Top 10 Fast-Growing Annual Flowers

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Zinnias are true annuals that are easy to grow from seed and reseed readily. They come in various forms and vibrant hues, attracting butterflies and sometimes hummingbirds. They bloom throughout the summer and fall and are seldom


Petunias are fuss-free flowers perfect for containers, pots, hanging baskets, and garden beds. They come in a variety of colors and bloom from spring to fall, with 'Supertunia Vista' being a favorite for its vibrant colors and quick filling of gaps.

Aaron' Caladium

Known for its pretty foliage, 'Aaron' caladium features heart-shaped leaves with dark green borders and pale centers. It thrives in partial shade and can be enjoyed as an annual in most areas throughout the U.S.

'Blue Daze' Evolvulus

This low-growing ground cover, also known as shaggy dwarf morning glory, is drought and heat tolerant, making it ideal for sunny spots in the garden. It blooms in the summer and adds charm to any landscape.


Dainty begonia flowers require minimal maintenance and bloom in shades of white, pink, and red throughout the summer. They can be moved indoors or their tubers reused for the following year.


Heat and drought-tolerant, angelonia flowers flourish in warm regions through the summer and fall. They are perfect for sunny gardens and are deer resistant.


Celosia flowers come in various shapes and colors, including brains, fans, and plumes, in shades of pink, red, orange, and yellow. They grow fast and are easy to care for, blooming throughout the summer and resisting deer damage.


Cosmos flowers grow taller the more you cut them and bloom in shades of pink, white, or purple throughout the summer. They are easy to grow and add a feminine touch to gardens.


Perky geranium blooms dress up walkways, porches, and front yards. They flourish for months in full sun or partial shade during the spring and summer.


Impatiens are small flowers with soft and delicate petals, ideal for darker areas of the yard. They thrive in shade and bloom abundantly throughout the summer, adding vibrant color to any garden landscape.