Sanvitalia is an annual flower that although not a true zinnia, has enough resemblance to be called creeping zinnia. Golden-yellow flowers bloom nonstop all summer until frost. Learn more about this flower.
Snapdragon is an annual flower that children can snap open the flowers like puppets. Snapdragons endure cool weather and are planted for winter colors in mild-winter areas. Learn more about this winter flower.
Torenia, or wishbone flower, is an annual flower that thrives in shade and hot, humid weather. The blue flowers look a bit like open-faced snapdragons with prominent markings on the petals. Learn more about torenia.
Vinca, or Madagascar periwinkle, is an annual flower that flowers constantly. This tropical plant stands up well to heat and humidity. Vinca flowers are divided, one to two inches in diameter. Learn about this flower.
Sweet alyssum is a type of annual that flowers for months, even through the winter. Although it grows only a few inches high, it spreads as much as a foot in diameter. Learn about this special type of mustard.
Ornamental grasses and foliage add grace to any garden. With their array of colors, textures, and sizes, ornamental grasses add year-round interest. Learn about annual grasses and foliage you can use in your garden design.
Annuals are primed to germinate quickly when conditions are right, grow speedily, and then make loads of flowers, fruits, roots, and seeds. Learn about pink to fuchsia annual flowers that can brighten up your garden.