5 perfect annuals for your garden

Add some great color to your garden with these wonderful annuals . Although you should replace them every year, the advantage of these flowers is that they are cheaper than perennials and bloom at different times of the year.

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Begonia is a genus that comprises approximately 1500 species, of which only 150 are marketed for use in gardening. Its delicate flowers appear in summer in various colors and are very easy to care for. Locate it in a place with full sun or partial shade and in autumn, take it indoors or dig up and save its bulbs to reuse them again the following year.


Angelonia is a genus that includes 44 species of annual plants of American origin and belongs to the scrofulariaceae family. This plant tolerates both heat and drought and produces beautiful flowers in summer in various colors such as white, blue, purple, pink, etc.


Chrysanthemums are one of the perfect annuals for your garden because they come in various colors and are so easy to grow. In case you didn’t know it is the national flower of Japan, the symbol of wisdom in China and the official flower of the city of Chicago, United States. In Spain it is related to the feast of All Saints Day.


The Dahlia is a genus of annual plants that belongs to the Asteraceae family. They are very easy to care for and can bloom for several months as long as you give them proper care. Its flowers come in different shapes and sizes, as well as colors, and they grow up to a meter and a half tall. The dahlias certainly brighten any sunny garden for four months in the year. Remember that to develop properly it will need at least 8 hours of direct sunlight.


The antirrhinum is a genus of more than 360 species. Commonly known as snapdragon, lion’s mouth, antirrhinum, bunny or dragonaria, it is a plant that will give dimension to your garden, since it can grow up to one and a half meters high. Its wide flowers of various colors such as red, white and yellow, among others, are collected in terminal racemose inflorescences. Although it is a rustic and perennial plant, it is generally used as a seasonal annual plant .

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