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Flowers
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+5 when picked
Resources
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Spawns
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Renewable?
Yes
Common Biomes
Grassland
Forest
"flower"
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It's pretty, but it smells like a common laborer.

Wilson

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I don't have time to waste on flowers.

Willow

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They are very pretty.

Wolfgang

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They are bright and cheery. Yuck.

Wendy

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MY APPRECIATION FOR BEAUTY IS LIMITED

WX-78

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It's a wildflower. I'm unfamiliar with the species.

Wickerbottom

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That's nice.

Woodie

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I am filled with the irrational urge to stomp upon it.

Maxwell

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A flöwer fröm Freya.

Wigfrid

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We agree that flowers are nice.

Webber

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You ever seen anything as pretty?

Walani

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Charmant.

Warly

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'Tis a pretty flower.

Woodlegs

Flowers are found in Grasslands, Forests, or Savannas. They cannot be found in Marshes or Rockyland. When picked, they restore 5 Sanity and produce Petals, which, when eaten, restores 1 Health. There are 10 different kinds of flowers, but they all have the same effect.

Flowers serve a variety of purposes. Picking 12 of them for their Petals allows the creation of a Garland, which provides a Sanity boost over time in addition to the 5 sanity gained from picking each flower. This is especially useful early on in the game.

Flowers also spawn Butterflies, which can be killed for their Butterfly Wings or Butter or be captured in a Bug Net. Captured butterflies can be planted anywhere to produce a new flower, thus making each of these items renewable. Homeless Bees can also produce Flowers over time. Many Flowers can be planted together to build a Butterfly farm, an area where Butterflies can easily be killed for their wings. Large groups of Flowers are also useful for Honey production. Building Bee Boxes near such fields increases the speed at which the bees produce Honey.

​Evil Flower[edit | edit source]

Evil Flowers
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-25/min, -5 when picked
Resources
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Spawns
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Renewable?
Yes
Common Biomes
Chess, Forest
"flower_evil"
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Augh! It's so evil!

Wilson

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Ugh, that smells terrible.

Willow

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Is not potato.

Wolfgang

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At least they're better than the other flowers.

Wendy

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HEY THERE, FLOWERS. WANNA... KILL ALL HUMANS?

WX-78

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It's not often one sees a flower with such a powerful aura.

Wickerbottom

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Something is wrong with that flower.

Woodie

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I like that flower.

Maxwell

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A terrible evil plagues this flöra.

Wigfrid

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This flower is decidedly not nice!

Webber

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Flowers shouldn't be that scary.

Walani

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A terrible omen if I ever saw one.

Warly

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'Tis an evil flower. Stay away!

Woodlegs

Evil Flowers are a type of flower that spawn around the Wooden Thing, the set pieces for the other Things, Totally Normal Trees, certain other set pieces and Maxwell's Door. Evil Flowers provide 1 bunch of Dark Petals when picked. Evil Flowers act the same as regular flowers, spawning butterflies and attracting Bees. New Evil Flowers can spawn if an unpicked Evil Flower is pollinated by a homeless Bee. 

Evil Flowers drain 25 Sanity in a minute when stood by, 5 when picked, and 5 more if the player eats the Dark Petals it provides. Since the Dark Petals do not have any sort of purpose when eaten and only drain sanity, it is advised that the player not eat them unless they want to purposely lower their Sanity to fight Shadow Creatures or move Obelisks.

Fern[edit | edit source]

Ferns
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Resources
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Renewable?
No
Common Biomes
Wilds
"cave_fern"
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It's a fern.

Wilson

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Looks flammable.

Willow

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Pretty plant!

Wolfgang

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A touch of color in the darkness.

Wendy

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YOUR CHARMS WILL NOT WORK ON ME, PLANT.

WX-78

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A lovely ornamental plant.

Wickerbottom

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Hey! It's a fern!

Woodie

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I'd like to step on it.

Maxwell

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Föliage fröm the dark ages.

Wigfrid

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Swirly plants.

Webber

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Nature finds a way, even here.

Walani

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How does anything grow down here?

Warly

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How did ye grow doon here wit' no light?

Woodlegs

Ferns are naturally-spawned objects which are similar to Flowers. They grow randomly in Caves and more abundantly in Ruins and can be picked to obtain 1 Foliage. When eaten, the Foliage restores 1 Health.

Some ferns become more red in color in the Nightmare Phase of the Ruins.

Don't Starve Together icon.png Succulent[edit | edit source]

Succulents
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Resources
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Renewable?
Yes
Common Biomes
Desert
"succulent_plant"
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Aloe there.

Wilson

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It's a small, unburned plant.

Willow

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Is tough plant.

Wolfgang

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Life is resilient.

Wendy

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IT'S A PLANT

WX-78

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Uniquely adapted to arid climates.

Wickerbottom

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That's a plant, eh?

Woodie

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Doesn't look that succulent to me.

Maxwell

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Hearty greenery.

Wigfrid

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We think it's a cactus.

