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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Plant Height: 4-6 feet
Plant Spread: 18-36 inches
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Bloom Size: 6"-12"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Dye production
Cut Flower
Edible Parts: Fruit
Dynamic Accumulator: Ca (Calcium)
Mn (Manganese)
Zn (Zinc)
Cu (Copper)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Sow in situ
Pollinators: Flies
Bees

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ATP Podcast #51: Easy Annuals To Fill Those Empty AreasATP Podcast #51: Easy Annuals To Fill Those Empty Areas
By dave on April 4, 2014

What to do with those empty spots in your garden? Annuals, of course! But which ones? In this episode we'll discuss our favorite annuals that grow fast, get big, and are easy to grow.

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Date: 2018-09-04
By Lucichar
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Location: West Valley City, UTDate: 2011-08-08
By Zencat
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Location: My zone 3a gardenDate: 2013-08-30
By mcash70
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Location: AZDate: 2014-04-01The birds and the bees love this one. It is a majestic backdrop i
By cocoajuno
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Location: My zone 3a gardenDate: 2013-08-25
By mcash70
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Location: West Valley City, UTDate: 2011-08-14
By Zencat
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Location: Glendale, AZDate: 2018Sunflower (Helianthus)
By RobGlen
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Location: Columbus, Ohio USA, Zone 6bDate: 2016-07-17
By cwhitt
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2018-08-09
By carlysuko
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Location: My zone 3a gardenDate: 2013-08-30
By mcash70
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Location: My zone 3a gardenDate: 2013-08-23
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Location: My zone 3a gardenDate: 2013-08-29
By mcash70
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Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
By Calif_Sue
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 Photo Courtesy of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. Used with permissi
By Joy
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Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, GaDate: 2019-06-02Autumn Beauty Sunflower 001
By dawiz1753
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Courtesy Sustainable Seed Company
By vic
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Location: My zone 3a gardenDate: 2013-08-28
By mcash70
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Date: 2015-08-15
By Paul2032
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Date: 2013-08-29
By Paul2032
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2015-02-17
By jmorth
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Location: Columbus, Ohio USA, Zone 6bDate: 2017-06-27
By cwhitt
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Plant Events from our members
dragonfetti On March 17, 2015 Transplanted
6 to pots
dragonfetti On March 14, 2015 Seeds germinated
dragonfetti On March 10, 2015 Seeds sown
In 'I' container with vermiculite.
paleohunter On April 24, 2021 Seeds sown
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