Are you a true flower lover? Maybe you’re someone who likes and enjoys cutting and having fresh flowers in your garden? On the other hand, you might be looking for some cool flower ideas that you can gift to someone you love. Keep on reading as we list and present you with some of the prettiest and coolest flowers that start with the letter C!
What Are Some Flowers That Start With This Letter C?
Have you heard of all of these cool flowers that start with the letter C? You can explore and look at loads of different options, but these can vary across the world depending on your place of living. Some flowers prefer a lot of sun, while others prefer a humid and warm atmosphere. Some kinds that we’re going to talk about and discuss right here is:
- California poppy
Etc! We will be teaching you how to plant, maintain and take care of all of these.
36 Flowers That Start With C
1. Calendula Officinalis Flower
Did you know that these bright yellow and orange flowers were historically used for medicinal and culinary purposes? This flower is well-loved in the UK and British gardens. You can even use its petals for cooking different meals. Calendula is also a medicinal herb that has been used in topical ointments for cuts and scrapes. It can also reach a size and height of 1 to 2 feet.
2. California Flannel Bush
This plant is used horticulturally for its flowers because they are very beautiful and the plant itself has a unique look. It is very popular and often found in North America (California especially, hence the name). It is a fast-growing evergreen shrub that has yellow leaves and it will bloom in the spring. Under ideal conditions, it can reach 20 feet tall and 20 feet wide in five years.
3. California Poppy Flower
California poppy is such a fun flower to plant and have at your home or your garden! Flowers can be yellow, red, orange, pink, or white. It is also super easy to maintain. Oftentimes flowers need rich and loamy soil while California poppies can thrive in poor soils. Sandy and rocky soils both provide good conditions for them.
4. Calla Lily Flower
Calla lilies are such gorgeous flowers to have! The blooms come in various colors, from white and pale pink to deep burgundy for your at-home use or for handy little presents and gift ideas. Native to Africa, calla lilies grow in tropical climates and will reach their full glory and bloom in the summer.
5. Camellia Flower
Everyone has either owned or planted a Camellia flower once in their life. They are found in eastern and southern Asia, from the Himalayas east to Japan and Indonesia. This flower will symbolize your love, affection, or admiration for the person receiving the bouquet. This beauty exists in 3000+ hybrid kinds!
6. Campanula Latifolia Flower
This light purple/lilac flower is so unique in its own way and has a different look and shape than most of your other flowers. It is also a UK native kind that blossoms in the summer period. Once grown, maintained, and taken care of the right way this beauty will reach a height of 1m.
7. Campion Flower
Campion is an attractive, medium to tall perennial flower. This light kind and pure white species resemble purity and femininity. There are over 900+ species that you can choose from and plant in your garden. This beauty is native to northern Africa, southern Europe, and the Middle East.
8. Canadian Goldenrod
This light yellow flower is actually a herb. It is easily found out in the wild and you can find it in open sites, hillsides, and open woods. Once left out in the open, it can reach a height of 2m! It will spice up every garden and can look good as a shrub addition to your at-home-made bouquet.
9. Canada Violet
Canadian violets are North American wildflowers in the Violaceae family. You will often find them in mountains and you’ll get to enjoy their wild beauty. This is a leafy-stemmed perennial, 8-16 inches tall. Some of these are also used for beverages and some herbs.
10. Canary Island Daisy
Did you know that this flower doesn’t have a long lifespan? It can grow anywhere from 1-3 feet. They can bloom from late winter to early summer. The best part about it? You don’t need to think a lot about its sun exposure. It can enjoy half-shaded gardens.
11. Candytuft Flower
Such a cute and unusual name. However, “candytuft” is not related to candy, but derives from Candia. This is also a late bloomer that brightens gardens in April or May. You will adore its light and feminine scent for spicing up your home atmosphere.
12. Canna Lily Flower
Canna lily consists of 10 different kinds of species. You can enjoy this beauty at your home or garden in loads of different colors, such as pink, yellow, purple, red, orange, green, and bronze. You should plant it outdoors in late spring and early summer.
13. Cape Daisy
Cape daisy is also known as an African daisy. It can grow anywhere from 1-3 feet. This beauty is native to South Africa but you can also find it quite often in Australia. These flowers are creamy-white with black and bronze markings in the center. They are superb for cutting and not too pricey either.
14. Cape Primrose
Who wouldn’t love this light purple beauty? It is native to eastern and southern Africa, including Madagascar and the Comoro Islands. Try planting it in the spring. Keep in good light but do not expose to the hot sun for a longer period.
15. Cardinal Flower
Cardinal flower is also known as Lobelia cardinalis. It is native to the US, Canada, and Mexico. Cardinal flowers bloom in late summer when many other perennials are spent for the season. It can grow from 2-4 feet. Make sure that you think twice about proper moist soil for this kind.
16. Carmine Cob
Carmine Cob cacti have become very popular ornamental houseplants. Who wouldn’t love this little beauty for their at-home use? It is even safe to have at-home around your kids or your pets. If you take care of it and water it regularly you will see such improvement with this feminine flower.
17. Carnation Flower
This is also known as Dianthus caryophyllus. People often link it to the Mediterranean region, although this is not affirmative. You will enjoy this beauty as a bouquet and as a gift to someone special. The flower blossoms in the spring and the beginning of the summer. They are quite large in size and tinged in several shades of red.
