Define Annuals/perrennials - Knowledgebase Question

Franklin, NH
Question by geminii90
July 7, 2002
please define the differences between annuals/perennials?
how often are they planted,what keeps growing back yrly?

Answer from NGA
July 7, 2002


Annuals are planted each year, perennials typically live for three years or longer. I use the mnemonic device of p is for permanent -- p is for perennial. Biennials grow for a season, live over a winter, bloom the second year and then die. I hope this helps.

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