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Image of Lupinus texensis photo by: David L. Morgan

David L. Morgan

(Bluebonnet, Texas Lupine)

The Texas lupine is a small bushy annual, that will sometimes survive as a short-lived perennial. The compact plant puts forth short spikes of blue and white flowers that appear in spring, when the growing conditions in Texas are most favorable. When they first open, the pea-like blooms are blue with white centers, and as they age the white centers turn purple. Insect pollinators know not to visit the older purple-centered flowers. Flowers are followed by dark, pea-like pods. Bluebonnet leaves are...

Image of Malva neglecta photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Common Mallow)

A prolific weed found across most of North America, common mallow is a prostrate to upright annual or short-lived perennial from Eurasia and North Africa. It produces many small, white, often lilac-striped mallow blooms along sprawling to erect stems lined with crinkly, round leaves. It tends to inhabit open fields, disturbed lands, waste ground and roadsides and can withstand growing in very poor soils.

Habit varies widely among individual plants, but all have crinkly, fuzzy, heavily veined...

Image of Matricaria matricarioides photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Pineapple Weed, Ray-less Dogfennel)

A cousin to the herb chamomile, pineapple weed is encountered as a diminutive weed invading lawns, roadsides or other gravelly, unmanaged landscapes. It's native to western North America, but grows all across the continent today. With close examination, this annual may briefly intrigue you with its petalless flowers and frilly leaves that faintly smell of pineapple when crushed.

Pineapple weed will grow any time of year when frosts do not occur and temperatures are warm. The dark green leaves...

Image of Mauranthemum paludosum photo by: Ernst Benary® Inc.

Ernst Benary® Inc.

(Annual Chrysanthemum, Annual Paludosum Daisy)

Dainty daises top the mounded lacy foliage of this low, bushy, easy to grow annual. Native to Portugal, Spain and the Balearic Islands, it is sometimes called mini-Marguerite or mini-Shasta daisy.

Germinating 2 to 3 weeks after a shallow sowing, this cool-season annual puts forth a dense low-growing clump of green or gray-green, toothed, spoon-shaped leaves. In early summer, upright leafy stems are crowned with small white daisies with deep yellow centers. Each stem bears a single daisy.

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(Annual Chrysanthemum, Mini Marguerite, Snowland Annual Chrysanthemum)

Native to Portugal, Spain and the Balearic Islands, paludosum daisy is a low, bushy, easy to grow annual that also goes by the names mini-Marguerite or mini-Shasta daisy. Atypically large snow-white daisies top the mounded lacy foliage of the cultivar 'Snowland.'

Germinating 2 to 3 weeks after a shallow sowing, this cool-season annual puts forth a dense low-growing clump of green jaggedly toothed leaves. In early summer, upright leafy stems are crowned with small white daisies with deep yellow...

Image of Melampodium divaricatum photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Butter Daisy, Melampodium)

A tried and true annual for hot weather, butter daisy will produce a colorful show of small golden daisies through the worst heat of summer into fall. This bushy annual originates from Central America where it has become adapted to hot, humid summer conditions. Established plants will also withstand periods of drought. Little to no deadheading is required to keep plants looking good.

The dense, well-branched stems of butter daisy are lined with opposite green leaves that are slightly fuzzy and...

Image of Melampodium divaricatum

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Butter Daisy, Million Gold Melampodium)

The compact and carefree 'Million Gold' has bright green foliage and produces a wealth of golden flowers that stand up to rain, high heat and even light frost. A tried and true annual for hot weather, butter daisy will produce a colorful show of small golden daisies through the worst heat of summer into fall. This bushy annual originates from Central America where it has become adapted to hot, humid summer conditions. Established plants will also withstand periods of drought. Little to no deadheading...

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Mark A. Miller

(Butter Daisy)

The compact 'Showstar' has lush green foliage and produces lots of larger-than-normal golden flowers that stand up to rain, high heat and even light frost. A tried and true annual for hot weather, butter daisy will produce a colorful show of small golden daisies through the worst heat of summer into fall. This bushy annual originates from Central America where it has become adapted to hot, humid summer conditions. Established plants will also withstand periods of drought. Little to no deadheading...

(Bells-of-Ireland)

Cherished for their tall verdant spikes of saucer-shaped blossoms, these annuals or short-lived perennials from the Mediterranean and western Asia have been grown in gardens since the 16th century. Each blossom comprises a large, green, white-veined calyx, surrounding a small, white or pinkish, two-petaled corolla. The calyx ages to a parchment-like texture and color. The blossoms cluster in whorls in the leaf axils of upright stems. The plants emit a pungent fragrance when bruised. Of the four species...

Image of Moluccella laevis photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Bells-of-Ireland)

Cherished for its spikes of saucer-shaped, apple-green blossoms, this annual from western Asia has been grown in gardens since the 16th century. Each blossom comprises a large, green, white-veined calyx, surrounding a small, white or pinkish, two-petaled corolla. The calyx ages to a parchment-like texture and color. The densely borne blossoms cluster in whorls in the leaf axils of upright stems. The small, rounded, jagged-edged leaves protrude between the blossoms. The leaves and stems emit a pungent...