Annuals are typically planted in the spring and grow, bloom, and die all within a single growing season with the goal to produce seeds for future plants and flowers.
Edelweiss plant with star-shaped white and green flower with yellow center
How to Grow and Care for Edelweiss Flower
Crown daisy flowers with bicolored radiating petals and buds closeup
How to Grow and Care for Crown Daisy
Mullein plant with tall spikes with small yellow flowers below hairy leaves
How to Grow a Mullein Plant
SunPatiens plant with rounded bright red flowers surrounded by dark green pointed leaves
How to Grow and Care for SunPatiens
Sweet Williams plant with bright and light pink frilly flowers
How to Grow and Care for Sweet William
Cockscomb plant with bright red comb-like flowers on stem with lance-like leaves in sunlight
How to Grow and Care for Cockscomb
Stock flowers with pink petals on clustered stems
How to Grow Stock Flowers
Love-lies-bleeding plant with bright green leaves and small fuchsia-colored tassel-like flowers
How to Grow and Care for Love-Lies-Bleeding
Blue mistflowers with clusters of fuzzy purple-blue flowers and buds closeup
How to Grow Blue Mistflowers
Chocolate cosmos flower with rounded maroon petals and yellow center closeup
How to Grow Chocolate Cosmos
Partridge pea plant with small feathery leaves and yellow flowers closeup
How to Grow and Care for Partridge Pea
Sweet annie plant with bright green lacy leaves on thin stems closeup
How to Grow Sweet Annie Plants
Johnny jump up violas with light and deep purple five-petal blooms with yellow centers on thin stems closeup
How to Grow Johnny Jump Up Violas
'Bavaria blue' campanula flowers with lavender star-shaped petals and leaves
10 Popular Campanula Species
Amaranthus plants mixed with feathery flowerheads and different colors
10 Popular Amaranthus Varieties
dusty miller
How to Grow and Care for Silver Dust (Dusty Miller)
Mexican sunflower
How to Grow and Care for Mexican Sunflowers
Scaevola plant with dark red bract stems and bright purple flowers
How to Grow and Care for Fan Flower (Scaevola)
Cypress vine in bloom with red flowers
How to Grow and Care for Cypress Vine
Purple waffle plant with gray-green and veined leaves next to pebble stones
How to Grow and Care for Purple Waffle Plant (Red Ivy)
Butternut squash laying on bed of straw with leaves
How to Grow Butternut Squash
Geranium plant next to large pot of soil and gardening tools
4 Easy Methods for Overwintering Geraniums
multicolored moss rose plants
Moss Rose: Care & Growing Guide
groundcover in shade
12 Ground Cover Plants for Shade
green beans ready for harvest
How to Grow and Care for Common Beans
New Guinea impatiens
How to Grow and Care for New Guinea Impatiens
cosmos
How to Grow and Care for Cosmos
ornamental cabbage in a container
How to Grow and Care for Ornamental Cabbage or Kale
violas growing outdoors
How to Grow and Care for Violas
petunias growing in front of a fence
How to Grow and Care For Petunias
closeup of caladium leaves
Top 18 Plants for Dazzling Foliage
Amaranth plant with small burgundy flowers on small tassels in front of silvery-green leaves
How to Grow and Care for Amaranth
closeup of purple shamrock
How to Grow and Care for Purple Shamrock (False Shamrock)
fresh and dried eucalyptus in a vase
How to Grow and Care for Eucalyptus
Snow on the mountain plant with white and green striped flowers clustered together
Popular Self-Sowing Annual Flowers
Black-eyed pea pods maturing on a plant
How to Grow Black-Eyed Peas
Morning glory flower with purple petals
How to Grow and Care for Morning Glory
Yardlong beans plant with thin vines trailing wood post
Yardlong Beans Plant Profile
purple hyacinth bean plant
How to Grow and Care for Purple Hyacinth Bean
Lima beans (Phaseolus lunatus)
How to Grow Lima Beans
Variegated columbine leaves.
24 Pictures of Plants With Variegated Leaves
summer squash
The Best Companion Plants For Zucchini and Squash
green beans growing in the garden
The Best Companion Plants for Pole Beans and Bush Beans
Veronica plants with spiky stems covered with purple flowers closeup
How to Grow the Veronica Plants
Dutchman's pipe vines with large heart-shaped leaves on metal trellis
How to Grow and Care for Dutchman's Pipe Vines
red salvia
How to Grow Red Salvia
an asparagus fern in a basket
How to Grow and Care for Asparagus Fern
Patty pan squash plant on stem with yellow flower in front
How to Grow Pattypan Squash
Fava bean plant with green pods closeup
How to Grow Fava Beans (Broad Beans)
brussels sprouts in a garden
How to Grow and Care for Brussels Sprouts
Closeup of purple petunia flowers
How to Choose the Right Type of Petunia
wishbone flowers
How to Grow and Care for Wishbone Flowers
sweet pea flower
Sweet Pea Flowers: Planting, Care & Growing Guide
love in a mist flower
How to Grow and Care for Love-in-a-Mist
nasturtium flower
How to Grow and Care for Nasturtium
variegated geranium flowers
How to Grow Regal Geraniums
sweet alyssum
How to Grow and Care for Sweet Alyssum
canna lily
How to Grow and Care for Canna Lily
closeup of artemisia
How to Grow and Care for Artemisia
chamomile flowers
How to Grow and Care For Chamomile