Flowers - Knowledgebase Question

Niantic, Co
Question by bvrkil
March 2, 2009
What would be the best draught resistant annual FLOWERS for the NE?

Answer from NGA
March 2, 2009


Some of the most drought tolerant annuals for Colorado include:

Annual fountain grass - (Pennisetum setaceum); Bachelor button - (Centaurea cyanus);
Cockscomb - (Celosia plumosa); Coreopsis - (Coreopsis tinctoria); Cosmos - (Cosmos sulphureus); Creeping zinnia - (Sanvitalia procumbens); Cup flower - (Nierembergia hippomanica var. violacea); Dusty miller - (Senecio cineraria); Gazania - (Gazania rigens); Globe amaranth (Gomphrena globosa); Johnny-jump-up - (Viola tricolor);
Mealy cup sage - (Salvia farinacea); Mexican sunflower - (Tithonia rotundifolia);
Moss rose - (Portulaca grandiflora); Periwinkle - (Catharanthus roseus); Rocket larkspur - (Consolida ambigua); Rudbeckia - (Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima);
Spider flower - (Cleome hassleriana); Sweet alyssum - (Lobularia maritima).


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