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Question by mmwimmer
April 21, 2009
Which annuals make good cut flowers to bring indoors in the summer?

Answer from NGA
April 21, 2009
Here are the best annuals for cut flowers:
Amaranthus caudatus (Love-lies-bleeding), Antirrhinum majus (Snapdragon), Arctotis grandis (African Daisy), Argemone (Pricklepoppy), Calendula officinalis (Pot-marigold), Callistephus (China Aster), Centaurea moschata (Sweet-sultan), Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum), Clarkia elegans (Clarkia), Coreopsis tinctoria (Calliopsis), Cosmos (Cosmos), Delphinium ajacis (Common Larkspur), Dianthus chinensis (China Pink), Emilia sp (Emilia), Eschscholzia californica (California Poppy), Gaillardia (Blanket flower), Gomphrena globosa (Globe-Amaranth),
Gypsophila elegans (Baby's breath), Helianthus annuus (Sunflower), Helichrysum brachteatum (Strawflower), Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet Pea), Lavatera trimestris (Rose mallow), Limonium sinuatum (Statice), Lupinus hybrids (Lupine hybrids), Matricaria inodora (Corn chamomile), Matthiola bicornis (Evening stock), Nicotiana alata (Flowering Tobacco), Nigella damascena (Devil in a bush), Papaver glaucum (Poppy),
Phacelia campanularia (California bluebell), Phlox Drummondii (Annual phlox),
Polygonum (Polygonum), Reseda odorata (Mignonette), Salpiglossis sinuata (Painted tongue), Scabiosa atropurpurea (Sweet Scabiosa), Senecio elegans (Senecio),
Tagetes (Marigold), and Verbena.

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