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🌹 French Flower Names

Camille Chevalier-Karfis By Camille Chevalier-Karfis - updated on Aug 13, 2020
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Learn the French flower names and French flower terms like how to say perennials and annuals in French + French practice videos about flowers.

1 – French Flower Names

  1. Une tulipe – tulip
  2. Une jonquille – daffodil
  3. Une marguerite – daisy
  4. Une pâquerette – tiny wild daisy
  5. Une rose – rose
  6. Un iris – iris
  7. Un aster – aster
  8. Un crocus – crocus
  9. Une violette – violet
  10. Un chrysanthème – mum
  11. Un pavot – (large) poppy
  12. Un freesia – freesia
  13. Une orchidée – orchid
  14. Un glaïeul – gladiolus
  15. Un hortensia – hydrangea
  16. Une rose trémière – hollyhock
  17. Un géranium – geranium
  18. Un lys – lily
  19. Un oeillet – carnation
  20. Un arum – calla lily
  21. Un souci – marigold
  22. Une pensée – pansy
pictures of beautiful tulips with French name sign

2 – French Flower Vocabulary

  1. Vivace – perennial
  2. Annuel – annual
  3. Tardive – late
  4. Hâtive/précoce – early
  5. Une fleur – a flower
  6. Un pétale – a petal
  7. La tige – the stem
  8. Le pistil – the pistil
  9. L’étamine – the stamen
  10. Les feuilles – the leaves
  11. Un bulbe – un bulb
  12. Une graine – a seed
  13. Cueillir – to pick
  14. Pousser – to grow
  15. Planter – to plant
  16. Fleurir – to bloom
  17. Fanée – withered

Looking for a longer list: I found this one but unfortunately it doesn’t show the gender of the flower… No article is included, like it’s so often the case on the web… but is has the latin name too which is nice.

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3 – French Flower video Practice

I really like flowers. Here is a video I shot at a flower grower – I thought you may enjoy it: it’s a good French practice!

Use the CC option on the bottom right for English or French subtitles.

And another one of gorgeous hydrangea still in bloom in October in Brittany.

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