According to Perply 1. Peony – 'PEE-uh-nee' According to Preply's research, Peony is the most commonly mispronounced flower, with an average of 260,640 people searching for pronunciation guidance every year. 2. Orchid – 'aw-kuhd' This one takes the second spot, and we're not surprised considering its spelling and what we usually know of the 'ch' sound in words. The pronunciation of this plant is searched by 240,040 people annually. 3. Hyacinth – 'hy-uh-sinth' Coming in at number three is Hyacinth, with 203,520 annual searches. It's also made many an appearance in Netflix's Bridgerton as the name of the Bridgerton family's youngest daughter. Some honourable mentions from the rest of the table... Chrysanthemum – 'kruh-san-thuh-muhm' Dandelion – 'dan-duh-lai-uhn' Hibiscus – 'huh-bis-kuhs' Lilac – 'lai-luhk' Basil – 'BAZ-uhl' Dahlia – 'day-lee-uh' Poinsettia – 'poyn-seh-tee-uh' Hydrangea – 'hai-drayn-juh' Bergamot – 'buh-guh-mot' Cactus – 'kak-tuhs' Tulip – 'choop-luhp'