Flower Seasons & Colour Guide

Flower Seasons and Colour Guide

A Guide to Australian Flower seasons, pictures and colours of each bloom exclusively designed for Academy of Floral Art.
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AGAPANTHUS
Botanical name:Agapanthus, African lily.(Liliaceae.fam)
Colours:

Lilac, purple, white

Season availability:

Nov-feb

 

ALLIUM
Botanical name:Allium (Liliaceae.fam)
Colours:

Lilac, white, purple,
Rose pink.

Season availability:

Oct-Jan

 

ALSTROMERIA
Botanical name:Alstromeria, Peruvian lily
Colours:
two-toned
White, pink, green, red, yellow, orange

Season availability:

All year

 

AMARANTHUS
Botanical name:Amaranthus, love-lies bleeding (molten torch)
Colours:

Green, red

Season availability:

Jan -April

 

ANTHURIUM
Botanical name:Anthurium (Araceae.fam)
Colours:

White, salmon, pink, lime green, red, pink/green,

Season availability:

All year

 

ARTICHOKE
Botanical name:Articoke, globe (Asteraceae.fam)
Colours:

Purple flower

Season availability:

Jan-dec

 

ASIATIC LILY
Botanical name:Asiatic lily (Liliaceae.fam)
Colours:

White, pink, orange, yellow, red, coral

Season availability:

All year

 

ARUM LILY
Botanical name:Arum lily (Araceae.fam)
Colours:

white

Season availability:

May, Aug-Nov

 

APPLE BLOSSOM
Botanical name:Apple blossom (Rosaceae.fam)
Colours:

White, pink

Season availability:

May-Sept

 

AMARYLLIS LILY
Botanical name:Amaryllis, belladonna lily, naked ladies
Colours:

pink, red

Season availability:

Sept-Nov

 

ANEMONE
Botanical name:Anemone (Ranunculaceae.fam)
Colours:

White, pink, purple, red

Season availability:

Sept- Nov

 

BOUVARDIA
Botanical name:Bouvardia (Rubiaceae.fam)
Colours:

Red, white, pink

Season availability:

Nov -Jul

 

BIRD OF PARADISE
Botanical name:Bird of Paradise (Stelitzia reginae)
Colours:

Orange/ purple

Season availability:

Feb-Oct

 

BANKSIA
Botanical name:Banksia (Proteaceae.fam)
Colours:

Green, Red, yellow, orange, Brown, silver

Season availability:

All year

 

BLUSHING BRIDE
Botanical name:Blushing Bride
Colours:

White/soft pink

Season availability:

July-Sept

 

CALLA LILY
Botanical name:Calla lily (Zantedeschia species)
Colours:

Purple, pink, red, orange, yellow

Season availability:
:
Oct-Jan

 

CELOSIA
Botanical name:Celosia (Amaranthaceae.fam)
Colours:

Red, orange, yellow

Season availability:

Jan-Feb, May-June

 

CHRYSANTHEMUM
Botanical name:Chrysanthemum (Asteraceae.fam)
Colours:

Pink, white, red, green,yellow, lilac, orange

Season availability:

All year

 

COCKSCOMB
Botanical name:Cockscomb,Celosia (Amaranthaceae.fam)
Colours:

Red, yellow, orange

Season availability:

Jan-May

 

CRAB APPLE
Botanical name:Crab apple, malusBlossom.

Colours:

pink, white

Season availability:

Dec- Jan

 

CORDIFOLIUM
Botanical name:Pin cushion, cordifolium leucospermum (Proteaceae.fam)
Colours:
Red, orange, yellow

Season availability:

Feb, Aug-Dec

 

CATTLEYA ORCHID
Botanical name:Cattleya (Orchidaceae.fam)
Colours:

Red, hot pink, pink, white, purple, yellow

Season availability:

Autumn

 

CYMBIDIUMORCHID
Botanical name:Cymbidium (Orchidaceae.fam)
Colours:

Pink, orange, red, yellow, green, white

Season availability:

Autumn- Winter

 

CYCLAMEN
Botanical name:Cyclamen (Primulaceae.fam)
Colours:

Hot pink, pale pink, white

Season availability:

Winter- Spring

 

DAHLIA
Botanical name:Dahlia (Asteraceae.fam)
Colours:

Red, deep red, yellow, white, pink, peach

Season availability:

Nov-May

 

DAISY
Botanical name:Daisy, Chrysanthemum(Asteraceae.fam)

Colours:

Yellow/white

Season availability:

All year

 

DELPHINIUM
Botanical name:Delphinium (Ranunculaceae.fam)
Colours:

Blue, white, purple

Season availability:

All year

 

DAFFODIL
Botanical name:Daffodil, Narcissus
Colours:

yellow

Season availability:

Jun-Sept

 

FORGET-ME-NOT
Botanical name:Forget-me-not, Myosotis
Colours:

Blue

Season availability:

Jan, Jul-Sept

 

FREESIA
Botanical name:Freesia (Iridaceae.fam)
Colours:

White, pink, red, lemon, mauve, purple, yellow,

Season availability:

