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annuals
Name Botanical Name Comments
SCARLET RUNNER BEAN Phaseolus coccineus
Vine has red, flower clusters, edible beans; seeds can be planted directly outdoors
SPANISH FLAG Mina lobata sun
Twining climber; 3 flower colors same time
SWEET PEA Lathyrus odoratus sun or part shade
5-6ft. 1.5-2m. April 1
10 ft. 3 m.
n/a/April 20 Old-fashioned favorite with fragrant flowers; seeds can be planted directly outdoors
SWEET POTATO VINE Ipomoea batatus 2-3 ft.. 60-75 cm. sun to part shade n/a
Used primarily for hanging baskets and ground cover, grown for colourful foliage
hanging baskets
BACOPA Satura cordata
Low spreading annual, tiny flowers
BIDENS Bidens ferulifolia Compact, bright, longlasting flowers, heat tolerant BEGONIA,TUBEROUS Begonia tuberhybrida Showy, large, double flowers
MILLION BELLS Calibrachoa
Small vividly coloured petunia-like flowers COLEUS Coleus hybridus Grown for its colourful foliage
FUCHSIA Fuchsia hybrida Drooping bi-colored flowers
GERANIUM, IVY Pelargonium peltatum Durable plant with divided leaves
part shade
sun
shade
sun or shade
part shade
part shade
sun
Height/Spread Sun or Shade,
Flower Colour In/Out Seed Date
red n/a/May 25
red, orange, yellow
pink, white, blue, red, cream, purple
purple foliage
white, pink
yellow
pink, red ,white, orange, yellow
blue, pink, white
various
red, white, purple
red, pink, white
7 ft. 2 m. sun
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