Annuals: Growing & Design Tips for 200 Favorite Flowers
America's premier gardening authority provides everything you need to know about garden plants in four conveniently sized, spiral-bound guides. Each book, covering more than two hundred varieties of plants, supplies botanical and common names, a description of foliage and blooms, a listing of the most favorable garden zones, and most popular uses.
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12 inches 18 inches 46cm Amaranthaceae beds and borders best where summers bicolors blue bushy plants COLOR COMMON NAME Compositae Daisies cool nights cool weather CULTURE daisylike flowers dark green leaves DESCRIPTION Direct-sow Direct-sow in warm drainage Edging beds feet 6m Figworts flower clusters flower spikes Flowers best frost danger grown from seed hanging baskets HEIGHT HYBRIDS inches 15cm inches 31 cm indented indoors 8 weeks Killed by frost Killed by severe Leaves are slender light shade marigold Massing in beds Mediterranean region Mixed beds Native to Europe Native to Mexico Native to South nights are cool orange outdoor planting Papaveraceae petals pink Plants grow Prefers full sun purple sandy or well-drained Scrophulariaceae seed indoors seed started indoors severe frost Solanaceae Solanaceae Nightshades South America spear-shaped species native spreading plants sun or light Tagetes Tall backgrounds tender annual Tolerates crowding transplants weeks before outdoor well-drained loam soil yellow ZINNIA