The Q&A Archives: Flowering Plants in San Francisco

Question: San Francisco winters are rainy and mild -- it rarely dips below freezing. I was wondering if there are any flowering outdoor plants that would work well for a container garden during this gloomy time?

Answer: Your weather in San Francisco is similar to that of Seattle. Some of the most attractive "off-season" plants include ornamental kale, winter pansies, primrose, sweet peas and candytuft. Give these plants a try; they're sure to brighten your doorstep!

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