Flowers Annual

Flower Annual | Cornflower Blue | Centaurea cyanus

Flower Annual | Cornflower Blue | Centaurea cyanus

Cornflower blue is an old-field herb with blue flowers and is, unfortunately, not so common in wheatfields anymore. The cornflower is suited as cut flower and for drying. The plant is not suitable to replant. Cornflowers need support. Furthermore, the cornflower is an excellent flower for bees and butterflies.

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Flower Annual | Cosmos, Mixed | Cosmos Bipinnatus

Flower Annual | Cosmos, Mixed | Cosmos Bipinnatus

Mixed Cosmos is a firm plant with fine, pinnate leaves and beautiful big flowers, varying in colour from white to dark pink. The flowers are suited as cut flower. Cosmos keeps blossoming when you pick regularly. The flowers are annual and not frost-proof

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Flower Annual | Love-in-a-mist | Nigella damascena

Flower Annual | Love-in-a-mist | Nigella damascena

Love-in-a-mist is has light blue and white flowers in a crown of delicate green. The decorative capsules appear after blossoming and are suited for drying. It can be used as a cut flower and is a good plant for bees and butterflies. The plants are not easy to replant.

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Flower Annual | Marigold | Calendula Officinalis

Flower Annual | Marigold | Calendula Officinalis

Marigold has singular, orange flowers with a dark heart. These flowers are easy to cultivate and serve as an ornamental plant. It is used for medicinal, cosmetic and culinary purposes. Marigold flowers can serve as ornament in dishes and it can be used for seasoning in stews; the leaves are suitable for tea.

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Flower Annual | High Mallow | Malva sylvestris

Flower Annual | High Mallow | Malva sylvestris

High mallow is a firm, branching plant with big, pink, dark nerved flowers. The seed capsules look like cheese, in which the disk-shaped seeds are pressed against each other and sitting in a circle. The plant can be used as cut flower and is an excellent bee and butterfly plant.

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Flower Annual | Annual Mallow | Lavatera trimestris

Flower Annual | Annual Mallow | Lavatera trimestris

Annual Mallow is a firm, branched plant, which is a member of the Malva family. The plant is covered with big (10 centimetres), pink, dark nerved flowers. The flowers can be used as cut flower and the plant is an excellent bee and butterfly plant.

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Flower Annual | Morning Glory | Ipomoea Purpurea

Flower Annual | Morning Glory | Ipomoea Purpurea

Morning Glory is a climbing plant with big, purple-blue flowers with a white heart. Every morning, new flowers open up, and wither later in the afternoon. The plants easily climb on a thread or stick.

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Flower Annual | Nasturtium, non-vining | Tropaeolum majus

Flower Annual | Nasturtium, non-vining | Tropaeolum majus

Nasturtium (not vining) has singular flowers in different shades of yellow, orange and red. The flowers and leaves of the plants are edible. Especially the flowers are used as garnish in salads. Planting close by fruit trees keeps lice at a distance.

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Flower Annual | Poppy, mixed | Papaver rhoeas

Flower Annual | Poppy, mixed | Papaver rhoeas

Mixed Poppy is a delightful mixture of poppies with a wide variety of colours and shapes. The colours vary from cream to orange and from pink to red, with or without white rim. There are both single as double flowers. Bumblebees visit the plants very often.

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Flower Annual | Nasturtium, Vining and Climbing | Tropaeolum majus

Flower Annual | Nasturtium, Vining and Climbing | Tropaeolum majus

Nasturtium (vining, climbing) has singular flowers in different shades of yellow, orange and red. The flowers and leaves of the plants are edible. Especially the flowers are used as garnish in salads. Planting close by fruit trees keeps lice at a distance.

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Flower Annual | Sweet Pea | Lathyrus odoratus

Flower Annual | Sweet Pea | Lathyrus odoratus

Sweet pea is a climbing flower, which should be cultivated alongside a wire netting. The flowers, which smell delicious, have short stems and different colours.

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Flower Annual | Sunflower, small flower yellow | Helianthus Annuus

Flower Annual | Sunflower, small flower yellow | Helianthus Annuus

Sunflower (small flower yellow) is a branched sunflower and lots of stalks with flowers. The yellow flowers with dark hearts are quite small. This sunflower is suited as cut flower and bee and butterfly plant. Frequent picking stimulates longer flowering.

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Flower Annual | Sunflower, Velvet Queen | Helianthus Annuus

Flower Annual | Sunflower, Velvet Queen | Helianthus Annuus

Sunflower ‘’Velvet Queen’’ is a sunflower with branched stems and medium sized flowers with a warm, and attractive bronze colour. The plants can grow up to 2 metres high.

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Flower Annual | Sunflower, medium flower red | Helianthus annuus

Flower Annual | Sunflower, medium flower red | Helianthus annuus

Sunflower (medium flower red) is a sunflower with branched stems and medium sized flowers in the colours yellow with red and pale red to dark red. This sunflower is a good cut flower and bee and butterfly plant. The plants can grow up to 2 metres high. 

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Flower Annual | Sunflower, medium flower yellow | Helianthus Annuus

Flower Annual | Sunflower, medium flower yellow | Helianthus Annuus

Sunflower (medium flower yellow) is a sunflower with branched stems and medium sized flowers in various shades of yellow. This sunflower is used as cut flower and is a good bee and butterfly plant. The plants can grow up to 2 metres high.

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Flower Annual | Sunflower, large flower yellow | Helianthus annuus

Flower Annual | Sunflower, large flower yellow | Helianthus annuus

Sunflower (large flower yellow) is the classic sunflower with an, mostly, unbranched stem and big yellow flowers with a dark brown heart. These big sunflowers can grow up to 3 metres high! The big black seeds are eatable and can be picked from the middle of September.

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