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Annuals are an inexpensive way to add colour, beauty and variety to your yard and garden. Typically, annuals are smaller plant forms that must be replaced every year in our climate zone.

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Common Name
Colour
Size
Soil
Bloom
Light
white, purple
10"
moist
sum-fall
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white, violet
6"
moist
spr-fall
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red
48"
moist
sum-fall
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blue, pink
8"
moist
spr-fall
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pink, red, white
8-16"
dry-moist
summer
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yellow
12"
dry-moist
spr-fall
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various
8-10"
dry-moist
spr-fall
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pink, white
23-29"
dry-moist
summer
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yellow, pink, red
36-60"
dry-moist
summer
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pink
36"
dry-moist
sum
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white
12"
moist
spr-fall
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Citronella
inconspicuous
24-36"
dry
none
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inconspicuous
24-36"
moist
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Dahlia
red, orange
24-36"
moist
sum-fall
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Daisies
yellow
18"
moist
sum-fall
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white, purple
10"
moist
sum-fall
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inconspicuous
3"
dry
-
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white
24-36"
dry-moist
summer
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white
14"
dry
spr-fall
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blue, white
12"
dry-moist
summer
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blue
24"
moist
sum-fall
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red
6"
moist
sum-fall
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purple
10"
dry-moist
spr-fall
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red, pink, white
12-18"
dry-moist
summer
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red, pink
10"
dry-moist
sum-fall
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red, pink, oran, whi
8-10"
dry-moist
sum-fall
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red, pink, white
18-24"
dry-moist
summer
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yellow
5"
moist
summer
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Grasses - Annual
-
24-36"
dry-moist
-
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seed heads
24-48"
dry-moist
-
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-
24-72"
semi-aquatic
-
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purple
20"
moist
spr-fall
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pink, red, whi, purp
10-24"
moist
spr-fall
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inconspicuous
18"
moist
-
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inconspicuous
10"
moist
-
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red
6"
dry
spr-fall
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white, blue
5-8"
moist
spr-fall
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yel, orang, red
10-20"
moist
spr-sum
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pink
12"
dry-moist
spr-sum
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pink, red
8-15"
dry-moist
summer
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white, pink
12-14"
moist
spr-sum
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white, yellow
8-12"
moist
spr-sum
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various
4-8"
dry-moist
summer
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purp, pink, yel, white
6-15"
dry-moist
summer
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various
8-10"
dry-moist
spr-fall
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inconspicuous
5-10 ft
moist
-
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inconspicuous
14"
moist
-
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purple
14-24"
dry-moist
summer
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white, yellow
8-12"
moist
spr-sum
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red, yellow
8-20"
dry-moist
sum-fall
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whi, red, pink, viol, yel
30"
moist
spr
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inconspicuous
8"
dry-moist
-
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yel, blue
10-14"
moist
spr-fall
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white, pin, red, purp
8-10"
moist
spr-fall
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white, oran, purp
5"
moist
spr-fall
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yel, oran, red
14"
moist
spr-sum
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We can put together just the right combination of colours and textures.

Planting Information

The area around Lethbridge has an average growing season of about 121 days, from approximately May 18th to September 16th.

The last frost reliably fell before May 31st, 18 of the past 19 years, with the average being May 18th.

The end of the season frost is less predictible since eight frosts fell between September 1st and 15th, nine between September 16th and September 30th. Two frosts have occurred before the end of August. For more information, refer to the Gardener's Web Planting Guide


GuideClick on the planting guide thumbnail for suggestions on vegetable planting days.