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French Flower Names

French Flower Names

What are names of flowers in French?

French flower names are: un azalée (azalea), un aster (aster), un bégonia (begonia), un azalée (azalea), un bleuet (cornflower), une capucine (nasturtium), un coquelicot (wild poppy), un chrysanthème (chrysanthemum). The following is a list of over 50 words for French flowers.

Image of flowers
  • l’aconit (m) monkshood
  • l’acore (f) sweet flag
  • l’ancolie columbine
  • l’anémone (f) windflower
  • l’asclépiade (f) milkweed
  • l’aster (m) aster
  • l’iris (m) iris
  • l’œillet (m) carnation
  • l’orchidée (f) orchid
  • l’orpin (m) stonecrop
  • la azalée (f) azalea
  • la calla calla
  • la campanule bellflower
  • la consoude (f) comfrey
  • la dauphinelle, le pied-d’alouette delphinium
  • la digitale foxglove
  • la gentiane gentian
  • la gypsophile baby’s breath
  • la jonquille daffodil
  • la lavande lavender
  • la marguerite daisy
  • la mauve mallow
  • la molène mullein
  • la pervenche periwinkle
  • la pivoine peony
  • la primevère primrose
  • la renoncule ranunculus
  • la rose rose
  • la rose trémière, passerose hollyhock
  • la sauge sage
  • la tulipe tulip
  • la véronique speedwell
  • la violette violet
  • la zinnia zinnia
  • le bégonia begonia
  • le bleuet, la centaurée bleue cornflower
  • le bouton d’or, la renoncule des champs buttercup
  • le chrysanthème chrysanthemum
  • le crocus crocus
  • le cyclamen cyclamen
  • le dahlia dahlia
  • le freesia freesia
  • le gaïeul gladiolus
  • le gardénia gardenia
  • le géranium geranium
  • le glaïeul gladiolus
  • le lys lily
  • le muflier snapdragon
  • le pavot, le coquelicot poppy
  • le pétunia petunia
  • le souci marigold
  • le tournesol sunflower

French flower vocabulary

  • aller chez le/la fleuriste to go to the florist’s shop
  • la botanique botany
  • un parterre de fleurs flower bed
  • un(e) fleuriste florist
  • une botte de fleurs bouquet of flowers
  • une fleur fanée wilted flower
  • une fleure sauvage wildflower
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