Native to much of the U.S. Low-growing summer bloomers with daisy-like flowers in warm colors—yellow, bronze, scarlet. Plants thrive in heat and need good drainage. Easy to grow from seed and fine for cutting and borders; often reseed.Gaillardia pulchella
This annual grows to 1 1/2–2 ft. high and 1 ft. wide, with soft, hairy leaves and long, whiplike stems carrying 2-in. flowers in warm shades of red, yellow, and gold. Easy to grow; sow seeds in warm soil after danger of frost is past (in Zones 12 and 13, sow in fall). ‘Red Plume’ and ‘Yellow Plume’ are double flowered, with 2-in. blossoms on uniform 12–14-in. plants.
From Europe and Asia. Grows to 1 1/2–3 ft. tall. Angular branches are set with long-stalked, lig...
Small, rounded plant (9–12 in. high and wide) with egg-shaped, inch-long leaves and blue, sweet-...
Petunias have long been among the most popular annuals, thanks to their profuse bloom, incredible colo...