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Annual Flowers

The encyclopedia of annuals helps you identify a multitude of annuals. Learn the facts from the encyclopedia of annuals before planting your own garden.

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Aster, China Aster

Aster, also known as China aster, is an annual flower of many colors, including red, pink, blue, purple, and white. Learn how to grow and maintain asters.


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Annual Flowers Image Gallery

Annuals are primed to germinate quickly when conditions are right, grow speedily, and then make loads of flowers, fruits, roots, and seeds. Learn all about annual flowers by checking out this annual flower pictures image gallery. See more »

Asparagus Fern

Asparagus fern is an easy house plant and a popular annual grass for outdoor gardens. Learn how to care for the asparagus fern at HowStuffWorks. See more »

American Marigold

American marigold has gorgeous golden flowers that are the largest of all marigolds. Learn how to grow it at HowStuffWorks. See more »

French Marigold

French marigolds are beautiful annuals. They do not grow very tall and are therefore perfect for borders. Learn about them at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Love Lies Bleeding

Love lies bleeding is a good background plant due to its height. Putting several together will highlight their tassels. Learn more at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Snowstorm Bacopa

Snowstorm bacopa is great for containers as its creeping stems with hundreds of flowers will drape them gracefully. Learn more at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Rose balsam is related to impatiens and therefore ideal for a shady garden. Its cup-shaped flowers resemble camellias. Learn more at HowStuffWorks. See more »