Acmella oleracea

We grow this tender annual each year at the same timing as tomatoes and basil in our garden.  In July and August, it produces striking yellow and red flower heads without any ray flowers, giving... more->

Acmella caulirhiza

This Kenyan species of toothache plant grows as a ground cover or vine.  It's sensitive to frost but makes a great medicinal annual plant for our climate.  We occasionally grow the vines in... more->

Malva verticillata var. crispa

Though we usually propagate perennials, this annual mallow is a staple of our summer and fall diet because it is so prolific.  So we planted a few seeds into pots to make sure we could share this... more->

Nicotania alata

Growing up to 5 feet tall, this sticky-leaved flowering tobacco produces drooping white flowers that are one of the most sweet and fragrant blossoms I know.  They will fill the garden with perfume... more->

Calendula officinalis

Bright yellow-orange flowers abound on these sun-loving plants.  Although calendula is an annual that doesn't survive the winter well, it faithfully self-sows in our garden and emerges each spring... more->

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