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Different Flower Names in Italian 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 Italian language. This information will be helpful for international travelers who are planning to go on a trip to an Italian-speaking region. The Italian names have been written alongside their English translations to help English readers learn them.

Different flower names in Italian and English

English Name for FlowerItalian Name for Flower

Rose

Rosa

Sunflower

Girasol

Night-Blooming Jasmine

Gelsomino Notturno

Jasmine

Gelsomino

Marigold

Calendula

Lily

Giglio

Daffodil

Narciso

Daisy

Margherita

Primrose

Primula

Dandelion

Dante de Leone

Campion

Campion

Peony

Pionia

Saffron

Zafferano

Poppy

Papavero

Buttercup

Renuncolo

The word flower translates to fiore in the Italian language.

Rose

The name for rose in Italian is rosa.

Sunflower

The sunflower is called girasol in Italian.

Night-blooming Jasmine

The name for night-blooming jasmine in Italian is gelsomino notturno.

Jasmine

The Italian name for the jasmine flower is gelsomino.

Marigold

Marigold is called calendula in Italian.

Lily

The name for lily in Italian is lis.

Daffodil

The Italian name for daffodil flower is narciso.

Daisy

The Italian name for daisy is marguerite.

Primrose

The name for primrose in Italian is primula.

Dandelion

Dandelion is called dante de leone in Italian.

Campion

The name for campion in Italian is campion.

Peony

The name for peony in Italian is pionia.

Saffron

The Italian name for the saffron flower is zafferano.

Poppy

The poppy flower is called coquelicot in Italian.

Tulip

The Italian name for tulip is tulipano.

Buttercup

The name for the buttercup flower in Italian is renuncolo.

It's quiz time now!

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

  1. What is the Italian name for the primrose flower?
    • Primula
    • Dante de leone
  2. What would you call a saffron flower in Italian language?
    • Zafferano
    • Papavero
  3. The Italian name for marigold is calendula.
    • True
    • False
  4. Lily is called............ in Italian.
    • Giglio
    • Narciso
  5. The Italian name for rose is..............(fill in the blanks)
    • Rosa
    • Renuncolo

Answer Key

  1. Primula
  2. Zafferano
  3. True
  4. Giglio
  5. Rosa

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