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Tender Annuals

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

Scientific name Common name
Abelmoschus moschatus Abelmoschus *
Ageratum houstonianum Ageratum, floss flower
Amaranthus tricolor, A. caudatus Amaranthus, Joseph's coat
Anagallis monelli, A. arrensis var. caerulea Pimpernel, blue pimpernel
Arctotis stoechadifolia African daisy
Begonia spp. Begonia
Capsicum annuum Ornamental pepper
Celosia spp. Cock's comb
Cobaea scandens Cup-and-saucer vine
Solenostemon scutellarioides Coleus
Consolida ambigua, C. regalis Larkspur (true annual)
Cosmos bipinnatus, C. sulphureus Cosmos
Delphinium elatum Delphinium (hybrids)
Eucalyptus globulus Eucalyptus
Gazania rigens Gazania, treasure flower
Gomphrena globosa, G. haageana Globe amaranth
Gypsophila elegans Baby's breath
Helichrysum bracteatum Strawflower
Impatiens walleriana,  Garden impatiens
Impatiens platypetala New Guinea impatiens
Ipomopsis rubra Standing cypress
Kochia scoparia var. trichophylla Kochia, summer cypress
Limonium sinuatum Statice, sea lavender
Melampodium cinereum Melampodium
Mimulus x guttatus, M. x hybridus Monkey flower
Mirabilis jalapa Four o-clock's *
Nicotiana alata, N. knightiana, N. langsdorffii,    
N. sylvestris
Flowering tobacco
Pelargonium x hortorum, P. x domesticum Geranium, scented geranium
Petunia x hybrida Petunia
Phlox drummondii Annual phlox
Portulaca grandiflora Moss rose, portulaca *
Sanvitalia procumbens Creeping zinnia
Tithonia rotundifolia Mexican sunflower
Tropaeolum spp. Nasturtium, canary vine

 

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