Annual Manual - How To Grow Annual Flowers & Plants

Discovering Annuals, by Graham Rice

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Half hardy annuals with pink flowers
Seed companies have many words for pink shades but coral, blush, rose, salmon, orchid, salmon-blush and lipstick can be misleading.

Ageratum 'Pinky' Dusty rose fluffs fade to white; dead head. 8in/20cm
Antirrhinum (Snapdragon) 'Sonnet Rose' Prolific rose pink, flowers for months. 18in/45cm
Aster 'Compliment Salmon' Open frilly flowers; lasts well cut. 2ft/60cm
Begonia (Fibrous) 'Gin' Bright rose; dark bronze leaf; lovely. 6in/15cm
Begonia (Tuberous) 'Non Stop Pink' Dense double; sow early. 1ft/30cm
Begonia (Fibrous) 'Olympia Pink' Strong pink; green leaves. 6in/15cm
Dianthus 'Colour Magician' Opens white, changes to blush then rose. 9in/23cm
Dianthus 'Pink Flash' Dark eyed rose pink; may survive the winter. 9in/23cm
Impatiens (Busy lizzie) 'Blitz Salmon' Big and bold, and a rich salmon shade. 1ft/30cm
Impatiens (Busy lizzie) 'Super Elfin Blush' Blushed white; low, spreading. 6in/15cm
Impatiens (Busy lizzie) 'Victorian Rose' Prolific semi-double; the best double yet. 9in/23cm
Nicotiana 'Domino Salmon Pink' Unique vibrant shade. 15in/38cm
Pelargonium (Geranium) 'Sensation Blush Pink' Extraordinarily prolific. 1ft/30cm
Pelargonium (Geranium) 'Vogue Apple Blossom' Pink fading to blushed white. 1ft/30cm
Petunia 'Mirage Rose' Bold pink; highly weather resistant. 1ft/30cm
Petunia 'Supercascade Pink' Bright pink; good in baskets; trailing habit.
Salvia 'Sizzler Salmon' Two tone pink; unusual and effective. 9in/23cm
Verbena 'Amour Light Pink' Pale centred, bright pink. 9in/23cm
Viola (Pansy) 'Imperial Pink Shades' Plum, rose then blush. 6in/15cm

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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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