Jan-Oct

 

FRANGIPANI
Botanical name:Frangipani
Colours:

White/yellow, pink/orange

Season availability:

Summer

 

FLANNELFLOWER
Botanical name:Flannel flower(Actinotus helianthi)

Colours:

white

Season availability:

 

GLORIOSALILY
Botanical name:Gloriosa lily (Liliaceae.fam)
Colours:

Red/yellow

Season availability:
Summer

 

GARDENIA
Botanical name:Gardenia (Rubraceae.fam)
Colours:

white

Season availability:

Jan, Jun-Aug

 

GERBERA
Botanical name:Gerbera (Asteraceae.fam)
Colours:
White, pink, hot pink, orange, yellow, lemon, red

Season availability:

All year

 

GLADIOLUS
Botanical name:Gladiolus (Iridaceae.fam)
Colours:
White, purple, green, pink, yellow,red orange, liliac, lemon,

Season availability:

All year

 

GINGER COMB
Botanical name:Ginger flower &ginger comb
(Zingiberaceae.fam)

Colours:

Red, yellow, orange

Season availability:

Summer

 

GERALDTON WAX
Botanical name:Geralton wax (Chamelaucium)
Colours:

Pale pink, hot pink,white, red

Season availability:

May-oct

 

GLOXINIA
Botanical name:Gloxinia (Gesneriaceae.fam)
Colours:

Pink, purple

Season availability:

Summer

 

GREVILLEA
Botanical name:Grevillea (Proteaceae.fam)
Colours:

Red, green, white, pink, yellow, orange

Season availability:

Jan, Oct

 

GODDESSLILY
Botanical name:Goddess lily (Zantedeschia species)
Colours:

green

Season availability:

May-oct

 

GYMEA LILY
Botanical name:Gymea lily (Dianthus species)
Colours:

Red

Season availability:

Jul, Sept-Feb

 

HELICONIA
Botanical name:Heliconia, lobster claw, parrot beak,(Musaceae.fam)

Colours:

Red, orange, yellow

Season availability:

All year

 

HELLEBORUS
Botanical name:Helleborus (Ranunculaceae.fam)
Colours:

Red/purple, green, white spotted crimson

Season availability:

Aug-Jan

 

HYDRANGEA
Botanical name:Hydrangea (Hydrangeaceae.fam)
Colours:

Green, pink, purple, blue

Season availability:

Nov-April

 

HYACINTHS
Botanical name:Hyacinth (Liliaceae.fam)
Colours:

White, pink, hot pink, purple, lilac

Season availability:

April-Oct

 

IRIS
Botanical name:Iris (Iridaceae.fam)
Colours:

Purple, white, yellow

Season availability:

All year

 

JASMINE
Botanical name:Jasmine (Oleaceae.fam)
Colours:

White /pink

Season availability:

All year

 

JONQUIL
Botanical name:Jonquil(Narcissus species)

Colours:

White, lemon

Season availability:

Jun-Sept

 

KANGAROO PAW
Botanical name:Kangaroo paw (Anigosanthos species)
Colours:

pink, green, red, red/green, yellow, orange

Season availability:

All year

 

LARKSPUR
Botanical name:Larkspur(Consolda species)

Colours:

Pink, white, purple, lilac

Season availability:

Oct-Feb

 

LAVENDER
Botanical name:Lavender(Lavandula)

Colours:

purple

Season availability:

All year

 

LEUCADENDRON
Botanical name:Leucadendron (Proteaceae.fam)
Colours:

Green, red, yellow

Season availability:

All year

 

LISIANTHUS
Botanical name:Lisianthus(Eustoma species)

Colours:

White, soft pink, purple
Lilac, white with purple tip

Season availability:

All year

 

LOVE IN THE MIST
Botanical name:Love in the mist (Nigella species)
Colours:

blue

Season availability:

Jan, Jul-Sept

 

LOTUS FLOWER & PODS
Botanical name:Lotus flower, lotus pods
Colours:

Green pods
Pink & white flower

Season availability:

Pods all year

 

LILAC
Botanical name:Lilac(Syringa vulgaris)

Colours:

Purple, lilac

Season availability:

October

 

LILY OF THE VALLEY
Botanical name:Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis)
Colours:

white

Season availability:

October

 

MILLER LEAVES
Botanical name:Dusty Miller, Cineraria leaves.
Colours:

Silver

Season availability:

All year

 

MINIATURE ROSE
Botanical name:Miniture rose(Rosa hybrida)

Colours:
white, lilac,red, orange, peach, cream, yellow, lemon, soft pink, hot pink

Season availability:

Jul-March

 

MINI GERBERA
Botanical name:Mini Gerbera(Gerbera jamesonii)

Colours:
white, red, orange, peach, cream, yellow, lemon, soft pink, hot pink, candy

Season availability:

All year

 

NOVEMBER LILY
Botanical name:November lily(lilium species)

Colours:

White, new white with touch of pink

Season availability:

All year

 

NERINE
Botanical name:Nerine(Nerine curvifolia)

Colours:

Hot pink

Season availability:

March-May

 

