Plant a beautiful garden on a budget with these best-value annual flowers. Before you buy seeds, figure out which zone you are in (go to PlantHardiness.ars.usda.gov for information), then check the seed pack for recommended zone guidelines. Double-check with your gardening neighbors to find out which of these annuals do well in your area.
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Centaurea cyanus, also known as Cornflowers, are popular blue, pink and white flowers that are excellent for cutting and drying. They bloom from late June through August if deadheaded.