Annuals can be some of the most rewarding plants to grow in the garden as they can go from seed to flower quite quickly, and transform your outdoor space into a colorful, fragranced, floral retreat. Annuals that bloom all summer long are among the most popular annuals, as they can be enjoyed for the longest time. This list comprises some of the easiest to grow and care for, plus the most stunning annual plants that will bring long-lived flowers to your garden.
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Autumn Blaze maple trees have stunning fall foliage with branches that are rounded or oval. These trees are a hybrid species of red maple and silver maple and boast beautiful reddish-orange color that looks spectacular in any landscape.
You may have already seen or eaten those mini oranges that taste super sweet and have the thinnest peel. But have you ever wondered what they are? These citrus fruits are called clementines and can easily be grown in your own garden. Clementine trees are ideal for beginner gardeners who want to grow citrus trees as houseplants. This is because clementines are hardier than their relatives and caring for them isn’t as difficult as you may think.
Miss Kim lilac is a beautiful flowering shrub that produces fragrant, purple blooms in spring. This deciduous shrub has a short mature height and its distinctive fragrance differs from the common French lilac. For those who have limited space in their gardens, planting Miss Kim lilac trees is an excellent choice. When planted in full sun, this shrub will add phenomenal color and texture to any landscape.
Willow hybrid trees are one of the fastest-growing trees in the world. They typically gain between six and ten feet in height each year, though, in ideal conditions, this can increase to as much as 20 feet each year. They have many excellent qualities that make them easy to grow in a wide range of situations.
Trees with white bark add an extra dimension of interest to a garden and remain visually compelling even if the tree is deciduous and, therefore, bare throughout winter. These are some of the best and most popular white bark trees.
Looking for an unusual-looking, interesting conifer tree for your backyard? Then how about the monkey puzzle tree! Also called the Chile Pine, this evergreen tree has been around for millions of years (yes, since the dinosaur times!).
The fiddle leaf fig tree features heavily-veined, oval-shaped leaves that grow upright. These tropical plants thrive in very warm and humid conditions, but growing them at home can be somewhat challenging. The good news is, these plants are very hardy by nature and can withstand less-than-ideal conditions for quite a long time.
Bamboo is a nice evergreen subfamily of treelike grasses. They are fast-growing and highly-resistant to any kind of weather though full sun fits them best. These plants are more vibrant and grow much faster outdoors. If you're looking for some outdoor bamboo plants for your garden, this is the guide you need.
Also known as the Japanese flowering cherry or Kanzan, the Kwanzan cherry tree is a fruitless and sterile plant that boasts stunning beauty. Thanks to the minimal care requirements of this tree, it is well worth planting in any garden. These cherry trees feature deep and dramatic pink double blossoms with rich red-copper leaves emerging in fall
Roses have long been a popular plant because of their pleasant fragrance and romantic-looking blossoms. One variety that looks a lot like the classic rose but is much easier to grow and care for is the Double Knockout Rose. This shrub rose variety is called a Double Knockout because it truly is a knockout flower! With its doubling petals and self-cleaning properties, it’s no wonder so many gardeners prefer growing the Double Knockout rose for fuller bloom.
If you're looking for solutions to create private space for your home, choosing trees that can block sights, noise is a great idea. These privacy trees have certain traits that make them ideally suited for creating privacy in the garden.