6 Of The Most Enchanting Flowers That Start With G

Under their Spell

Whether it’s indoors, for gardens, as gifts, even decorations, or wedding bouquets, flowers enchant all who look upon them. They undoubtedly, bring to these moments more than just their lovely colors and sweet fragrances. Because, the right blooms carry with them loveliness, grace, and something ethereal that words might never be able to capture fully. Many of the flowers that start with G are no exception to this amazing phenomenon.

Why not make this six flowers that start with G part of your next special event? Their delicate beauty will surely lift up the spirit.


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6 Enchanting Flowers


1. Gardenia

  • Botanical name: Gardenia jasminoides
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Bloom time: Summer

The Gardenia is named after the American naturalist, Dr. Alexander Garden by renowned botanist Carl Linnaeus. This lovely plant with its evergreen foliage and fragrant flowers may be finicky and demanding at times. However, when the regale you with how vibrant and exquisite they are, you’ll surely come under their spell.

Gardenias, especially the white gardenia jasminoides, are symbols of purity and love. Hence, they are a favorite for weddings and anniversaries.


2. Geranium

  • Botanical name: Pelargonium hortorum
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Bloom time: Spring

It’s wonderful to think there are over 400 different Geranium varieties found all over the world. These varieties range in shape and color – most striking of which are the two-toned cultivars. With their typically showy blooms, these plants are perfect for those spots in your home or garden that need a splash of color!

The geranium flower can signify friendship, positive emotions, and good health to its receiver.


3. Gerbera

  • Botanical name: Gerbera
  • Plant Type: Annuals and Perennial
  • Bloom time: year-round

Gerbera’s are one of the most used flowers in the world, fifth in fact. For good reason as they are bright and bold flowering plants that seem to mirror that sun itself, especially the yellow varieties. Also, if you look at a gerbera boom, you do not just see one flower with many petals. Notably, Gerbera flower heads are made up of big clusters of different flowers!

Gerbera’s very strongly represent positivity and the beauty, or more appropriately, thesunshine of life. Also, it carries with it the idea of supreme happiness and completely falling in love.


4. Gladiolus

  • Botanical name: Gladiolus
  • Plant Type: Tender Perennial
  • Bloom time: Late spring to midsummer

Gladiolus plants bloom in spectacular fashion in their tall spikes of colorful flowers, earning the gladiolus the names “sword flowers” or “sword lilies.” The name is entirely appropriate as the word gladiolus comes from “gladius,” which was the swords used by ancient warriors.

According to legend, The long spire of the gladiolus pierces the hearts of those who fall in love, connecting this enchanting plant to love and deep passion


5. Gentiana

  • Botanical name: Gentiana
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Bloom time: Midsummer

Humans have been using Gentians since time immemorial, often as topical and ingested remedies. Interestingly, these plants are still important, today, for beverages and herbal medicine. Also noteworthy,too, is the plant’s trumpet-shaped blooms, usually in deep colors of blue.

The Gentian flower’s azure colors symbolize solitude, loneliness, and melancholy.


6. Globe Flower

  • Botanical name: Trolliuseuropaeus
  • Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennial
  • Bloom time: Early spring to late summer

The globe flower’s large golden-yellow ball-shaped flowers are an adorable sight. They are exceptionally beautiful when you grow them in clumps and eventually bloom en masse. These hardy plants require little maintenance but lots of water. However, proper care will give you bright yellow globes that will bring a smile to your face or to those who receive these blooms.

There’s no doubt then that globe flowers represent cheerfulness and jubilation, no matter what we’re going through in life.


Hoang Quang

Hello! I’m Quang Hoang and Grow Gardener is my little nook for all the adventures, and occasional misadventures, on my journey in gardening! As I continue to awaken life in little seeds and struggle to keep flora alive, I’ll be here sharing with all of you what I’ve learned! Join me in my little garden, and let’s grow together.

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