12 Types of Annual Wildflowers

Learn about the various types of annual wildflowers and how to successfully grow them with this gardening guide.

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Cornflower <i>(Centaurea cyanus)</i>

Often found growing around the edges of agricultural fields, the beautiful annual cornflower has blue outer petals with reddish purple inner florets. It used to be a common wildflower on farmland, but its numbers are now in decline. This fully hardy plant prefers full to partial sun and well-drained to moist soil. H: 24 inches; S: 16 inches

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