lily is one of the true lilies. It has a widespread native region extending from central Europe through to Korea. The flower colour is typically a pink-purple, with dark spots, but is quite variable, extending from near white to near black. Numerous flowers are borne on a plant, and up to 50 can be found on vigorous plants. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lilium martagon"
Lilium speciosum, sometimes called the Japanese lily (though there are other species with this common name) is a native lily of Japan. It grows up to around 1.5 meter high. The flowers are white to pink in colour, and strongly scented. It is later flowering than most other species. Many garden forms are in cultivation, and the species has been widely used for breeding of garden forms. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lilium speciosum"
Liparophyllum is a monotypic genus of aquatic flowering plants in the family Menyanthaceae. The name Liparophyllum comes from the Greek words liparos, meaning "fat, shiny or oily", and phyllon, meaning "leaf". They are rhizomatous wetland plants with alternate linear leaves. Flowers occur singly, and are five-parted and white. ...more on Wikipedia about "Liparophyllum"
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Lippia nodiflora, common name Matchweed and Turkey Tangle Frogfruit, is a flowering, broadleaf plant. It is grows in a groundcover or turflike manner, and is often present in yards. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lippia nodiflora"
The List of Minnesota wild flowers lists all of the wild flowers native to Minnesota. This list does not currently include plants generally considered weeds even though they may flower. ...more on Wikipedia about "List of Minnesota wild flowers"
Lobelia, also known as Indian Tobacco, is a genus in the family Lobeliaceae, comprising some 200 species, some of which are cultivated in gardens. These include Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal Flower or Indian Pink), Lobelia siphilitica (Blue Lobelia), Lobelia fulgens and Lobelia erinus. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lobelia"
Lunaria is a genus of flowering plants in the family Brassicaceae, native to central and southern Europe. It includes two species, Perennial honesty and Annual honesty. They are widely grown as ornamental plants in gardens, and have become naturalised in many temperate areas away from their native habitat. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lunaria"
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