Plant Finder:

This Plant finder helps find the best flowers but also includes a priceless flower planting guide.

Been looking hard for annuals for container gardening? I know it's not an easy task.

Find some great choices in our flower guides/plant care guides that will spruce up the front stoop, that patio garden or deck, or even that tired old porch railing.

These flower lists are compiled in alphabetical order for ease. Scroll through them all, or find a great choice and move on.

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Container Garden Gazania
Gazania (Gazania)

Grow up to 12 inches in height

Requires Full Sun
( Flowers won't bloom well unless they're drinched in Full Sun )

Blooms All Summer

Photo by Ol.v!er [H2vPk] /Flickr

Bedding Geranium (Pelargonium)
Bedding Geranium (Pelargonium)

Plant grows to 12 inches in height

Requires Full Sun

Blooms from Early Summer until Frost

Photo by Carl E. Lewis /Flickr

Busy Lizzie (Impatiens)
Impatiens (Busy Lizzie)

Plant grows 6-12 inches in height

( Pinch off dead blooms for continued flowering )

Needs Full Sun to Partial Shade

Blooms All Summer

Container Gardening Tip:

In most cases, you need not worry too much about the plant zone for your location. Most local nurseries and greenhouses will sell what does great in your local zone.

Photo by billums/Flickr

Container Garden Lantana
Lantana (Lantana)

Plants grow to 10-12 inches in height

Needs Full Sun

Blooms from Spring until Frost

Photo by daxiang stef /Flickr

Lobelia Container Garden
Lobelia (Lobelia)

Grows up 4-6 inches tall while trailer 18 inches long

Needs Full Sun

Blooms from Early Summer until Frost

Photo by The Marmot /Flickr

Monkey Flower (Mimulus)
Monkey Flower (Mimulus)

Grows 12-18 inches in height

Grows well in Sun or Shade

Blooms from Early Summer until Frost

Photo by Carl E. Lewis/Flickr

Love Lies Bleeding (Amaranthus)
Love Lies Bleeding (Amaranthus)

Grows from 15 inches to 4 feet tall

Needs Full Sun

Leaves keep color until Frost

Need more choices for Annual Container Gardening? Find more in this Plant Locator by clicking below.

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