flower is a popular, colorful, and fun option if you are looking for something to draw or color. To make it a little easier, there are also flower coloring pages for both young and old. There are many flowers to choose from, so we have created a list of printable flower coloring pages for you.
Table of Contents
- 1 Flower Coloring Pages
- 1.1 Calla Lily Flower Coloring Pages
- 1.2 Cherry Blossom Flower Coloring Pages
- 1.3 Daffodil Flower Coloring Pages
- 1.4 Daisy Flower Coloring Pages
- 1.5 Dandelion Flower Coloring Pages
- 1.6 Hibiscus Flower Coloring Pages
- 1.7 Hydrangea Flower Coloring Pages
- 1.8 Lily Flower Coloring Pages
- 1.9 Lotus Flower Coloring Pages
- 1.10 Magnolia Flower Coloring Pages
- 1.11 Orchid Flower Coloring Pages
- 1.12 Peony Flower Coloring Pages
- 1.13 Poppy Flower Coloring Pages
- 1.14 Sunflower Coloring Pages
- 1.15 Tulip Flower Coloring Pages
- 2 Frequently Asked Questions
Flower Coloring Pages
Printable flower coloring pages can be an enjoyable craft activity that can be done all year round. However, if you are looking for an educational, springtime activity, then finding flowers to color is a great idea. Adults can have just as much fun coloring, and it can provide a way to de-stress from a hectic world.
Flower coloring sheets are also the perfect way to keep the kids busy on a rainy day. We have included some interesting facts about each flower, so you can make the printable flower coloring pages into a fun learning experience as well. Take a look at our collection of flowers to color and if you wish to make it more challenging, why not try some of our how-to-draw flower tutorials.
Calla Lily Flower Coloring Pages
First on the list of flower coloring pages is the calla lily, which is not considered a true lily. The flower is often depicted as white, however, there are other colors including lavender, purple, green, orange, light blue, pink, and yellow. So, you do not have to stick to the more traditional white version when coloring this flower.
The name originates from the Greek word calla, and it means beautiful.
The flower is originally from South Africa and is seen as a symbol of both life and death. The flower is a symbol for the sixth wedding anniversary, but it is also a popular flower at funerals. Calla lilies are one of the easier flowers to draw and make great flower coloring pages for kids.
Cherry Blossom Flower Coloring Pages
Cherry blossoms are the epitome of spring and are beautiful when in full bloom, especially in Japan. The beautiful blossoms are a symbol of hope and renewal and are known as Sakura in Japanese. In the early 20th century, Japan sent some cherry blossom trees to the United States as a gift of goodwill.
The most common cherry blossom trees have flowers that vary between white and pink. However, other species produce green or yellow flowers. There are about 335 species within the Prunus genus, including cherry trees, however, some also produce peaches, almonds, or plums.
Cherry blossoms can make some amazing flower coloring pages for adults.
Daffodil Flower Coloring Pages
There are about 200 species of daffodil, but most of us are familiar with the beautiful bright yellow flower that marks the beginning of springtime in many areas around the world. The flower is also known as narcissus, after a Greek myth.
The daffodil is the official flower for those celebrating their tenth wedding anniversary.
The daffodil flower is a symbol of new beginnings as well as friendships and represents the Chinese New Year. The flower also means hope in France, and in Japan, it is a sign of joy. The lovely flower has also become the national emblem for Wales. These printable flower coloring pages should make a playful and fun craft activity.
Daisy Flower Coloring Pages
The daisy is maybe one of the most common flowers, and you can most probably find them in most gardens and open fields. The cheerful flower is quite hardy and easy to grow, the white petals and the yellow middle is the most well-known part of the daisy. However, there are many colors available in nature, the only color not found being blue.
The flower name comes from Old English and the words Daes eage, which roughly means “day’s eye”. The name comes from how they open when the sun falls on them in the morning, like your eye that opens in a similar fashion when the sun rises.
The daisy is also associated with friendship, cheerfulness, purity, and love.
The daisy flower is often used as a garnish in soups and salads, and if eaten can provide a good dose of vitamins. Daisies have also been used medicinally and can be made into tea, which produces a delicate lemony flavor. Print out our flower coloring sheets for this remarkable flower.
Dandelion Flower Coloring Pages
Ever made a wish then blow the seeds off the stem of a dandelion? Dandelions can be a whimsical and interesting plant to draw and color. The dandelion is considered a weed by some, but it is a fascinating plant that can also be used as an herb. The fluffy seeds can travel as far as five miles away if the wind is blowing.
