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African Daisy (Dimorphotheca sp.)

An annual with large orange, salmon or white flowers that are 2 inches wide and blooms in 53 days. Naturalized in the U.S. Best in full sun, dry soils; an excellent cutflower but will close at night, drought-tolerant.

Annual Baby’s Breath (Gypsophila elegans)

A slender annual that produces graceful, open branches with clusters of l/2 inch white flower that blooms in 45 days. Naturalized in eastern North America in sandy places. Best in full to partial sun, dry soils; creates a misty effect in borders, rock gardens; prized for bouquets.

Annual Candytuft (Iberis umbellata)

Easy to grow annual that comes in a variety of colors; typically white, purple and pink. Blooming throughout the summer, this plant can grow from 12 to 18 inches tall. Intolerant to moist soils and shade.

 

Annual Gaillardia (Gaillardia pulchella)

Synonyms: Firewheel | Indian Blanket
An annual with leafy plants that bear daisy-like flowers, to 3 inches across, red tipped with yellow or entirely yellow or red. State flower of Oklahoma. Found across coastal Virginia to Florida, west to New Mexico, north to Colorado, Nebraska and Missouri on open, loose or sandy soil; prairies, fields and woodland openings. Best in full sun, well-drained soils.

Annual Phlox (Phlox drummondii)

Synonyms: Drummond Phlox
(Mixed Colors),
An annual that produces showy clusters of flowers in lovely shades of pink, rose, red, purple, and white. Found in south-central Texas; naturalized throughout the southeastern U.S. and Florida on deep, sandy soils in disturbed areas, pastures, hillsides, and woodland openings. Best in full sun, dry soils; excellent for borders and rock gardens.

Annual Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)

Synonyms: Common Sunflower
A robust annual that produces cheery yellow flowers, 2-4 inches across with purplish-brown centers. Has allelopathic properties. Distributed throughout U.S., southern Canada and northern Mexico; abundant in roadsides, waste places and other open sites. Best in full sun, dry
soils; highly adaptable, produces seeds that attracts seed-eaters.

Arroyo Lupine (Lupinus succulentus)

Synonyms: Succulent Lupine
An annual that has succulent stems and palmately compound leaves; the bluish to purple flowers have a yellow dot on the banner. Found in western CA, northern Baja peninsula; abundant along roadsides and disturbed areas, establishes quickly in native coastal scrub areas that have burned. Best in full sun, dry soils, drought tolerant; attracts hummingbirds.

Baby Blue-Eyes (Nemophila menziesii)

An annual with delicate, trailing plant with masses of bright, blue flowers, 1-2 inches across, with white centers. Found in California; moist flats and slopes below 2,500 ft. elev., foothills, grasslands, coastal sage scrub, chaparral. Best in partial sun to shade, moist soils; excellent for shady borders.

Bird’s Eyes Gilia (Gilia Tricolor)

A slender annual with flowers to l inch across, pale violet with throats marked by paired purple spots surrounding a yellow or orange tube, fragrant. Found in California on open grassy plains and slopes, below 2,000 ft. Best in full sun, dry soils.

Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

Synonyms: Hairy Coneflower
An annual, biennial or short-lived perennial leafy plant with bright yellow daisy-like flowers with dark, done- shaped centers. Blooms from late June through September. Native to the Midwest and Lake states, naturalized in the east. Disturbed prairies, roadsides and waste places. Best in full to partial sun, various soils; quite adaptable and somewhat aggressive.

California Bluebell (Phacelia campanularia)

An annual, compact plant producing a profusion of dark blue, bell-shaped flowers. Found across southern California in the Colorado and Mojave deserts. Best in full sun, dry soils, grows best in sandy, well-drained, infertile soils.

California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica)

An annual to perennial that forms a tuft of basal, blue-green, finely divided leaves; flowers deep orange to pale yellow, blooms in 55 days. This is the state flower of California. Found across Washington to California; common in grassy and open places up to 6,500 feet. Very adaptable to full sun, dry to moist soils, prefers well-drained poor soils.

Chinese Forget-Me-Not (Cynoglossum amabile)

Chinese Forget-Me-Nots have light blue clusters of flowers that grow quickly and bloom heavily. Prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soils. Attracts bees and butterflies while blooming in the spring and summer.

 

 

Clasping Coneflower (Rudbeckia amplexicaulis)

An annual that produces an abundance of flowers with dark cones and reflexed petals, petals are yellow or yellow with a reddish base. Found across KS to TX, southeast to GA; roadsides, streambanks, fields, and prairies. Prefers full sun, various soils; drought-tolerant; use in mixes, beds, and a good cutflower.

Corn Poppy (Papaver rhoeas)

Synonyms: Flanders Poppy | Shirley Poppy
A slender annual that produces large blossoms of pink, red, or white, on slender stalks. This may be poisonous to livestock. Naturalized in the U.S. and found here in open or shaded sites in sandy or gravelly soils, roadsides, cultivated ground, waste places. Best in full to partial
sun, dry soils; good for borders or rock gardens.