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Image of Dorotheanthus bellidiformis photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Ice Plant, Livingstone Daisy)

Livingstone daisy is an easy-to-grow annual that becomes covered in neon-hued, daisy-like blooms all season long. It is native to South Africa and the genus is named in honor of plantsman Dr. Martin Heinrich Gustav Schwantes’s mother, Dorothea. Also called ice plant, this mat-forming beauty is a true rock garden plant adapted to sunny, open, rocky ares with sharply drained soil. It thrives were summers are not too hot or humid.

The flat, fleshy, succulent, spatula-shaped leaves of ice plant...

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Syngenta

(Livingstone Daisy, Mezoo Trailing Red Livingstone Daisy)

Mezoo Livingstone daisy is a sprawling to mounding plant with succulent green leaves edged with white occasionally accented with button-sized red flowers in spring. This annual succulent is from South Africa’s Cape Provinces. The small, round, daisy-like flowers appear on the stems among the heavy, elliptical, pointed leaves. Bright flowers with many petite petals remain open during cloudy weather unlike other Livingstone daises which close if the sky darkens.

This selection of Livingstone...

Image of Emilia sonchifolia photo by: J. M. Garg

J. M. Garg

(Consumption Weed, Lilac Tasselflower, Shaving Brush)

Jagged oval leaves that look like those of a dandelion are found on the lilac tasselflower, which has pinkish violet flower across the summer. An annual wildflower from the tropical areas of Africa and southern Asia it forms a loose rosette-like base of leaves with a tall, wiry flower stem. In summer, the stems bear many disc florets that lack petals, resembling tassels. Once pollinated by bees or butterflies, the seed heads develop filled with many seeds topped by white bristly fibers. Wind blows...

Image of Emilia sonchifolia var. javanica photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Flora's Paintbrush, Red Tasselflower)

Jagged oval leaves that look like those of a dandelion are found on the Flora's paintbrush or red tasselflower, which has scarlet to orange-red flower across the summer. An annual wildflower from the tropical areas of Africa, it forms a loose rosette-like base of leaves with a tall, wiry flower stem. In summer, the stems bear many disc florets that lack petals, resembling tassels. Once pollinated by bees or butterflies, the seed heads develop filled with many seeds topped by white bristly fibers....

Image of Erigeron annuus photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Annual Fleabane)

A common weedy wildflower across much of the United States, annual fleabane derives its common name from the old belief that its dried daisy flowers repelled fleas. This tall, leggy annual is native across much of North America save the coldest Canadian provinces and Alaska. It is a common pioneer species found in open, disturbed sites as well as old fields, meadows and roadsides.

In spring, this clump-forming annual develops very tall, upright, leafy stems lined with short, lance-shaped, green...

Image of Eryngium leavenworthii photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Leavenworth's Eryngo, Texas Seaholly)

Pineapple-like flowers that blush from green to rich violet-purple in very late summer makes Leavenworth eryngo one of America's most vibrant dryland wildflowers. Eryngium leavenworthii is an annual native to dry prairie soils across Texas and into Oklahoma and Arkansas. The plant has a basal rosette of oblong, coarse, spiny-lobed green leaves. In midsummer it produces pineapple-like flowers with a barreled cluster of green buds with a tuft of spiny leaves atop a tall branching stem. By...

(Tufted Poppy)

Tufted poppy is a California native annual that is well-adapted to garden and container use. Bright yellow cup-shaped flowers rise above delicate, gray-green, finely dissected foliage in summer. The numerous four-petal blossoms release a light scent.

Tufted poppy likes sun and poor, well-drained soil and withstands very dry conditions. Challenges to success of this pretty perennial are excessive moisture that can lead to fungal and rot problems. If well-sited it will reseed and may return year...

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John Rickard

(Sundew Poppy, Tufted Poppy)

Sundew poppy is a California native annual that is well-adapted to garden and container use. Scented lemon-yellow cup-shaped flowers rise above delicate gray-green finely dissected foliage in summer.

Sundew poppy likes sun and poor, well-drained soil and withstands very dry conditions. Providing strategic watering in summer will prolong flowering but be aware that excessive moisture leads to fungal problems and numerous types of rot. If well-sited it will reseed and may return year after year.

(Canchalagua, Hypericum-leaved Spurge, Leche-leche)

A native to tropical areas in Mexico, Central America and South America, hypericum-leaved spurge is a small roadside and field weed and has recently been cultivated as a garden bedding plant. It is a small, upright, airy spurge that produces small, lacy white flowers when growing conditions are warm. It is a frost tender annual that may survive as a short-lived perennial in winter-free zones. Cultivated varieties have larger flowers than wild-type and denser, bushier habits. They are low-growing...

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Jessie Keith

( Diamond Frost Euphorbia, Canchalagua, Hypericum-leaved Spurge, Leche-leche)

The light airy spurge Diamond Frost® has quickly gained fame as a reliable heat-tolerant bedding annual. It blooms continuously through the growing season producing fine lacy white flowers above delicate bushy plants. This truly deer resistant annual was bred in Germany by Garry Grueber and first introduced in 2004.

A native to tropical areas in Mexico, Central America and South America, hypericum-leaved spurge is a small roadside and field weed and has recently been cultivated as a garden...