ORIENTAL LILY
Botanical name:Oriental lily(Lilium species)

Colours:

White, soft pink, white/ hot pink

Season availability:

All year

 

PHALAENOPSISORCHID
Botanical name:Phalaenopsis Orchid
Colours:

White, soft pink, pink

Season availability:

Spring

 

PITCHER
Botanical name:Pitcher plant
Colours:

Green, green with touch of purple

Season availability:

All year

 

PEACE LILY
Botanical name:Peace lily(Spathiphyllum)

Colours:

white

Season availability:

All year

 

PROTEA
Botanical name:Pink mink, white mink, pink ice, king, queen, princess, honey, mini protea (Protea species)
Colours:

Pink, white, green, honey-brown

Season availability:

Jan-june

 

POMEGRANATE
Botanical name:Pomegranate
Colours:

Red ripe, green

Season availability:

Winter, Autumn

 

POPPY
Botanical name:Poppy(Papaver species)

Colours:

Red, orange, yellow, pink, white

Season availability:

Jun-Sept

 

PEONY ROSE
Botanical name:Peony rose (Paeonia)
Colours:

White, hot pink, soft pink

Season availability:

Oct-Nov

 

POINSETTIA
Botanical name:Poinsetta( Euphorbia species)

Colours:

red

Season availability:

Summer

 

PUSSY WILLOW
Botanical name:Pussy Willow(Salix caprea)

Colours:

Brown/white

Season availability:

Jan- Mar, June- July

 

QUEEN ANNE’SLACE
Botanical name:Queen annes lace(Gilia capitata)

Colours:

white

Season availability:

Oct- Jan

 

RED HOT POKERS
Botanical name:Red hot pokers(Kniphofia)

Colours:

Red, orange

Season availability:

Jan- jun

 

ROSES
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Botanical name:Rose (Rosa hybrida)
Colours:
white, lilac,red, orange, peach, cream, yellow, lemon, soft pink, hot pink, varieties of two-toned colours and more.

Season availability:

Rose:All year
Imports in Winter
David Austin: Oct-May

 

REFLIXUM
Botanical name:Reflixum(Leucospermunm)

Colours:

Green, yellow

Season availability:

May- Sept

 

RHODODENDRON
Botanical name:Rhododendron
Colours:

Pale pink,white, hot pink

Season availability:

Jun-Oct

 

RANUNCULUS
Botanical name:Ranunculus
Colours:

White, soft pink, hot pink, orange, red, yellow

Season availability:

Spring

 

SIAM TULIP
Botanical name:Siam tulip
Colours:

White/lime green, soft pink, hot pink

Season availability:

Jan-Feb, April

 

STEPHANOTIS
Botanical name:Stepanotis(Stephanotis species)

Colours:

white

Season availability:

Dec- Feb

 

SILVAN RED
Botanical name:Silvan reds(Leucadendron species)

Colours:

red

Season availability:

All year

 

SINGAPORE ORCHID
Botanical name:Singapore orchid (Dendrobium species)
Colours:

White, green, liliac/white, pink

Season availability:

All year

 

STATICE
Botanical name:Statice(Limonium species)

Colours:

White, purple, pink

Season availability:

All year

 

SUNFLOWER
Botanical name:Sunflower(Helianthus species)

Colours:

yellow

Season availability:

All year

 

SNAPDRAGON
Botanical name:Snapdragon(Antirrhinum)

Colours:
most common
Pink, purple

Season availability:

Nov-Sept

 

SOLIDASTER
Botanical name:Solidaster(solidaster species)

Colours:

yellow

Season availability:

All year

 

SWEET PEA
Botanical name:Sweet pea (Lathyrus odoratus)
Colours:

white, soft pink, hot pink, purple, lilac

Season availability:

June -Jan

 

STOCK
Botanical name:Stock(Mattiola incana)

Colours:

White, purple, pink

Season availability:

March-Nov

 

TIGER LILY
Botanical name:Tiger lily, Asiatic lily(Lilium species)
Colours: white, pink, orange, yellow, peach, red

Season availability:

All year

 

TUBEROSE
Botanical name:Tuberose(Polianthes tuberose)

Colours:

white with pink buds

Season availability:

Dec-feb, aug-sept

 

TULIP
Botanical name:Tulip, parrot tulip(tulipa species)
Colours: white, green, red, pink, purple, orange, yellow & more.

Season availability:

Feb-nov

 

TORTURED WILLOW
Botanical name:Tortured willow, twisted willow(Salix species)

Colours:

Green when fresh

Season availability:

All year

 

VANDA ORCHID
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Botanical name:Vanda orchidColours: hot pink,red orange, purple, yellow

Season availability:

All year

 

VIOLET
Botanical name:Violet(Viola species)

Colours:

Purple, white, pink

Season availability:

All year

 

WATER LILY
Botanical name:Water lily(Nymphaea)

Colours:

pink, yellow, lilac, purple

Season availability:

Oct- March

 

WARATAH
Botanical name:Waratah(Telopea speciosissima)
Colours:

red

Season availability:

Jul- Sept