The dandelion represents common celestial bodies like the moon, stars, and the sun.
The flower represents the sun, while the white seed ball is the moon, and when the seeds are dispersed, they are the stars. The whole plant from the roots to the leaves and flowers can be used in food and has been used as medicine for many years. The plant has even been used as a dye. Try out these amazing printable flower coloring pages for dandelions.
Hibiscus Flower Coloring Pages
Hibiscus flowers are large and trumpet-shaped, with a long pistil or pollen tube that sticks out. The flowers have five or maybe more petals that come in a variety of colors from pink, red and purple, to blue, orange, yellow, and white. The flower and flower buds are edible and are a good source of vitamin C. These are used in a variety of dishes including salads, soups, chutneys, and jams.
The dried flowers also make a popular hibiscus herbal tea.
A particular Chinese hibiscus is the flower emblem for Malaysia and Haiti. Another interesting detail about hibiscus flowers is that they can be used to rub onto leather shoes to bring out the natural shine. This is where its common name originated from and means shoe plant in India. The hibiscus can make amazing flower coloring pages for adults.
Hydrangea Flower Coloring Pages
You can find over 75 hydrangea species, all of which are quite popular and can be found in many gardens throughout the world. The nature of the ground they are planted in will determine what colors they become. The various colors include purple, pink, blue, and white.
The plant contains extremely small amounts of cyanide, so it is not a good idea to eat any of it..
The hydrangea is the official state flower of Alabama, and they are a popular fourth wedding anniversary gift. The flower is perfect for those who suffer from allergies, as it is fragrance-free, and it produces pollen that is safe for those with allergies. Hydrangeas will make interesting and beautiful printable flower coloring pages.
Lily Flower Coloring Pages
All true lilies belong to the Liliaceae family, of which there are over 100 various species. Lilies display large petals that come in a variety of colors from pink and purple, to orange, yellow, and red. Some also have flecks in them.
In general, lilies are associated with royalty, purity, rebirth, and passion, but this also depends on the color of the flower.
Lilies have medicinal properties that are good for humans, however, the flower is poisonous to cats, so make sure to keep cats away from lilies. The tiger lily and the white lily are the only lily flowers with a light, sweet smell. Lilies are the perfect flowers to color.
Lotus Flower Coloring Pages
The lotus flower is the national flower in India and is closely associated with Buddhism and Hinduism. The flower is also associated with fertility, prosperity, and purity. You can find the flower predominantly in India, but in China as well. Common colors include white and pink. Lotus flowers are aquatic and grow well in lakes and ponds during the warmer seasons.
The lotus flower also has medicinal properties and is known as a pain reliever and helps to ease muscle spasms.
Smaller lotus flowers can grow to about 8 to 12 inches (20 to 30 cm) tall and 2 to 3 inches (5 to 7 cm) in diameter. Larger flowers can grow to 18 to 36 inches (46 to 91 centimeters) in diameter. Lotus flowers can also survive for thousands of years, even after being dormant for a long time. This is a beautiful blossom that will make amazing flower coloring pages.
Magnolia Flower Coloring Pages
Magnolias are beautiful flowering plant shrubs or trees from the Magnoliaceae family. The flower was named after Pierre Magnol, who was a French botanist. There are over 200 species that come in all sizes, colors, and shapes depending on their habitat. The magnolia also has a place as the state flower for Louisiana as well as Mississippi.
The flowers can be purple, red, yellow, white, or pink. The fragrance it gives off is quite pleasant and has been described as having a citrusy aroma. You can find among the various types of magnolia, a particular flower that only blooms at night.
These lovely blossoms will make some of the loveliest flower coloring pages for kids as well as adults.
Orchid Flower Coloring Pages
Orchids are beautiful flowers that radiate luxury with their delicate flowers. They do tend to be challenging to care for and are quite expensive. There are numerous sizes, shapes, and colors of orchids. The smallest one is only a dime in size, which includes the entire plant. All orchids are known to have the smallest seeds in the world and are the national flower of Singapore.
The vanilla spice is the second most expensive in the world, just behind saffron, and it comes from the pod of a particular orchid species.
Orchids are a popular flower in spas and wellness centers as they provide an exotic element, and they seem to bring a sense of calmness to an environment. This also makes them perfect to bring into the home, so they can help to lift the mood. If you do not want the real thing, then settle for an art piece or you can frame these flower coloring sheets once you are done.
