Annual Plants List
Technically, an annual is a plant that completes its life cycle from germination to seedling to death in one year. Here at Floridata, and in most horticultural circles, an annual is any plant that blooms its first year from seed, whether or not it is capable of surviving another year. Annuals are usually selected for their color and planted in containers, beds or formal borders.
Around this time of year farmers here in Kentucky remove the flower buds from the waist-high tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) plants. Sometimes they miss a few, like this on, and the showy, fragrant flowers make an appearance. Click to download a large of version (800x600) of this beautiful burley blossom from my home state of Kentucky (which is also preparing to re-enter the commercial hemp, Cannabis sativa market).
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