cornflowers in a summer field

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cornflowers in a summer field

By Mary H. Dyer, Master Naturalist and Master Gardener The growing season is long in USDA plant hardiness zone 9, and the list of beautiful annuals for zone 9 is nearly neverending. Lucky warm-climate gardeners can pick from a rainbow of colors and a tremendous selection of sizes and forms. The most difficult thing about choosing annuals for zone 9 is narrowing down the selection. Read on, and then enjoy growing annuals in zone 9! Growing Annuals in Zone 9 A comprehensive list of annuals for zone 9 is beyond the scope of this article, but our list of a few of the most common zone 9 annuals should be enough to pique your curiosity. Keep in mind that many annuals may be perennial in warm climates. Popular Annual Flowers Common in Zone 9 Zinnia (Zinnia spp.) Verbena (Verbena spp.) Sweet pea (Lathyrus) Poppy (Papaver spp.) African marigold (Tagetes erecta)

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