18. Carolina Allspice
This is also known as an eastern sweet shrub, often found and popular in the US region. If you maintain it the right way it can grow from 6-9 feet high. You can use pretty much any soil with it. Also, the aromatic bark is dried and used as a substitute for cinnamon.
19. Catchfly Flower
Originally a native of Europe, the Catchfly can be found all over the US. It can reach up to 18 inches in height. In most cases, this kind will easily grow no matter its condition or surroundings. Enjoy its sweet scent when planted or freshly picked up.
20. Catnip Flower
Catnip is native to southern and eastern Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia, and some parts of China. Catnip prefers temperatures between 55 and 85 degrees. There are loads of different kinds that you can purchase or grow yourself.
21. Caucasian Stonecrop
Caucasian Stonecrop is actually a cute little succulent. This kind can grow up to 4 inches and spread up to 2 feet. It has a unique ”spikey” look and prefers to soak and dry quickly as its go-to watering method. You will like its soft lilac or purple color, perfect for vivid, bright and loud retro gardens.
22. Chrysanthemum Flower
This flower is native to East Asia and northeastern Europe. Chrysanthemum flowers bloom in a range of colors in shades of white, yellow, orange, lavender, purple, or red; as well as bicolor flowers. Chrysanthemum is a common flower if you want to show love, care, and appreciation for the other person + a lot of moms love it as a sign of showing love.
Have you ever heard of or owned a Clarkia flower? It is a gorgeous flower that is native to western North America. There are over 40 different species for you to choose from or plant. This beauty can grow up to 2 meters when maintained and properly taken for.
Clematis is a genus of about 300 species that one can enjoy or get at a store. These cool flowers are linked to China and Japan when it comes to their origin. They are not too hard to take care of. If you want a flower that can easily blossom and has a slight purple tone to it, this will suit you. Enjoy its rich texture, colors & size.
25. Clover Flower
Clover flowers can come in a wide range of even up to 300 species! The name comes from ‘tres’ meaning three, and ‘folium’ meaning leaf. You can get this beauty easily and on every corner around the world, as well as in most stores.
26. Columbine Flower
Columbines, also known as Granny’s Bonnet, can look so stunning in your backyard or your garden. This light blue flower will seek looks and attract a lot of attention. You can find it in 70+ different species. Make sure that you give it enough sun and a lighter amount of shade for it to get its ultimate outcome.
Echinacea is also known as a Coneflower. You can find it mostly in central or North America. You will like this kind since it is so resistant. In fact, it is heat and drought-resistant while being super easy to grow in any condition. Aim to plant coneflowers somewhere where they’ll get at least 6 to 8 hours of sun per day.
Have you ever heard about a Cosmos flower? Such a fun name, wouldn’t you agree? It is native to northern South America, Central America, and southern North America. You can find it in a lot of summer gardens + know that it is an affordable kind to plant, maintain and have at your home.
Cotoneaster is often found in the mountains of southwestern China and the Himalayas. You can usually spot it out in nature and enjoy its wild presence, berries, and flowers that it shows! Also, know that they need full sun or partial shade, and thrive in fertile soils.
30. Cranesbill Geranium
Cranesbill Geranium will bloom and blossom in the spring or fall season. They are a popular flower due to the scent and light aroma that they present. This is a long-living perennial, growth is slow in the first couple of years, so give it time when planting it in the first place.
31. Creeping Phlox
Ever heard of Creeping Phlox before? This is actually a low-growing, mat-forming plant that is often seen spreading like a ground cover. It is a flower native to North America. You can expect it to bloom in the late spring or sometimes early in the summer. Give it just enough shade and make sure that you have patience for its full glory.
This is a vibrant and dramatic little flower, wouldn’t you agree? It is an endemic species in Madagascar. In most climates, crocosmia is perennial and the plants will return to bloom again year after year. Extremely showy and exotic-looking, it will take 8 weeks for it to blossom.
33. Crocus Flower
Crocuses are native to the Alps, southern Europe, and the Mediterranean area. You can easily find it in mountains and expect to see the beauty of this flower in the fall. It will grow up to 3 inches and will look so flawless when combined in this lilac and orange color combo.
34. Crown Imperial
Resembling a lot to an actual crown, hence the name! If you truly wish to spice up your garden and its appearance, you’re going to enjoy this beauty! You can find this flower all over Turkey, or simply plant it in your garden with the right touch of sun and shade!
35. Cuckoo Flower
This floral beauty is native to Europe and Western Asia. Each flower has 4 petals. As time goes by the Lady’s smock can reach up to 50 cm in height. You can mostly see it in May all over the grounds. Such an unusual name, but you will definitely remember it!
36. Cyclamen Flower
Cyclamen comes in 23 different species that one can enjoy and plant in a garden. They tolerate sun or partial shade but need protection from the hot sun in the afternoons. You will enjoy their strong scent and endless beauty in a bouquet form or in your garden.
Want To Plant A New Flower?
Are you ready to enjoy and plant any of these cool flowers? Which one you can’t wait to have or gift to someone? All of these are gorgeous flowers and cute kinds that you’re going to enjoy having in your home or your apartment/flat.