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.
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.