Webber



Succulents are a type of plants exclusive to Don't Starve Together, introduced in A New Reign. They spawn around the Lake at the Oasis only during the time of Summer and provide 1 bunch of Succulents when picked.

Cultivation[edit | edit source]

Flower[edit | edit source]

Flowers can be manually cultivated by planting living butterflies. Using a Bug Net to capture any number of butterflies, the player can right click them on the ground to plant them as they would plant pine cones or grass tufts. One butterfly can be planted to create one flower in a location of the player's choosing. The physical area occupied by the flower is very small, allowing for densely planted flower gardens.

Cultivation of flowers is of interest because of their sanity bonus when picked and use for crafting the Garland and the Pretty Parasol (Found in the Reign of Giants DLC), however the long term use of cultivation is the creation of efficient honey farms through the use of Bee Boxes, for which an ample supply of flowers is necessary.

Because flowers spawn butterflies, cultivation of a large flower bed can usually proceed very quickly, provided the player has sufficient materials to build new bug nets.

Evil Flower[edit | edit source]

Using Evil Flowers is the only way to acquire Nightmare Fuel without fighting Shadow Creatures, harvesting large numbers of Beardlings, or resurrecting at a Touch Stone, requiring lowering Sanity to dangerously low levels or using the expensive Nightmare Amulet; and going underground to the Ruins to mine statues when the Nightmare Cycle is at its peak, which is even more dangerous than the choices above ground. For this reason, it may be of interest for players to cultivate Evil Flowers as a means of supplementing their supply of Nightmare Fuel. Unlike normal Flowers, Evil Flowers cannot be manually planted. Instead, it is necessary to employ Bees to cause additional Evil Flowers to spawn.

Begin by crafting a Bug Net and capturing some number of Bees. Once captured, these bees become "homeless" and will not return to their hive. Release these bees near some existing evil flowers and they will begin to visit them as they would normally. It is also necessary for the player to be near the area the bees are working, since the bee's AI routine will not run if the player is too far away.

Bees must visit 6 different flowers before they can plant another flower. The flower that is planted will depend upon which type of flowers the 6 were, so as soon as you have 6 evil flowers in the area it is a good idea to eliminate any normal flowers so the evil flower chance becomes 100%. Most often the bee will plant the flower after the 6th flower is visited, but there is a small chance it will visit another flower or land without planting. Clearing the area of trees, grass etc. will also make it easier to spot newly spawned evil flowers.

Gift Icon.png Downloadable Content[edit | edit source]

During Spring in Reign of Giants, new Flowers will spawn without the aid of Butterflies or Bees. During a full moon, Flowers will turn into Evil Flowers, and return to normal afterwards, though there is currently a bug that causes them to remain Evil Flowers until the player exits and re-enters the game. Tumbleweeds can also drop petals, dark petals, and foliage, making them all renewable resources.

Don't Starve Together icon.png Don't Starve Together[edit | edit source]

Rose
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Gives 5 sanity when picked
Resources
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Perk
Deals 1 damage to player when picked
Spawns
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Renewable?
Yes
Common Biomes
Grassland
Stacks up to
40
"rose"

Withered Flowers
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Resources
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Renewable?
Yes
Common Biomes
Caves
"flower_withered"

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To match my rosy cheeks.

Wilson, examining a rose

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I'd like to burn this flower in particular.

Willow, examining a rose

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Wolfgang tried to crush it, but it pricked him.

Wolfgang, examining a rose

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Prickly and blood red.

Wendy, examining a rose

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A REVOLTING SYMBOL OF HUMAN LOVE

WX-78, examining a rose

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Ah, a Rosa Macdub... what's it doing out here?

Wickerbottom, examining a rose

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Not very satisfying chopping, that.

Woodie, examining a rose

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This is wrong.

Maxwell, examining a rose

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Were that I smelled half as sweet.

Wigfrid, examining a rose

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Bright red petals! We love it!

Webber, examining a rose

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Not sure how to feel about that...

Winona, examining a rose


In Don't Starve Together, Roses have a 1% chance of appearing instead of a regular Flower. They are identical to flowers function wise, however, they deal 1 HealthMeter.png damage when picked. It is possible for planted butterflies to turn into a rose instead of a regular flower. The Rose is also dropped by the Ancient Fuelweaver when it is killed.

In Caves, a flower will wither in 5-10 days if left without sunlight. When picked, withered flowers produce one Cut Grass.

Placeholder.png Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Evil Flowers were introduced in the A Little Rain Must Fall update.
  • Evil Flowers resemble stylized flowers that can sometimes be found adorning fabrics and wallpaper, and which can be faintly seen on Maxwell's walls in some of the William Carter Puzzle images.
  • Ferns were added in the It's not a rock! update.
  • Ferns glow a reddish color when the Ruins are in the deepest stages of its Nightmare Cycle.
  • Ferns were originally green.
  • As Willow, standing close to a burning evil flower will cause sanity to drop, despite fire usually raising Willow's sanity. This is because Evil Flowers drain Sanity faster than fire restores it.
  • Succulents were added in the Against the Grain update.

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