Annuals

Annuals

annual flowers

About

Annuals are flowers and plants grown for one growing season in the landscape. Popular annuals like impatiens, petunias, and coleus are just the start of what can be successfully grown in garden beds, containers, and hanging baskets. From selection and seed starting to transplanting and caring, learn how to grow annuals in the Iowa yard and garden.

vases of cut flowers

Growing and Selling Cut Flowers in Iowa

I drive all over the state serving commercial vegetable and specialty crops growers. In the past five years, I have noticed a large increase in the number of farms that grow and sell cut flowers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Annuals Experts

Aaron Steil

Aaron Steil

Consumer Horticulture Extension Specialist
Selection and Care of Annuals
Container Gardening
Tropical Plants

Cindy Haynes

Cindy Haynes

Professor
Selection and Care of Annuals
Container Gardening