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Flowers: ANNUALS

 

Partial List of Annuals for Tulsa


Note: Temperature--Cool below 70° F., High above 85° F.
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Special Places, Uses/Tips and Comments
Sun 10-12 8-10 Dry Med. Cool Will take cool, dry, drought conditions. May overwinter if mulched.
Sun
PSh
4-6 5-7 Avg/
Moist
Low. Avg Light shade. Moist spots. Cut flowers. Better where not hot/humid
Sun 18-36 15-18 Dry Med. High Hot spots; Dry and drought conditions. Do not overwater or overfeed.
Sun 8-10 8-10 Dry Med. Avg Herbacious borders, beds and containers. Popular with bees.
Sun
PSh
6-30 6-18 Moist. High Avg Tolerates alkaline soil. Cut flowers. Use wilt and virus resistant varieties.
Sun
PSh
12-36 10-15 Moist. Low High Moist areas.
Sun
PSh
Sh
6-8 7-9 Avg Low Avg Heavy Shade; Hanging Baskets.
Bronze-leaf better than green-leaf in high heat and humidity.
PSh 8-10 8-10 Moist Low Cool Hanging baskets.
Sun
PSh
72 12-15 Moist Med. Avg Light shade. Hanging basket.
Sh 10-15 8-10 Moist Low Cool Heavy shade; Moist areas. Hanging baskets.
Sun 10-12 8-10 Moist High Avg/
Cool
Moist areas. Cut flowers. May overwinter if mulched.
Sun 8-10 7-9 Dry Low High Dry and drought conditions.
Sun 18-48 9-24 Moist Med. Avg Moist areas. Summer bedding display.
Sun 6-15 6-8 Dry Low High Hot spots. Dry and drought conditions. Do not plant until weather is consistantly warm in spring. Cool weather may prevent it from flowering.
LSh 18-24 8-10 Avg High Cool Cut flowers. Sow seed in very early spring where they are to bloom, they do not transplant well.
Sun
PSh
10-24 8-10 Avg Low Avg/
High
Heavy shade. Hot spots. Hanging basket. Keep flower spikes pinched off to encourage growth.
Sun 12-36 6-12 Avg/
Dry
Med. Avg/
High
Cut flowers.
Sun 18-30 16-18 Avg/
Dry
Med. Avg Cut flowers.
Sun 5-6 5-7 Avg Med. Any Hot spots. Dry and drought conditions. Hanging basket.
Sun 4-8 4-6 Avg/
Dry
Low High Hot spots. Dry and drought conditions.
Sun
PSh
8-15 8-10 Moist High Avg Light shade. Hot spots. Cut flowers.
Sun
PSh
6-10 7-9 Avg Low Any Light shade. Tolerates alkaline soil. Fragrance. May overwinter if mulched.
Sun
PSh
8-10 6-8 Dry Low High Light shade. Hot spots. Dry and drought conditions. Use with white or pastel flowers in areas to be viewed at night.
Sun 15-18 15-18 Moist Low Cool Moist areas. May overwinter if mulched.
Sun
PSh
6-12 8-12 Moist Low Cool Moist areas. Discard plants after flowering.
Sun
PSh
12-48 8-10 Moist High Avg Heavy shade. Hanging basket.
Sun
LSh
10-18 8-15 Moist Med. High Create bright patches in borders.
Sun 6-10 8-10 Dry High Any Hot spots. Dry and drought conditions.
Sun 10-15 10-12 Moist High Avg/
High
Geraniums grown from seed(hybrids) are more heat and fade resistant than cutting-grown types. Cutting types best in containers, seed types planted in massed beds.
Sun 12-18 12-15 Moist Med. Avg/
High
Hot spots. Cut flowers.
Sun 18-36 12-24 Moist Low High Cut flower.
Sun 9-30 10-15 Dry Med. Avg Pompon-like flower attractive when dried.
Sun
LSh
48-60 24-30 Moist Med. Avg/
High
Useful as back of herbaceous border. Protect from strong winds.
Sun
PSh
6-18 8-10 Moist Low Avg Moist areas. Hanging baskets.
Sun
LSh
10-12 10-12 Moist Med. Avg Moist areas. Hanging baskets. Keep roots moist and cool when first planted.
Sun 24 10-12 Moist Med. Avg Hanging basket.
Sun 24-36 18-24 Dry Low High Hot spots. Dry and drought conditions.
Sun 10-12 8-10 Avg Med. Avg Ground cover or cascading plant.
Sun 10-15 8-10 Avg Med. Avg/
High
Cut flowers.
Sun
PSh
2-5 8-10 Moist Low Cool Light shade. Moist areas. Hanging basket.
Sun 8-30 12-15 Avg High Avg Hot spots. Cut flowers. Do not plant unless in bud or bloom, otherwise, may not bloom until late summer.
Sun 5-10 3-6 Avg High Avg Hot spots. Cut flowers.
Sh 6-8 5-7 Moist Low Cool Heavy shade. Moist spots.
Sun
PSh
12-15 8-10 Moist Low Avg/
High
Light shade. Hot spots. Moist areas.
Sun
PSh
4-8 5-7 Moist Low Avg/
High
Light shade. Hot spots. Moist areas.
Sun
PSh
4-8 6-8 Moist Med. Cool Light shade. Moist spots. May overwinter if mulched.
Sun 6-12 10-12 Dry Med. Avg Hot spots. Dry and drought conditions. Hanging baskets. Use multiflora in massed beds; grandifloras for containers and up-close viewing. May overwinter if mulched.
Sun 6-10 7-9 Moist Low Cool Moist areas. May overwinter if mulched.
Sun 4-6 6-8 Dry Low High Hot spots. Dry and drought conditions. Hanging basket.
PSh 6-8 4-6 Moist High Cool Produces a carpet of flowers in spring.
Sun 18-24 10-12 Moist Med. Cool Moist areas.
Sun
PSh
12-24 6-8 Avg/
Moist
Low Avg/
High
Light shade. Hot spots. Dry and drought conditions. Moist areas. Cut flowers.
Sun 12-24 8-12 Moist Avg High Tolerates alkaline soil.
Sun 6-15 6-8 Avg Med. Cool Cut flowers. Pinch when first planted to encourage bushiness. May overwinter if mulched.
Sun 30-48 12-15 Dry Low Avg/
High
Dry and drought conditions. Cut flowers.
Sun 12-36 12-24 Dry Med. Any Cut flower.
Sun 12-24 10-12 Moist High Cool Moist areas. Cut flowers. Fragrance.
Sun 15-24 7-9 Dry Med. High Dry and drought conditions. Tolerates alkaline soil.
Sun
PSh
3-5 10-12 Avg/
Dry
Low Avg Light shade. Dry and drought conditions. Moist areas. Hanging basket. Fragrance. Use in raised containers where fragrance will be appreciated.
Sun 6-8 5-7 Avg Med. Avg/
High
Hot spots.
Sh 8-12 6-8 Moist Low Cool Heavy shade. Moist spots.
Sun
PSh
12-14 6-8 Any Low High Light shade. Hot spots. Dry and drought conditions. Hanging basket. Very polution tolerant.
Sun 4-36 4-10 Avg High Avg/
High
Hot spots. Dry and drought conditions. Cut flowers.
 

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