Answer: Here are some suggestions for long-blooming, weather-sturdy annuals that should do well in your situation: Ageratum, Vinca (Catharanthus roseus), Flamingo Feather cockscomb (Celosia cristata), New Guinea Impatiens (Impatiens hybrids), Impatiens wallerana, Petunia Wave Series (pink and purple), and Zinnias. For trailing plants in addition to Vinca, try trailing nasturtiums (Tropaeolum majus 'Jewel of Africa', 'Empress of India', etc.).
Container plants need more frequent watering than bed-grown plants, so check the soil moisture in your containers daily. Enjoy!
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