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Image of Celosia argentea (Plumosa Group, KIMONO SERIES) photo by: National Garden Bureau

National Garden Bureau

(Plume Cockscomb)

The colorful, very large broad plumes of Kimono plume cockscomb are commonly enjoyed in annual borders and containers. These dwarf, bushy annuals to short-lived perennials may have leaves of bright green, purple-red or bronze and large dense, bracted floral clusters of yellow, orange, salmon, red or ivory. Plant them in sites with full sun, and average, well drained soil.

Image of Celosia argentea (Plumosa Group, NEW LOOK SERIES) photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Plume Cockscomb)

The colorful pyramidal plumes of cockscomb in the popular New Look Series make beautiful additions to annual borders and containers. These dwarf, bushy, warm season annuals may occasionally survive for a year or more in southern regions where winters are mild. They grow quickly from seed and have large leaves that may be green, purple-red, or bronze, depending on the selection. Their long-lasting flowers are dense, plume-like and comprised of many small bracted flowers of bright yellow, orange, pink...

The colorful pyramidal plumes of plume cockscomb are commonly enjoyed in annual borders and containers, and tall cultivars make great cut flowers. These bushy annuals may occasionally survive for a year or more in southern regions where winters are mild. They grow quickly from seed and have foliage that may be bright green, purple-red or bronze, depending on the cultivar. Their long-lasting plumes are comprised of many small bracted flowers that come in shades of bright yellow, orange, pink, purple,...

Image of Centaurea cyanus photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Batchelor's Buttons, Cornflower)

Cornflower is a short-lived annual that can be found growing in northern temperate regions across the globe. Its rich blue blooms are thistle-like in appearance and appear atop tall stems. There are many cornflower cultivars with flowers in shades of blue, purple, pink or white. One notable selection is the dwarf 'Florence White' that becomes covered with bright white flowers. Plant these in sunny sites with well-drained soil and remove spent flowers to prolong bloom time. Cornflower is a useful...

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Ernst Benary® Inc.

(Batchelor's Buttons, Cornflower)

Treasured for its sky-blue flowers that resemble small thistles, cornflower is a short-lived, cool-season annual from the northern temperate regions. The cultivar 'Blue Boy' has frilly double blooms on thigh-high stems sparsely furnished with narrow gray-green leaves. Fall-sown seedlings often overwinter as rosettes and flower the next spring. Plants bloom about 85 days after early-spring sowing.

Sow cornflowers in full sun and well-drained soil in early spring. In USDA zones 6 and warmer, seeds...

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Ernst Benary® Inc.

(Batchelor's Buttons, Cornflower)

Easily grown from seed and treasured for its blue flowers that resemble small thistles, cornflower is a short-lived, cool-season annual from the northern temperate regions. The Silver medal in the 1937 AAS flower trials, 'Jubilee Gem' is a true old-fashioned favorite. This large-flowered cultivar has rich, double, dark blue blooms on stems sparsely furnished with narrow gray-green leaves. The compact bushy plants stay neat in the garden and the seed heads attract many types of birds. Fall-sown seedlings...

Image of Chamaesyce maculata photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Matted Sandmat, Prostrate Spurge)

Practically every gardener has come across this warm-season, summer weed. Prostrate spurge forms nearly flat, spreading mats of small, deep green or green and burgundy-blotched leaves that can be found in sunny beds and pavement crevices across the whole of the United States, southern Canada and northern Mexico. It is an annual weed that produces loads and loads of seeds, so it's essential to pull plants as soon as they pop up in the garden.

Dense, spreading mats of small, oval leaves supported...

Image of Chenopodium album photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Lambsquarters)

Most Chenopodium species are field weeds and lambsquarters is no exception. It is Eurasian in origin and favored as a favorite green in some parts of the world, particularly India. Populations have naturalized and spread across the globe.

This herbaceous annual weed is fast-growing, has a shrubby habit and alternate leaves. Leaf shape is comparable to a goosefoot with irregularly toothed edges and the younger leaves tend to be silvery green. The upright, silver green flowers are inconspicuous...

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Jesse Saylor

(Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot)

Eurasian in origin, Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot is a dryland annual weed that has become naturalized across much of North America and Mexico. It is shrubby, has an open branched habit, and most favors sunny uplands where the ground has been disturbed.

Most Chenopodium species are field weeds, though a few are horticulturally useful. The genus is comprised of approximately 150 species of herbaceous plants, annuals and perennials that exist worldwide. They are commonly known as goosefoots...

(Golden Raindrop Daisy)

Golden raindrop daisy, also known as yellow daisy, is a low-growing annual that blooms in a profusion of cheerful yellow flowers in mid to late spring, or during any cool season growing period. Native to Algeria in northern Africa, this species has smooth, fleshy green leaves rising from the plant's base and creating a mat. The daisy flowers are broad and rise well above the leaves.

Golden raindrop daisy needs an average, well-drained soil that can be either dry or moist. Full sun to partial...