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100 Best Songs With Names of Flowers in the Title

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What are the best songs with flower names in the title? Read on to find out!

What are the best songs with flower names in the title? Read on to find out!

What Are the Best Songs About Flowers?

Flowers express a plethora of emotions. In many songs, the names of flowers are used to convey a deep meaning. A number of singers and songwriters have used flower names to symbolically represent precious moments in relationships.

Certain musicians in folk genres have showcased different aspects of purity and innocence with songs about flowers. The names of flowers in many rock songs, pop, songs, R&B songs, alternative songs, indie songs, and country songs, are used as metaphors to underline a broader concept.


What Do Flowers Symbolize in Songs?

Songs that have the name of a flower in their title may convey a diverse outlook on life experiences. While flowers are often used in lyrics to convey a feeling of passion and happiness, certain singers and songwriters have sensitively portrayed death and broken relationships by depicting a change of season with withering flowers. Certain flower names are used in songs as a symbolic representation to highlight a significant event. In songs from different genres, flowers may symbolize:

  • Romance
  • Passion
  • Admiration
  • Love
  • Happiness
  • Innocence
  • Sadness
  • Devotion
  • Loyalty
  • Joy
  • Death
  • Confidence
  • Prosperity
  • Loneliness
  • Adoration
  • Understanding
  • Purity
  • Rebirth
  • Faith
  • Wisdom
  • Luck
  • Emotion
  • Paradise
  • Integrity
  • Strength
  • Royalty
  • Tranquility

The lines below showcase a diverse list of songs with flower names in their title. If you have an opinion or song suggestion, feel free to blossom in the comments section.


Top 10 Best Songs With Names of Flowers in the Title

  1. “Sunflower”—Post Malone and Swae Lee
  2. “Desert Rose”—Sting
  3. “Every Rose Has Its Thorn”—Poison
  4. “Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses”—Kathy Mattea
  5. “Morning Glory”—Oasis
  6. “Blue Orchid”—The White Stripes
  7. “Last of the English Roses”—Pete Doherty
  8. “Build Me up Buttercup”—The Foundations
  9. “Lotus Flower”—Radiohead
  10. “Hyacinth House”—The Doors


11. “Daisies”—Katy Perry

12. “Forget Me Nots”—Patrice Rushen

13. “Edelweiss”—The Sound of Music (OST)