Peony Flower Coloring Pages
Peony flowers come in many colors and each of them can mean something different. White is associated with modesty, red with love, and pink with prosperity. They are a symbol of love and romance and are a good sign of a happy marriage and good fortune. This makes it an ideal flower for a 12th wedding anniversary.
The peony is also the flower that represents Indiana.
Each peony flower consists of five to ten petals, and you can often find ants roaming about on them. This is because ants like peony flowers very much and are attracted to their nectar. The plant itself can reach up to three feet or one meter tall, while the flowers can reach up to 6-inches (15 cm) in width. Add some sweetness to your home by using our printable flower coloring pages.
Poppy Flower Coloring Pages
The poppy flower has eye-catching petals that can come in many colors. However, the red poppy is the most recognizable one. The opium poppy has a lengthy history and is well-known to be where morphine, heroin, and codeine come from. The main symbols or associations of poppies involve sleep, death, and peace.
In certain Greek or Roman myths, poppy flowers were offered to the dead.
Today, the red poppy is also a symbol of remembrance for all who died during wartime. The bright red color poppy is also something that can signify resurrection after death. The small dark seeds from the flower can be used in baking and provide a certain light, nutty flavor. These seeds may also provide certain health benefits like helping to aid digestion. Poppies make delightful flowers to color.
Sunflower Coloring Pages
Sunflowers are ideal flower coloring pages for kids, with their bright yellow petals and flowers that resemble the sun. Scientifically, it is known as Helianthus annuus and can grow anything from nine feet to 30 feet tall. The young sunflowers are heliotropic, which means the flowers follow the sun as it moves.
Older flowers remain fixed in position, usually facing east.
In the center, you will find what is known as the disk, and here you will find thousands of tiny brown flowers that contain the seeds. Around the disk are the yellow petals, called ray flowers. Some of the disks or centerpieces of sunflowers can reach up to 12 inches (30 centimeters). Sunflower seeds are a healthy snack and can be turned into sunflower oil, which is used for cooking and can be found in cosmetic products.
Tulip Flower Coloring Pages
Tulips are exquisite, brightly colored flowers that are bell-shaped. The tulip forms part of the lily family and originally comes from south-central Asia. The flowers were brought to Europe during the 1500s and they spread from here to the rest of the world.
Eventually, as we know them today, tulips are primarily produced in Holland.
The tulip flower comes from a bulb that will push through the soil each springtime. There are quite a few varieties and they come in many colors including orange, red, pink, yellow, and white. Tulips offer quite a few health benefits from being a remedy for coughs and colds to helping with headaches and fevers. Tulips are also used in beauty products and perfumery. These make beautiful and easy flowers to color.
We hope these printable flower coloring pages bring you joy and that you create some amazing and fun works of art. Finding some delightful flowers to color is not only fun but also an activity that provides some stress relief.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Is the Easiest Flower to Draw and Color?
Many flowers are simple to draw and color. The first choice for many is the poppy flower. However, when it comes to printable flower coloring pages, it does not have to always be realistic, you can use whatever color and techniques you like.
Why Should You Try Flower Coloring Pages for Adults?
Coloring is not only for children, as there are a lot of benefits for adults as well. When using flower color pages, this can be a form of art that is easy and fun to do. Coloring is also something that can help to reduce stress.
What Can You Use for Coloring Details?
When coloring flowers, you can use pencils or crayons, or even watercolors. However, for those pictures that have details, you might want to consider using finely sharpened colored pencils or a fine-tip marker. These will help you to stay within the lines of the drawing.
What Is the Color Orchid?
The orchid is a distinctive flower and now you can get an orchid color you can use on our website. There are various color orchids you can find, but the one chosen as a color name has pink, blue, and gray tones and is a result of blending red with blue and then mixing in white.
Matthew Matthysen is a multidisciplinary artist. He completed his fine art degree, majoring in History of Art and Contemporary Drawing Practice at the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. The emphasis of Matthew’s practice was a research-based approach into the philosophical effects on the human experience of the macro and micro-universe. Through various mediums, such as written and practical components, Matthew explores various ideas located within the conjoined space between science and philosophy.
Matthew has had various exhibitions before and throughout his year of studies and continues to do so. He currently works as an artist/ writer in various contexts. He has commissioned and sold various works to galleries and collectors. He currently sells work to an online gallery (Artgazette) and continues to make work for the public and private sector. Matthew continues to function as an artist, allowing his work and skills to be utilized in various areas of interest.
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