Two colorful species are seen in the West, one an annual weed and the other an attractive perennial. Newer hybrids are becoming popular.Anagallis hybrids
Summer annuals. ‘Cinnamon’ has medium pink blooms; those of ‘Spice’ are light pink. Both are low (3 in. high) and spreading, with small, spicily scented leaves. The Wildcat series is taller, 6–12 in. high, and comes in shades of blue, orange, and pink. All are good in containers and hanging baskets.
Biennial or short-lived perennial. From southern Europe and northwestern Africa. Soft, scallop-edged, ...
Pinkish purple flowers are held on weeping, contorted branches; best with afternoon shade.
This annual grows to 7 ft. tall and 1 1/2–2 1/2 ft. wide, with yellow-centered, yellow or orange...