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🌹 French Flower Names

Camille Chevalier-Karfis By Camille Chevalier-Karfis - updated on Oct 21, 2020

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 anémone – anemone
  2. Un azalée – azalea
  3. Un arum – calla lily
  4. Un aster – aster
  5. Un bégonia – begonia
  6. Un bleuet – cornflower
  7. Un bouton d’or – buttercup
  8. La bruyère – heather
  9. Une campanule – blue bell
  10. Une capucine – nasturtium
  11. Un coquelicot – wild poppy
  12. Un coucou – cowslip
  13. Un crocus – crocus
  14. Un chrysanthème – mum
  15. Un dahlia – dahlia
  16. Une digitale – foxglove
  17. Un freesia – freesia
  18. Un gardénia – gardenia
  19. Un géranium – geranium
  20. Une giroflée – wallflower
  21. Un glaïeul – gladiolus
  22. Un hibiscus – hibuscus
  23. Un hortensia – hydrangea
  24. Un iris – iris
  25. Une jacinthe – hyacinth
  26. Le jasmin – jasmine
  27. Une jonquille – daffodil
  28. La lavande – lavander
  29. Le lilac – lilac
  30. Un lys – lily
  31. Une marguerite – daisy
  32. Le muguet – lily-of-the-valey
  33. Un myosotis – forget-me-not
  34. Une narcisse – narcissus
  35. Un oeillet – carnation
  36. Une orchidée – orchid
  37. Une pâquerette – tiny wild daisy
  38. Un pavot – (large) poppy
  39. Une pivoine – peony
  40. Une pensée – pansy
  41. Une pervenche – periwinkle
  42. Un perce-neige – snowdrop
  43. Une primevère – primrose
  44. Une renoncule – ranunculus
  45. Une rose – rose
  46. Une rose trémière – hollyhock
  47. Un souci – marigold
  48. Un tournesol – sunflower
  49. Une tulipe – tulip
  50. Une violette – violet
  51. Un zinnia – zinnia

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
  18. Une graine – seed

Looking for a longer list? Why don’t you help me by suggesting names of flowers in French (with article) and English and I’ll add them to the list!

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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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