Flowers - Knowledgebase Question

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


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Answer from NGA
March 2, 2009

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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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