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

Flower Names in Dutch and English

English Name for FlowerDutch Name for Flower

Rose

Roos

Sunflower

Zennebloem

Night-Blooming Jasmine

Nachtbloeiende Jasmijn

Jasmine

Jasmijn

Marigold

Goudsbloem

Lily

Lelie

Daffodil

Gele Narcis

Daisy

Madeliefje

Primrose

Sleutelbloem

Dandelion

Paardebloem

Campion

Campion

Peony

Pioen

Saffron

Safraan

Poppy

Papaver

Tulip

Tulp

Rose

The name for rose in Dutch is roos.

Sunflower

Sunflower is called zennebloem in Dutch.

Night-Blooming Jasmine

The name for night-blooming jasmine in Dutch is nachtbloeiende jasmijn.

Jasmine

The Dutch name for the jasmine flower is jasmijn.

Marigold

Marigold is called goudsbloem in Dutch.

Lily

The name for lily in Dutch is lelie.

Daffodil

The Dutch name for the daffodil flower is gele narcis.

Daisy

The Dutch name for daisy is madeliefje.

Primrose

The name for primrose in Dutch is sleutelbloem.

Dandelion

Dandelion is called paardebloem in Dutch.

Campion

The name for campion in Dutch is campion.

Peony

The name for peony in Dutch is pioen.

Saffron

The Dutch name for the saffron flower is safraan.

Poppy

The poppy flower is called papaver in Dutch.

Tulip

The Dutch name for tulip is tulp.

It's quiz time now!

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

  1. What is the Dutch name for the saffron flower?
    • Safraan
    • Tulp
  2. What would you call a daffodil in the Dutch language?
    • Pioen
    • Gele narcis
  3. Rose is called roos in Dutch.
    • True
    • False
  4. The Dutch name for dandelion is paardebloem.
    • True
    • False
  5. The Dutch name for the marigold flower is.............
    • Goudsbloem
    • Lelie

Answer Key

  1. Safraan
  2. Gele narcis
  3. True
  4. True
  5. Goudsbloem

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