14. “Sugar Magnolia”—Grateful Dead

15. “Supermarket Flowers”—Ed Sheeran

16. “Kiss Form a Rose”—Seal

17. “Cherry Blossom Girl”—Air

18. “Monarchy of Roses”—Red Hot Chili Peppers

19. “Iris”—Goo Goo Dolls

20. “Flower”—Liz Phair


21. “Dead Flowers”—The Rolling Stones

22. “For The Roses”—Joni Mitchell

23. “Sunflower”—Vampire Weekend

24. “Bed Of Roses”—Bon Jovi

25. “Mystery of a Blood Red Rose”—Avantasia

26. “New Rose”—The Damned

27. “Marigold”—Dave Grohl

28. “Roses Are Red (My Love)”—Bobby Vinton

29. “Lavender (Nightfall Remix)”—Snoop Dogg

30. “Bleeding the Orchid”—Smashing Pumpkins

31. “Amaryllis”—Shinedown

32. “Rose Of Sharyn”—Killswitch Engage

33. “Lilies”—Bat for Lashes

34. “Roses”—Saint Jhn

35. “Daisy Jane”—America

36. “Black Rose”—Thin Lizzy

37. “(I Never Promised You A) Rose Garden”—Lynn Anderson

38. “A Good Year for the Roses”—George Jones

39. “English Rose”—The Jam

40. “Lotus Flower Bomb”—Wale featuring Miguel


41. “Wildflowers”—Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

42. “A Rose by Any Name”—Blondie

43. “Orange Blossom Special”—Johnny Cash

44. “Rose of Cimarron”—Poco

45. “Magnolia”—Playboi Carti

46. “Roses”—The Chainsmokers

47. “Pictures of Lily”—The Who

48. “Wallflower”—Bob Dylan

49. “Passionfruit”—Drake

50. “Roses”—The Cranberries

51. “The Rose”—Bette Midler

52. “Run for the Roses”—Dan Fogelberg

53. “Eighteen Yellow Roses”—Bobby Darin

54. “Black Rose”—Volbeat featuring Danko Jones

55. “Ramblin' Rose”—Nat King Cole

56. “Tulips”—Bloc Party

57. “Wildflower”—Skylark

58. “Roses for the Dead”—Funeral for a Friend

59. “Love Is A Rose”—Linda Ronstadt

60. “Roses from My Friends”—Ben Harper


61. “Yankee Rose”—David Lee Roth

62. “Sally Go ‘Round the Roses”—The Jaynetts

63. “Flowers on the Wall”—The Statler Brothers

64. “Roses”—Benny Blanco and Juice Wrld featuring Brendon Urie

65. “Where the Wild Roses Grow”—Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds featuring Kylie Minogue

66. “Scarlet Begonias”—The Grateful Dead

67. “Wildflower”—5 Seconds of Summer

68. “The Truth Beneath the Rose”—Within Temptation

69. “Bramble Rose”—Tift Merritt

70. “Stoplight Roses”—Nick Lowe

71. “Black Roses Red”—Alana Grace

72. “Say, Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose”—Tony Orlando and Dawn

