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Different Flower Names in French for English Readers

I live in India, and I speak Hindi, Punjabi and English very well. I like to learn other languages too.

Flowers are an important part of everyday human life. We use them for many purposes. In this article, we will discuss the names of different flowers in the French language. This information will be helpful for international travellers who are planning to go on a trip to a French-speaking region. The French names have been written alongside their English translations to help English readers learn them.

S.No.English Name For FlowerFrench Name For Flower

1

Rose

La rose

2

Sunflower

Tournesol

3

Night-blooming jasmine

Floraison de jasmin de nuit

4

Jasmine

Jasmin

5

Marigold

Souci

6

Lily

Lis

7

Daffodil

Jonquille

8

Daisy

Marguerite

9

Primrose

Primevere

10

Dandelion

Pissenlit

11

Campion

Lychnis

12

Peony

Pivione

13

Saffron

Safran

14

Poppy

Coquelicot

15

Buttercup

Renoncule

The word for "flower" in the French language is "fleur."

Rose

The name for the rose in French is la rose.

Rose|La rose

Rose|La rose

Sunflower

The sunflower is called tournesol in French.

Sunflower|Tournesol

Sunflower|Tournesol

Night-blooming jasmine

The name for the night-blooming jasmine in French is Floraison de jasmin de nuit.

Night-blooming jasmine|Floraison de jasmin nuit

Night-blooming jasmine|Floraison de jasmin nuit

Jasmine

The French name for the jasmine flower is jasmin.

Jasmine|Jasmin

Jasmine|Jasmin

Marigold

The marigold is called souci in French.

Marigold|Souci

Marigold|Souci

Lily

The name for the lily in French is lis.

Lily|Lis

Lily|Lis

Daffodil

The French name for the daffodil flower is jonquille.

Daffodil|Jonquille

Daffodil|Jonquille

Daisy

The French name for the daisy is marguerite.

Daisy|Marguerite

Daisy|Marguerite

Primrose

The name for the primrose in French is primevere.

Primrose|Primevere

Primrose|Primevere

Dandelion

The dandelion is called pissenlit in French.

Dandelion|Pissenlit

Dandelion|Pissenlit

Campion

The name for the campion in French is lychnis.

Campion|Lychnis

Campion|Lychnis

Peony

The name for the peony in French is pivione.

Peony|Pivione

Peony|Pivione

Saffron

The French name for the saffron flower is safran.

Saffron|Safran

Saffron|Safran

Poppy

The poppy flower is called coquelicot in French.

Poppy|Coquelicot

Poppy|Coquelicot

Tulip

The French name for the tulip is tulipe.

Tulip|Tulipe

Tulip|Tulipe

Buttercup

The name for the buttercup flower in French is renocule.

Buttercup|Renocule

Buttercup|Renocule

It's quiz time now!

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. What would you call a daffodil flower in the French language?
    • Coquelicot
    • Jonquille
  2. What is the French name for the campion?
    • Lychnis
    • Pivione
  3. What is the name for peony in French language?
    • Pivione
    • Primevere
  4. The daisy is called Marguerite in French.
    • True
    • False
  5. The French name for the lily is lis.
    • True
    • False
  6. The French name for the marigold is............(fill in the blanks)
    • Souci
    • Tournesol
  7. The buttercup is called.................. in French.
    • Renocule
    • Tulipe

Answer Key

  1. Jonquille
  2. Lychnis
  3. Pivione
  4. True
  5. True
  6. Souci
  7. Renocule

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2020 Sourav Rana

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