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Hardy Annuals

Hardy Annuals for U.S.D.A. Cold Hardiness Zones 3 & 4
* Denotes self-sowing

Scientific name Common name
Antirrhinum majus Snapdragon
Brassica spp. Kale
Calendula spp. Pot marigold *
Centaurea cyanus Bachelor's button, cornflower
Cerinthe  spp. Honeywort
Chrysanthemum frutescens Marguerite daisy
Convolvulus tricolor, C. major Dwarf morning glory *
Coreopsis tinctoria Calliopsis, coreopsis
Calliopsis bicolor Calliopsis
Brachyscome iberidifolia Swan River daisy
Dianthus chinensis, D. superbus Pinks
Dianthus caryophyllus Carnation
Eschscholzia californica California poppy *
Hunnemannia fumariifolia Mexican tulip
Ipomoea purpurea Morning glory
Lathyrus odoratus Sweet pea
Lavatera spp. Mallow
Linaria purpurea Toadflax
Lobularia maritime Sweet alyssum *
Lunaria spp. Money plant *
Matthiola tricuspidata, M. incana Wild stock *
M. bicornis Night-scented stock *
Moluccella laevis Bells of Ireland
Myosotis spp. Forget-me-not *
Nigella damascena, N. orientalis, N. hispanica     Love-in-a-mist
Ricinus var. zanzibarensis, R. communis Castor bean
Salpiglossis sinuata Painted tongue
Salvia farinacea, S. coccinea, S. patens,
S. sclarea, S. splendens
Salvia, mealy-cup sage, clary sage
Schizanthus spp. Butterfly flower
Viola x wittrockiana, V. cornuta Pansy, violet *


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