The Flowers That Start With L: 8 Of The Most Breathtaking

Taking Your Breath Away

While winter may represent sleep, spring is definitely for awakening and rebirth as temperatures rise and flora and fauna begin to wake from the deep slumber. Most noteworthy though are the flowers that start with L which enchant you with their blooms, not just in spring but also during the other seasons! Having a variety of these multi-season blooming plants will make sure you always have colorful blooms year-round!


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1. Larkspur

  • Botanical name: Consolida ajacis
  • Plant Class: Annual
  • Bloom time: Spring and summer

The undemanding indigoes of the larkspur may be reminiscent of the delphinium. The larkspur, however, is an annual plant as opposed to the perennial delphinium.

This lovely summer and spring blooms look best in clusters as they flower colorful shades of blue.

The lovely larkspur represents deep affection, attachment and the joy brought by sweet laughter.


2. Lavender

  • Botanical name: Lavandula Multifida
  • Plant Class: Perennial
  • Bloom time: Summer to early fall

Famous for its namesake blooms and soothing fragrance, lavender blossoms are also popular for their healing properties and many culinary applications. That is, aside from their natural yet exotic beauty.

The multi-faceted lavender evokes the ideas of grace, purity, healing, and serenity.


3. Lilac

  • Botanical name: Syringa vulgaris
  • Plant Class: Perennial
  • Bloom time: Spring and summer

Attract butterflies as well as people with the Lilac’s sweet fragrance emanating from deeply colored blooms. These lovely flowering plants are undemanding and low maintenance, allowing you to tend your other flowers that start with L!

When the expression “love is in the air,” they may have been thinking of the Lilac’s endearing smell. Rightly so, as the plant’s blooms represent innocence, and first loves.


4. Lily

  • Botanical name: Lilium
  • Plant Class: Perennial
  • Bloom time: Spring to Fall

The big beautiful blooms of lilies come in the fiery colors of orange, yellow, pink and white. In addition to looking awesome when cut, this flowering plant is very easy to grow and will give you majestic blooms from the start of spring until late fall!

The lily’s majesty and elegance earns it the qualities of youthful strength and beauty, royalty, fertility, and passion


5. Lily of the Valley

  • Botanical name: Convallaria majalis
  • Plant Class: Herbaceous perennial
  • Bloom time: Late spring

It’s interesting to note that the Lily of the Valley are not lilies at all but are from the same family as asparagus. However, don’t let their delicate blooms and sweet odor fool you, the convallaria blooms can be profoundly poisonous so make sure always to use gloves when handling them.

The small white blooms of the Lily of the Valley symbolize purity, and true love despite adversity.


6. Lisianthus

  • Botanical name: Eustoma grandiflorum
  • Plant Class: Annual
  • Bloom time: Summer to fall

The Lisianthus is famous for its glorious and magnificent blooms of blue, white, and pink. These elegance flowers will keep in a vase for up to 3 weeks!

This beautiful bouquet flower is aptly symbolical of charisma, and deep bonds of love.


7. Lotus

  • Botanical name: Nelumbo nuciferaPlant
  • Plant Class: Perennial
  • Bloom time: Summer to early fall

The magnificent blooms of the Lotus are sacred in many cultures, and history steeps it in mythology and folklore. With utmost respect, people refer to this plant as the sacred lotus, as it symbolizes enlightenment, purity, holiness, and faith.


8. Lupine

  • Botanical name: Lupinus polyphyllus
  • Plant Class: Perennials and annuals
  • Bloom time: Early to mid-summer

The quaint blooms of the Lupine grow like wings on stiff inflorescences. Also, the Lupine’s unique petals bloom in shades of purple, pink, blue, and yellow. Planting a Lupine to your garden will undoubtedly add a one-of-a-kind look that is sure to catch attention.

​The exciting spike of petals of the Lupine plant symbolizes elation, joy, and merriment.


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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