Annual Manual - How To Grow Annual Flowers & Plants

Discovering Annuals, by Graham Rice

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Hardy annuals with yellow or orange flowers
For many gardeners these bright and brilliant shades are the epitome of summer but they need placing with the right neighbours.

Amberboa moschata (Sweet Sultan) 'Dairymaid' Gold-yellow puffs; scented. 2ft/60cm
Argemone mexicana (Prickly poppy) 'Yellow Lustre' Shining flowers; spiny. 18in/45cm
Bartonia aurea Golden bowls; cut back after flowering. 18in/45cm
Calendula (English marigold) 'Indian Prince' Intense double orange; red backs. 18in/45cm
Calendula (English marigold) 'Yellow Gitana' Double yellow; prone to mildew. 9in/23cm
Chrysanthemum 'Moonlight' Bold, all-gold daisies; spreading. 8in/20cm
Chrysanthemum 'Primrose Gem' Gold-eyed primrose. 18in/45cm
Dicranostigma franchetianum Like yellow, cut-leaved poppy. 3ft/90cm
Eschscholtzia (California poppy) 'Orange King' Vivid orange California poppy. 15in/38cm
Eschscholtzia 'Sundew' Lemon yellow and scented; cut leaf. 6in/15cm
Helianthus (Sunflower) 'Giant Yellow' Traditional monster sunflower. 6ft/1.8m
Helianthus (Sunflower) 'Sunspot' Huge 8in sunflowers on dwarf plants! 2ft/60cm
Hunnemannia fumariifolia Gold saucers; greyish cut leaf. 2ft/60cm
Limnanthes douglasii (Poached-egg plant) Yellow-eyed white; poached egg plant. 9in/23cm
Lobularia (Alyssum) 'Creamery' Unusual cream alyssum; almost yellow. 6in/15cm
Nemesia 'Orange Prince' Rich and intense; hates drought. 1ft/30cm
Osteospermum (Star of the Veldt) 'Gaiety' Black centred orange daisies; full sun. 2ft/60cm
Tropaeolum (Nasturtium) 'Peach Melba' Red-eyed, deep cream nasturtium. 1ft/30cm
Tropaeolum (Nasturtium) 'Whirlybird Gold' Semi-double gold nasturtium. 1ft/30cm
Ursinia anethoides Red-eyed orange daisies; very prolific. 15in/38cm

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Hardy annuals - are for sowing in the garden
Half hardy annuals - are for raising indoors or buying in


Adapted from The Planting Planner by Graham Rice  

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