73. “Psycho Daisies”—The Yardbirds

74. “San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)”—Scott McKenzie

75. “Black Water Lilies”—Aurora

76. “Dandelion”—The Rolling Stones

77. “Virginia Bluebell”—Miranda Lambert

78. “Mary Pickford (Used To Eat Roses)”—Katie Melua

79. “(Nothing But) Flowers”—Talking Heads

80. “London Pride”—Noel Coward


81. “Rose Tattoo”—Dropkick Murphys

82. “Gold Roses”—Rick Ross featuring Drake

83. “Lavender”—Marillion

84. “Days of Wine and Roses”—Henry Mancini

85. “Flowers in the Rain”—The Move

86. “Blood Red Roses”—Rod Stewart

87. “La Vie en rose”—Edith Piaf

88. “Red Roses”—Lil Skies featuring Landon Cube

89. “Tulips from Amsterdam”—Max Bygraves

90. “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers”—Neil Diamond

91. “Rosenrot”—Rammstein

92. “Please Don’t Eat the Daisies”—Doris Day

93. “Guns and Roses”—T.I. featuring Pink

94. “Roses”—Outkast

95. “Scarlet Fever”—Kenny Rogers

96. “Where Have All the Flowers Gone”—Pete Seeger

98. “Bread and Roses”—Judy Collins

98. “Throw Down the Roses”—Kate Pierson

99. “Fading Like a Flower (Every Time You Leave)”—Roxette

100. “Carolina Rose”—Gloriana

Other Notable Songs With Flower Names in the Title

  • “Lotus Intro”—Christina Aguilera
  • “Bluebonnets (Julia’s Song)”—Aaron Watson
  • “Daisy”—Zedd featuring Julia Michaels
  • “Tulip”—Jesca Hoop
  • “Like A Rose”—Ashley Monroe
  • “Rose Garden”—Nick Jonas & the Administration
  • “Lilac Wine”—Jeff Buckley
  • “Daffodils”—Mark Ronson
  • “Lilac Breeze”—Eels
  • “Black Orchid”—Blue October
  • “Like a Rose”—Meat Loaf
  • “Roses”—Kaiser Chiefs
  • “All Kinds of Roses”—Yusuf Islam
  • “Honeysuckle Rose”—Fats Waller
  • “Wildflower”—The Avalanches
  • “Dandelion”—Tevin Campbell
  • “Marigold”—Sugarplum Fairy
  • “Day of The Sunflowers (We March On)”—Basement Jaxx featuring Yoko Ono
  • “Buttercup”—Lucinda Williams
  • “Furious Rose”—Lisa Loeb
  • “Sandra's Rose”—Drake
  • “Blue Roses”—Flyleaf
  • “Dandelion”—Audioslave
  • “Tulip Baroo”—Of Montreal
  • “Daisy”—Kate Davis
  • “Buttercup”—Brad
  • “Pushing Up Daisies (Love Alive)”—Brothers Osborne
  • “Lily the Pink”—The Scaffold
  • “Yellow and Rose”—James Taylor
  • “Flowers in Your Hair”—The Lumineers
  • “Weed Instead Of Roses”—Ashley Monroe
  • “Rose”—A Perfect Circle
  • “A Dozen Roses and a Six-Pack”—Cole Swindell
  • “When You Wore a Tulip”—Judy Garland and Gene Kelly
  • “Tigerlily”—La Roux
  • “Days of Wine and Roses”—Robin Gibb
  • “Like A Daisy”—Superfood
  • “River of Orchids”—XTC
  • “Bring Me Edelweiss”—Edelweiss
  • “Wild Roses”—Of Monsters and Men
  • “It's Tulip Time in Holland (Two Lips are Calling Me)”—Richard A. Whiting
  • “She's a Wildflower”—Lauren Alaina
  • “A Rose for Emily”—The Zombies
  • “Dandelions”—Ruth B.
  • “Flowers Never Bend With the Rainfall”—Simon & Garfunkel
  • “Rose of My Heart”—Bill Haley
  • “China Cat Sunflower”—Grateful Dead
  • “Black Flowers”—Chris Isaak
  • “Through the Roses”—Future Islands
  • “Put a Flower in Your Pocket”—The Arcs
  • “Van Lear Rose”—Loretta Lynn
  • “The Blackest Lily”—Corinne Bailey Rae
  • “Marigold Conjunction”—Stackridge
  • “Wildflowers”—Elle Fanning
  • “Bluebells”—Rosa Rebecka
  • “My Wild Irish Rose”—Chauncey Olcott
  • “The Appleblossom Rag”—Josh Ritter
  • “Roses”—Mary J. Blige
  • “Dandelion”—Kacey Musgraves
  • “If I Could Divide the Smell of Flowers”—Catman Cohen
  • “Mother Rose”—Patti Smith
  • “Black Rose”—Eliza Rickman
  • “The Yellow Rose of Texas”—Mitch Miller
  • “Daffodil Lament”—The Cranberries
  • “65 Roses”—Lee J Collier
  • “A Rose is Still a Rose”—Aretha Franklin
  • “The Rose”—Westlife
  • “Marigold”—Periphery
  • “Beauty of the Rose”—The Gits
  • “Daisy a Day”—Jud Strunk
  • “Flowers of Romance”—Public Image Ltd.
  • “Roses/Lotus/Violet/Iris”—Hayley Williams
  • “Tiger Lily”—Matchbook Romance
  • “Rose of Sharon”—Mumford & Sons
  • “Mind Flowers”—Ultimate Spinach
  • “Tulip”—Augie March
  • “When the Lavender Returns”—Catman Cohen
  • “Ma Tiger Lily”—Arthur Collins
  • “Daffodil”—Dan Mangan
  • “Bluebell Song”—Mark Olsen
  • “The Daffodil Song”—Philippa Hanna
  • “In the Flowers”—Animal Collective
  • “The Last Living Rose”—PJ Harvey
  • “Daisy Lane”—Stereophonics
  • “I’m a Lonely Little Petunia In An Onion Patch”—Imogen Heep
  • “Marble Tulip Juicy Tree”—Ween
  • “Goodbye Blood and Roses”—Malice Mizer
  • “Roses”—Krept & Konan
  • “(Listen to the) Flower People”—Spinal Tap
  • “Bluebell”—Babes in Toyland
  • “A Rose Has to Die”—Dooleys
  • “Lotus Blossom”—Billy Strayhorn
  • “Tiptoe Through the Tulips”—Tiny Tim
  • “Ashes and Roses”—Mary Chapin Carpenter
  • “Sunflower”—Lenny Kravitz
  • “Tulips”—Christopher
  • “Bluebells of Scotland”—John McDermott
  • “Plastic Roses”—Jessica Sanchez
  • “Flowers in the Window”—Travis
  • “Roses for Mama”—C.W. McCall
  • “Spinning in Daffodils”—Them Crooked Vultures
  • “Tokyo Rose”—Idle Eyes
  • “Buttercups”—Fran Healy
  • “The Rose with the Broken Neck”—Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi
  • “Small Poppies”—Courtney Barnett
  • “Run into Flowers”—M83
  • “Bluebells”—Patrick Wolf
  • “Tiger Lily”—The Bluetones

© 2020 Ansel Pereira


Umesh Chandra Bhatt from Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, India on August 13, 2020:

Good compilation. Exhaustive.